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Unit requirements for trade and university based training for CEC accreditation.

Trade based training

Accreditation typeUnrestricted
Electrical
Licence
Required
PV System Knowledge – Required Units of Competency
Grid-connect (GC) accreditation
GC Design OnlyNoUEERE0054 + UEERE0061
or
UEERE0011 + UEERE0022
or
VU22123 + VU22124
GC Install OnlyYesUEERE0054 + UEERE0080 + UEERE0081
or
UEERE0022 + UEERE0016
GC Design and InstallYesUEERE0054 + UEERE0061 + UEERE0080 + UEERE0081
or
UEERE0011 + UEERE0016 + UEERE0022
or
VU22123 + VU22124 + UEENEEK125A + UEENEEK148A
Stand-alone Power System (SPS) accreditation
SPS Design OnlyNoUEERE0055 + UEERE0063
or
UEERRE0022 + UEERE0025 + UEERE0031 + UEERE0046
or
VU22123 + VU22124 + VU22125 + 22601VIC
SPS Design and InstallYesUEERE0055 + UEERE0063 + UEERE0079 + UEERE0081
or
UEERE0022 + UEERE0025 + UEERE0031 + UEERE0035, UEERE0046
or
VU22123 + VU22124 + VU22125 + UEERE0016, UEERE4001 + 22601VIC + 22600VIC
Grid-Connect Battery Storage (GCBS) accreditation
GCBS Design OnlyNoUEERE0054 + UEERE0060
or
VU22124 + VU22125
GCBS Install Only/
GCBS Design and Install
YesUEERE0054 + UEERE0060 + UEERE0078 + UEERE0077
or
UEERRE4001 + UEERE5001
or
VU22124 +VU22125 + UEERE0078 + UEERE0077

*Units in italics represent the most current training pathway, released by the Australian Industry Skills Commission (AISC) in December 2022.

PV system knowledge – Units of competency

UnitDescription
UEERE0054Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems
UEERE0055Conduct site survey for off-grid PV/genset systems
UEERE0060Design grid-connected battery storage systems
UEERE0061Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems
UEERE0063Design off-grid photovoltaic/generating set systems
UEERE0077Install battery storage equipment to grid
UEERE0078Install battery storage to power conversion equipment
UEERE0079Install off-grid power conversion equipment to electrical installation
UEERE0080Install photovoltaic power conversion equipment to grid
UEERE0081Install photovoltaic systems to power conversion equipment
VU22123Undertake site assessment for installation of grid-connected renewable energy generation system
VU22124Design a grid-connected photovoltaic energy generation system to meet client requirements

Working safely at heights

UnitDescription
RIIWHS204D/E
or
CPCCCM2010A/B
or
CPCCCM1006A
Working safely at heights

Other technologies – Required units of competency

TechnologyRequired Units
of Competency
Description
Micro-hydroUEERE0062Design micro-hydro systems
UEERE0075Install and maintain micro hydro energy systems to PCE
Small-scale windUEERE0065Design wind energy systems
UEERE0076Install and maintain wind energy systems to power conversion PCE

University based training

The following process is for applicants who were students from the following tertiary education providers:

  • Murdoch University
  • University of NSW
  • Curtin University - Master of Engineering Science (Renewable Energy Electrical Power Systems)
  • TAFE NSW

Students must provide proof of satisfactory completion of the university modules listed below to meet the requirements of provisional accreditation.

UniversityAccreditation typeUniversity module/unit code
Murdoch UniversitySPS Design OnlyENG351 + ENG352 + ENG307
or
ENG337 + ENG338 + ENG339
or
PEC390 + PEC590 + PEN590
GC Design OnlyENG421
or
ENG442 (ne code post 2016)
University of NSWSPS Design OnlySOLA5054
or
SOLA9014
GC Design OnlySOLA4012
or
SOLA9007
Curtin UniversitySPS Design OnlyRenewable Energy Principles 301/603
or
ELEN3004 (v.1) /ELEN6013 (v.1)
or
Renewable Energy Systems 402/604
or
ELEN4006 (v.1)
GC Design OnlyRenewable Energy Principles 301/603
or
ELEN3004 (v.1) /ELEN6013 (v.1)
or
Renewable Energy Systems 402/604
or
ELEN4006 (v.1)
TAFE NSWGC Design OnlyAEEGY101A

Proof of completion these studies in the form of a certified academic record. This academic record must be submitted as part of a normal provisional accreditation application, including all other required aspects of this application.