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.

Course Name Institution Location CPD Points Description  
2 day Battery On-Grid Course Australian Solar Council Various 45 Design & Install Grid connected Inverter systems with energy storage Further Details
20/25kW Inverter Release and Sunny Places SMA Solar Academy online 30 This training will provide the latest 20 & 25kW inverters to the SMA family, showing the features of the webconnect ethernet patch cable connection. Live demonstration of registering an inverter to Sunny Portal. Showing the user-friendly online platform Sunny Places where you can search systems nearby and compare yields. Further Details
2015 Roadshow Seminars NECA SA SA - Various 40 The NECA SA Roadshow is will be held from March to May, in 13 locations across SA. Learn the latest developments in the industry at the 2015 Roadshow Further Details
2016 Roadshow Seminars NECA SA SA - Various 40 The NECA SA Roadshow is will be held throughout multiple locations across SA. Learn the latest developments in the industry at the 2016 Roadshow Further Details
3 Day Design & Install Battery On-grid Systems Australian Solar Council Various 55 A 3-day training course focused on grid-connect inverter systems with energy storage. The course will include a strong hands on component to provide attendees with experience in many aspects of battery on-grid design & installation Further Details
360Storage Accredited Installer Training Solar 360 Various 50 Technical training of how to safely install and program 360Storage Energy Storage Systems Further Details
360Storage Accredited Practitioners' Training Solar 360 Online 45 This training is designed to give you the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully qualify customers using the 360Storage sizing tool for solar energy storage systems. Further Details
4 Day Stand Alone & GC with Battery Storage Course Australian Solar Council Various 50 The Australian Solar Council presents a four day training course focusing on stand-alone and grid connected PV systems with energy storage. Glen Morris will provide theoretic background and practical demonstrations. Further Details
ABB Solar Inverters: battery storage, self consumption and monitoring Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance TAS 30 ABB Australia will explain the features of their inverters, including battery storage, maximising self consumption and performance monitoring. Jack Gilding will provide an update on regulatory issues of importance to the solar industry. Further Details
ACPV Revolution SolarBusinessServices / Solar Bridge Australia Wide 40 SolarBridge ACPV Revolution Further Details
Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology – Renewable Energy All Registered Training Organisations Australia Wide 100 This qualification provides competencies in preparation to design and validate/evaluate renewable energy equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales. Further Details
Advanced Installer Training SolarEdge Technologies Various 45 SolarEdge Advanced installation, communication, optimizers/String architecture, SolarEdge inverters troubleshooting. Commercial project with SolarEdge Further Details
Apply First Aid (Level 2 First Aid) All Registered Training Organisations Australia Wide 45 Apply first aid training covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations, providing care for the ill or injured until medical aid arrives. Further Details
AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules Refresher TAFE NSW - South Western Sydney Institute NSW 65 Further Details
AS/NZS4777.1 : What you need to know. (Preview based on public draft) Australian Solar Council Various 40 This day will be a preview of AS/NZS4777.1 including Q&A and a heavy focus on explaining the requirements of the new Standard. The topics that will be included are: • scope and application • definitions • general requirements • configuration • connection of the inverter energy system (IES) to the consumer installation • selection and installation of wiring systems Further Details
AS/NZS4777.2:2015 Standard Update Australian Solar Council Various 20 A Power pack of solutions to surge your business forward. In the era of Grid 2.0 comprehending the implications of energy trading, distributed energy generation and storage is vital. This workshop will deliver an understanding of inverter requirements and connectivity to the utility grid; solutions to the earth fault alarm (AC) and charge controller (DC) compliance and investigate reactive power control constraints due to network changes. Further Details
Asbestos ID & Awareness CITC SA 35 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. Further Details
ATRAA Conference CEC various 55 Australia's largest solar event - Attendance at Conference Sessions is required to gain CPD points. Attendance at the Trade show only will not attract CPD points Further Details
Australian Energy Storage Conference Australian Energy Storage Conference Australian Technology Park, Sydney 50 Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition will take place on June 3rd and 4th 2015 The 2015 Conference will feature a full 2 day program bringing together highly regarded industry speakers from leading energy companies and from the energy distribution networks. There will be talks on innovations and opportunities to network with specialists in the fields of batteries, power management systems and commercial ready energy storage options. Further Details
Battery Installation & Safety Dynamic Solar Various 35 A half day course covering battery installation, handling, safety & Standards. Further Details