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Training Requirements for CEC Accreditation

As part of the CEC accreditation process, you’ll be required to meet the required units of competency to be eligible to apply. Below are the license requirements and units of competency you’ll need for each type of accreditation.

  • Solar Grid-connect accreditation
    • Grid-connect Design Only
    • Grid-connect Install Only
    • Grid-connect Design and Install
  • Solar Stand-alone Power System
    • SPS Design
    • SPS Install
    • SPS Design & Install
  • Battery Storage accreditation
    • Grid-connect Battery Storage Design Only
    • Grid-connect Battery Storage Install Only
    • Grid-connect Battery Storage Design and Install

Stand-alone Design

  • Required Electrical Knowledge
    • Refer to training organisation
  • PV System Knowledge
    • UEENEEK123A - Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK128A - Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
    • UEENEEK139A - Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems

Stand-alone Install

  • Required Electrical Knowledge
  • Refer to training organisation,
    OR
  • Hold unrestricted electrical license
  • PV System Knowledge
    • UEENEEK123A - Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK128A - Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
    • UEENEEK134A - Install ELV standalone photovoltaic power systems

Stand-alone Design & Install

  • Required Electrical Knowledge
    • Refer to training organisation,
      OR
    • Hold unrestricted electrical license
  • PV System Knowledge
    • UEENEEK123A - Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK128A - Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
    • UEENEEK134A - Install ELV standalone photovoltaic power systems
    • UEENEEK139A - Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems

Grid-connect Design

  • Required Electrical Knowledge

    • Refer to training organisation
  • PV System Knowledge

    • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK135A - Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems

    OR

    • UEERE0022 - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEERE0011 - Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems

    OR (for Victorians)

    • VU22123 - Undertake site assessment for installation of a grid-connected renewable energy generation system
    • VU22124 - Design a grid connected photovoltaic energy generation system to meet client requirements

Grid-connect Install

  • Required Electrical Knowledge

    • Hold unrestricted electrical license
  • PV System Knowledge

    • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK148A - Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

    OR

    • UEERE0022 - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEERE0016 - Install, configure and commission LV grid-connected photovoltaic power systems

Grid-connect Design & Install

  • Required Electrical Knowledge

    • Hold unrestricted electrical license
  • PV System Knowledge

    • UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEENEEK135A - Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
    • UEENEEK148A - Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

    OR

    • UEERE0022 - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus
    • UEEREE011 - Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems
    • UEERE0016 - Install, configure and commission LV grid-connected photovoltaic power systems

    OR (for Victorians only)

    • VU22123 - Undertake site assessment for installation of a grid-connected renewable energy generation system
    • VU22124 - Design a grid connected photovoltaic energy generation system to meet client requirements
    • UEENEEK148A - Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

Grid-connect Battery Storage Design Only

  • Required accreditation

    • CEC Accreditation of Grid-connect Design Only

    OR

    • CEC Accreditation of Grid-connect Design and Install
  • Training Units

    • UEERE5001 - Design battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems

    OR

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

Grid-connect Battery Storage Install Only

  • Required accreditation

    • CEC Accreditation of Grid-connect Install Only

    OR

    • CEC Accreditation of Grid-connect Design and Install
  • Training Units

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

Grid-connect Battery Storage Design and Install

  • Required accreditation

    • CEC Accreditation of Grid-connect Design and Install
  • Training Units

    • UEERE4001 - Install, maintain and fault find battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems
    • UEERE5001 - Design battery storage systems for grid-connected photovoltaic systems

    OR

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

Alan Lam

Alan Lam

Alan Lam is a solar specialist with over 5 years of experience supporting solar businesses in Australia. Alan understands the nuances of government incentive schemes for solar in Australia and beyond in detail and has a wealth of knowledge to give solar installers.

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