Design and Install Battery Systems for Grid Connected Solar PV Course

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    5 Days face to face

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    Written Questions and Practicals

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    Cost: (no gst applies)

    $2595 for Design and Install
    – CITB Price* (SA) : $1475
    – Solar Victoria Upskilling Program* (VIC) : Free

    $2045 for Design Only/ Install Only
    – CITB Price* (SA) : $1485
    – Solar Victoria Upkskilling Program* (VIC) : Free

    Includes training materials, morning tea and beverages

    Selected Aust Standards at additional cost.

    * CITB (SA) and Solar Victoria Upskilling Program subject to eligibility and availability. You must pay the full course price if claiming CITB – rebates are issued after you successfully complete your course. Booking fee may apply


  • What time does the course start and finish?

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

  • How is the course delivered?

    Face to face sessions x 5 plus self directed learning

  • How long will training and assessment take?

    All training and some assessment activities are completed during training

    Remaining assessments are completed in your own time, within 6 weeks of completing attendance

  • When is payment required?

    Payment is required before the course commences

  • Are fee subsidies available?

    CITB (SA) and CSQ (Qld)  are available subject to availability and eligibility

  • Will completion of the Solar Battery PV Storage Course get me CEC accreditation as a battery installer?

    Yes, after the completion of this course (Design and Install Battery Systems for Grid Connected Solar PV), you can apply to become a qualified Solar PV Battery Installer with the Clean Energy Council (CEC).

  • Which cities is the course delivered in?

    Delivery of this course is at our training facilities in: Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Darwin.

Solar Battery Storage for Grid PV Course Information

Electricians and other eligible learners* who already hold qualifications in Design/ Install Grid-Connected PV Systems  can complete this Battery Storage course and be eligible for Battery + Grid PV Design / Install Endorsement with  the Clean Energy Council (additional CEC accreditation requirements apply – see ). You must be a Licensed Electrician (A-grade, full license) to undertake the Install unit UEERE4001.

This Course involves these units of study (prerequisites apply):

UEERE4001   Install, maintain and fault find battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems

UEERE5001   Design battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems


VU22125         Design a grid-connected battery storage system to meet client requirements

Statement of Attainment for successfully completed units of study. Students who meet the required criteria will be issued a qualification parchment for 22453VIC Course in New Energy Technology Systems

*Note Electrical and Electronic Engineers who are CEC accredited in Grid PV Design can complete unit VU22125 and apply for CEC accreditation in Battery Endorsement


Face to Face option –
Consecutive 5 days face to face combined with self-directed study.

Combined Webinar + Face to Face option –

Webinar option – 4 consecutive days Live Interactive Webinars + 1 day face to face combined with self-directed study –  Available when Covid impacts our business operations – or yours!

Work on live systems with trainers who actually work in the field.  Training includes installation of three different configurations of systems, and two fully worked designs for installer-assembled battery systems for grid. You will receive thorough training and assessment to prepare you for field work – don’t be short changed by completing a shorter course involving only simple design concepts.

Contact us for a full Course Outline

Cost:  (no gst applies). FUNDING MAY BE AVAILABLE!^^

Cost subject to change without notice

$2595 for Design and Install
$2045 for Install Only and Design Only course
Includes training materials, morning tea and beverages
Selected Aust Standards at additional cost – you must have access to a copy of AS/NZS5139 – at your extra cost

^^ Funding subsidies are available through CITB (SA)*

^^Free* courses are available to eligible Victorians under the Solar Victoria Upskilling Electricians and Engineers Program (VIC). 

*Funding is subject to eligibility and availability. Booking fee may apply. Solar Victoria funding may be subject to a wait list.

Solar Battery Storage Course Includes:

  • Planning and designing battery storage systems for grid connected PV including a variety of customer drivers and battery technology
  • Sizing and configuring a battery system suitable for connection to the grid and solar PV following Australian Standards, regulations and CEC Guidelines
  • Installing maintaining and fault-finding battery storage systems for grid connected PV systems

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.
It’s available by clicking here.

Our Commitment to You

Solar Training Centre does not have commercial ownership interests in solar sales and marketing companies or in ASRs or companies employing CEC Accredited Installers.

Our trainers are committed to bringing you and your staff high quality training programs because they are solar industry professionals, not competitors to your business. You can refer your employees to our RTO services safe in the knowledge that we won’t undercut your business.

Our interest is in training you and your employees for CEC accreditation, ensuring you are safe out in the field,  and in building a highly qualified viable solar sector  – together as partners, not as commercial rivals.

We are proud participants of the following funding schemes:

Solar Victoria Upskilling Electricians & Engineers

VICTORIA ONLY : Visit the Course Fee Funding Page for more information about Victoria Upskilling Program

Construction Industry Training Board

SA ONLY: Visit the Course Fee Funding Page for more information about CITB Funding.

Funding is subject to eligibility and availability

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