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Statement of Attainment in Design and Install Grid Connected Battery Storage Systems

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Overview About this course

Bring your sustainability mindset to your work as a licensed electrician and obtain accreditation with the Clean Energy Council. Develop the skills to design and install battery systems for solar powered and wind powered electrical systems.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Develop and design RE systems

  • Repair renewable energy (RE) apparatus

  • Problem solve in RE systems

  • Problem solve issues with grid connected photovoltaic (PV) energy apparatus and systems

  • Install extra low voltage (ELV) PV power apparatus and systems

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment qualification

  • Credit toward a full qualification

  • Specialist skills to install photovoltaic power systems independently

  • The ability to obtain Clean Energy Council accreditation

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • A current electrical contractor license or equivalent

  • Completion of the Statement of Attainment in Solar Grid Connected Systems – Design and Install or its equivalent

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An ability to work in confined spaces and at height

  • A knowledge of First Aid

  • Adequate fitness and mobility to complete manual tasks

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to adjust to rapid change

  • Good mathematical and literacy skills

  • An ability to see colour

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: electrician, photovoltaic system installer, solar PV installer and solar panel installer.


This is a licensed occupation. When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician, you can apply for your electrical contractor licence with NSW Fair Trading. This licence is mandatory prior to enrolment in this course. It is also required to work in the industry as a qualified electrician. Visit NSW Fair Trading to find out more. Once you have successfully completed this Statement of Attainment, you will be eligible to apply to the Clean Energy Council (CEC) for your provisional Solar Grid-connect Design and Install accreditation ( This accreditation is for individuals who want to do both the design and installation of solar systems that are connected to the grid. You must hold an unrestricted electrical license to qualify for this accreditation. Visit the CEC website for more information on how to apply for Clean Energy Council accreditation.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

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The Statement of Attainment in Design and Install Grid Connected Battery Storage Systems does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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The Statement of Attainment in Design and Install Grid Connected Battery Storage Systems does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

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

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

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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