The Clean Energy Council Accreditation Scheme uses a continuous professional development (CPD) program for designers/installers renewing their full accreditation.

The CPD program enables designers/installers to maintain their current knowledge base and encourages continuous updating of skills and knowledge.

Below is a list of courses on offer that can contribute to CPD for accredited designers/installers.

Training organisations can apply to have their course included on this list.

Please note: you can click on the table headings below to sort the information displayed. You can also search for a course name or institution using the search box below.

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    On 15 August 2017, the CEC Battery Installation Guidelines were released as a requirement for all battery installations. These guidelines supersede the grid connected battery storage guidelines of 2016. The purpose of this document is to proivde guidance to battery installers and promote: • best practice • compliance with existing standards • familiarity with the methodology of the forthcoming standard AS/NZS 5139 • system safety, reliability and performance.

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    Certified Installer Training2018 Presented by - Adrian Hawke Covering a range of topics : Satellite-Based Performance Ratio Services View & Set Grid Protection Parameters Site Designer New SolarEdge Web-Based Site Designer Solaredge Support Inverter Sizing Ratios, configuration & Installation

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    NECA SA/NT will be running their 2018 Roadshow Seminar Series across South Australia from March to May and we encourage all electrical contractors and workers to attend and find out the latest developments within the industry. The seminars will cover in detail the new AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules Metering Contestability the new AS/NZS 3010 Generating Sets information on the upcoming Battery Installation Standard and much more.

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    2018 SEIA Conference 1/2 Day Training

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    This qualification provides competencies in preparation to design and validate/evaluate renewable energy equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales.

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    Same siminar as conducted and approved by Impact Solar in 2017 with the Engineers from Alpha ESS in attendence

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    What are the main differences in the new standard? What is DRM & what do you need to know about it? What are the typical actions I might need to do for installations after the new standard comes into effect? What SMA inverters will comply with the new standard? What do I do with non-compliant stock? CEC lists and other installer checks

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    A course of 4 hours duration that is designed to train workers to be able to identify and have an awareness of asbestos within the workplace. It is designed to provide workers with general knowledge and does not give - nor is it designed to provide - workers with sufficient information and training to remove asbestos.

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    R & J Batteries is pleased to offer you the opportunity to attend a battery 101 with the Technical Officer of BAE, Tarek Fakih. KEY TOPICS: • Charging Set Points • SOC information • Cycle Life Charts explained • Troubleshooting guide: how to test OPzV/PVV cells in the field. Different failure methods and which is which. • Q & A session

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    All Energy - Session - Battery Face off

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    GSES has run a selection of CPD workshops held as part of the Australian Energy Storage Conference on 14 – 15 June 2017

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    * The future outlook – long term and short term LCOE * The next generation PV technologies Part * To define a high quality PV panel * What technology is available for your best choice? * The benefit from the Jinko smart modules

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    this is the presentation that we used in every single workshop in Australia wide to make trrainig to our installers. it indludes two parts: part 1 BYD company Introduction. Part 2 B-Box range in Australia. in the part 2 we introduced he basic product range technical information features and benefits and some installation cases. We organise many trainings with inverter brands such as SMA. we hope to give installers as much useful information as possible.

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    Install the carbonTRACK CT100i energy management system which enables understanding and control of electricity usage and solar system performance

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    Join the CEC accreditation team to discuss some of the issues in the industry

  • The Clean Energy Regulator will be presenting a Webinar about the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme, which is seeing a growing popularity in solar photovoltaic installations. The CER presenters will cover the national trends of the scheme and how 2018 currently sits compared to the previous years, information on the differences in inspection outcomes across the states and territories, highlight some of the most common reasons for sub-standard and unsafe systems and discuss recent compliance activities.

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    This course is designed for Electricians and delivered over 3 days in class. Students are given training in both the theory and practical elements of installing air conditioning split systems. A Certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course fullfills the qualification requirement for the student to apply to the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) for a restricted refrigerant gas handling and/or purchasing license.

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    This qualification reflects the role of an operator in the telecommunications industry who can apply a broad range of competencies using a defined range of skills where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection, installation and configuration of equipment in convergence technologies that integrate radio, optical and internet protocol (IP) based applications.

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    This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment in buildings and premises and instrumentation systems and core instrumentation equipment for process and control. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’.

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    This course provides licensed electricians with the skills to design, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain grid-connected photovoltaic systems and associated equipment

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    This qualification provides competencies to supervise selection, installation, commissioning maintenance and testing of explosion-protected equipment and systems for control and monitoring of plant and processes. The qualification provides competencies in working with explosion protections techniques with elections in how they apply to coal mining, gas and dust atmospheres. It includes competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain stand alone renewable energy systems

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    This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain multiple renewable energy sources and equipment for control of energy use.

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    The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators. BSBWHS402A Assist with compliance with WHS laws BSBWHS403A Contribute to implementing & maintaining WHS BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment BSBWHS405A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems BSBWHS406A Assist with responding to incidents

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    This course is designed to update the holders of a current unrestricted electricians licence and 4th Year apprentice Electrotechnology electricians in current testing procedures, applicable to the Western Australian Electrical Requirements and Australian/New Zealand Standards.

