New Energy Technology Systems (NETS)

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  • Is this course CEC accredited?

    Yes – it’s the first step towards CEC accreditation – additional requirements apply. Head to for more information.

  • What time does the course start and finish?

    Vic – 8am sign up, starts 8.30 sharp daily. Finishes 4.30 pm.

  • How is the course delivered?

    Face to face sessions plus online and self-directed learning.

  • How long will training and assessment take?

    Most learning and some assessment activities are completed during training.

    Remaining learning and assessment are completed in your own time, within 8 weeks of completing attendance for each unit of study

  • When is payment required?

    Payment is required before the course commences.

  • Do you have more information about the pilot program?

    The pilot program was finalised in 2020. For more information, head to the NETS Project information page at:

  • Are fee subsidies available?

    Future Energy Skills was providing significant fee subsidy for this pilot program. This funding is no longer available.

Course Information

22453 Course in New Energy Technology Systems (NETS)


Students who enrolled prior to 28.02.23 can complete their studies and be issued a qualification parchment no later than 28.02.2024.


The Course involves these units of study:

VU22123   Undertake site assessment for installation of a grid-connected renewable energy generation system
VU22124   Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
VU22125   Design a grid-connected battery storage system to meet client requirements
UEERE4001   Install, maintain and fault find battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems


Assessment is part of each unit and will include:

  • direct observation of processes and procedures
  • oral and written questioning
  • inspection of final processes
  • documented work-based evidence
  • demonstration of practical skills.

Your successful completion meets the application requirements for provisional CEC accreditation  – additional requirements apply – see


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Award:            Statement of Attainment for successfully completed units of study. Full qualification awarded if the requisite units are successfully completed

Duration:       Face to Face combined with self-directed study

Cost:                Please contact us for information

Course topics:

  • How to undertake a site assessment to inform the design and install of a solar PV system
  • How to design a grid PV system and battery system for addition to an existing energy supply in line with industry standards and CEC guidelines
  • How to install, commission and fault find in a grid connected battery system in line with industry standards and CEC guidelines

Choosing a training or education provider:

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has developed a fact sheet to allow you to be fully informed about your decision to enrol in a course of study. We recommend reading this information prior to enrolling.
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