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    This course covers the technical specification of designing a commercial system from 5kW up to MW scale, including reactive power, export power control and hands-on workshops

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    The training will cover: • Product range and what applications each are suited for • Communications architecture • Monitoring and Control • Integration into Secondary Protection • Introduction of the new Sunny Tripower, and its design benefits under Australian Standards

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    After installing a solar system it is essential to commission it, making sure that your work results in the safest and most efficient system. Proper maintenance procedures should be performed to maintain optimum output and, should a problem occur, the correct fault-finding techniques should be used to solve it in the safest and most efficient way possible. This PD course teaches the best practices for commissioning a solar system, maintaining a solar system and performing fault finding in a solar system.

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    Anual conference of Solar Energy Installers Association Victoria (SEIAVic) day1 site visit with training in the morning and a fronius training day in the afternoon a networking/meet n greet BBQ evening for installers and sponsors. Day 2 a full day of training and seminars relating to our industry in victoria and the greater impact of ideas/issues from around Australia and the world.

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    A 1 hour webinar/or presentation onsite (various locations) with a step-by-step guide to connecting and commissioning our new hybrid system with battery and Emergency Power Supply unit.

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    This unit is a WorkSafe minimum requirement to work in the construction industry. It provides a broad understanding of OHS issues within the construction Industry.

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    CPR and Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue

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    GSES will be running CPD workshop with 6 short face to face courses as part of the Australian Energy Storage Conference from 23-24th May 2018 at Adelaide. Attached PDF carries the information for each of the 6 short courses. As increasing amounts of energy storage come on the NEM, it is important to consider the security of these assets. Storage systems use various different software platforms with a huge range in functionality, complexity and quality.

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    GSES will be running CPD workshop with 6 short face to face courses as part of the Australian Energy Storage Conference from 23-24th May 2018 at Adelaide. Attached PDF carries the information for each of the 6 short courses. This course will take a high-level look into the design tools that are being used in the energy market today. From CAD to power flow modelling, it is important to have the right tool set to do the job.

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    This qualification provides competencies to develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions on advanced electrical equipment and systems.

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    The program is specifically designed to provide a broad understanding of the concepts of energy efficiency utilizing modern technology and products. In 2012 the training program was reviewed and updated to include new technologies such as lighting controls, energy management systems and the rapidly evolving area of LED lighting.

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    Education and training package for retailers, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include PV module overview, selection and verification. PV module installation advice and a look at install techniques for longevity of the system and ensuring high yields. An overview of potential module or component fault issues as well as their respective causes. Fault finding, rectification, fault prevention and advice on ongoing maintenance.

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    Education and training package for retailers, designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include an overview of micro wind systems and the critical components such as towers and power electronics. Content of the course will look at wind energy as a resource, wind parameters, site surveying, wind measurement as well as topographic assessment. An overview of potential unit or component fault issues as well as ongoing maintenance.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel and domestic end users. The course topics include how to read a power bill and correctly size a system. How to look understand installation parameters and select appropriate components. Look at the system operation and what to expect from it and why. How the system works; a look into fault finding, rectification, fault prevention and advice on ongoing maintenance.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, domestic end users, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include the basic principles of energy as light, the solar spectrum and the elements that allow for photovoltaics to operate. In addition the course at the principles of cell design and construction as well as a basic look at the electron flow and recombination process that allows for solar cells and modules to produce energy

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, domestic end users, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include looking at battery cell structure, battery terminology, primary and secondary cells, nominal cell voltage, nominal battery bank voltage, charge and discharge rate, amp hour capacity, watt hour capacity, state of charge (SoC), depth of discharge (DoD), battery cycle life, common battery types and a brief all-in-one product overview.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, domestic end users, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include looking at starting points for battery bank and system sizing, whether Grid-Connect, Off-Grid, UPS or Backup etc. how to understand loads and system requirements. Details of how to size a Battery Bank factoring in losses and loads; a look a derating and cycle life. The course also gives understanding to sizing enclosures & signage.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, domestic end users, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include looking at aspects of grid connect hybrid as well as more traditional off-grid system design, specifically the options for battery charging that is available; AC, DC or both as well as options for PCE control. The course looks at pro's and con's associated and helps people understand the best fit for the system they have or are designing.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, domestic end users, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include looking at the range of differing battery technologies currently available for storage system integration. The course looks in detail at the technologies of the most common options as well as the pro's and con's associated, the course intends to helps people understand the best fit for the system they have or are designing.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include looking at the aspects of Australian Standards that need to be applied when installing battery systems. The course looks in detail at the sizing of battery isolators, overload protection, overcurrent protection, location, identification and shutdown procedures, the course intends to helps people understand the best fit for the system they have or are designing.

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    Education and training package for retailers, sales personnel, SPS, SGBB & PV system designers, engineers and installers. The course topics include looking at the aspects of Australian Standards that need to be applied when installing battery systems. The course looks in detail at the design and compliance requirements of the enclosures for batteries, their identification and shutdown procedures, the course intends to helps people understand the best fit for the system they have or are designing.

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    Education and training package for system designers, installers as well as sales personnel gain a more accurate and best practice understanding of which options and regulations exist with regards to battery cable sizes and associated switch gear. Aspects covered are cable selection, specification, location, installation techniques, calculations and labeling. This course has been designed in line with Australian Standards as well as the current Clean Energy Council guidelines.

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    Applicants are required to achieve the competencies in two training modules EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements EA106 (WAE100) - Electrical Requirements