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Solar Grid Connect (5 Day - NECA)

The Grid Connect is a 5 day course (by NECA) consisting of both theory and practical components. Successful completion of this course will allow application to the Clean Energy Council for a provisional Grid Connected Solar PV installers accreditation. Days 1 and 2 consist of Theory with a few small practicals to break up the theory and test application. Days 3, 4 and 5 consist mainly of practical exercises with a small amount of theory to reinforce the practical exercises.

This course provides training for electricians to gain the required skills to install Grid Connected PV Solar systems. Successful completion of the course meets the Clean Energy Council (CEC) UEE11 Accreditation pathway (UEERE4001) and will entitle licensed electricians to apply for the C.E.C; Install of Grid Connected PV Systems ( accredtitation. The course is delivered through face to face practical and theory workshops. Competency is granted when all components of the course have been completed satisfactorily.

  • Presenter:

    John Higginbotham - NECA

  • Time:

    8am - 4pm

  • Venue:

    NECA Training Centre Carlton
    1024 Lygon St, Carlton North, VIC 3054

  • Training dates:

    Course runs over 5 days

    Sat, 3rd July 2021
    Sun, 4th July 2021
    Sat, 10th July 2021
    Sun, 11th July 2021
    Mon, 12th July 2021

    Sat, 17th July 2021
    Sun, 18th July 2021
    Sat, 24th July 2021
    Sun, 25th July 2021
    Mon, 26th July 2021

    Sat, 14th August 2021
    Sun, 15th August 2021
    Sat, 21st August 2021
    Sun, 22nd August 2021
    Mon, 23rd August 2021

    Sat, 28th August 2021
    Sun, 29th August 2021
    Sat, 4th September 2021
    Sun, 5th September 2021
    Mon, 6th September 2021

    Sat, 2nd October 2021
    Sun, 3rd October 2021
    Sat, 9th October 2021
    Sun, 10th October 2021
    Mon, 11th October 2021

    Sat, 16th October 2021
    Sun, 17th October 2021
    Sat, 23rd October 2021
    Sun, 24th October 2021
    Mon, 25th October 2021

    Sat, 13th November 2021
    Sun, 14th November 2021
    Sat, 20th November 2021
    Sun, 21st November 2021
    Mon, 22nd November 2021

    Sat, 27th November 2021
    Sun, 28th November 2021
    Sat, 4th December 2021
    Sun, 5th December 2021
    Mon, 6th December 2021

Course Details:

This course runs over five days and will provide you with the necessary qualifications to apply for accreditation from the Clean Energy Council for the Grid Connect PV Systems accreditation.

This course includes the following unit competencies:

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

Which covers design briefs, incorporating schemes for protection of persons and property from dangers of system malfunction, ensuring other safety and performance standards and functional requirements are met and documenting design calculations and criteria. The skills and knowledge required to complete the installation, adjustment and set-up of photovoltaic (PV) power systems and connecting to a supply grid inverter. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching components with that specified for a given location, placing and securing system components accurately, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation. And then provide them with the ability to find solutions to predictable problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems operated at extra low voltage and low voltage.

For more information on how to apply for your accreditation and costs associated
check out Clean Energy Council


Electrician’s Licence
Electrician (supervised) Worker’s Licence
Statement of Attainment which includes the following units:

  • UEENEEE104A – Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • UEENEEE137A – Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • UEENEEG103A – Install low voltage wiring and accessories

and one of the following

  • UEENEEG106A – Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits OR
  • UEENEEE108A – Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits

Selection Criteria

You must have permanent residency in Victoria and be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen (including dual citizens), or
  • A New Zealand citizen (including dual citizens), or
  • An Australian permanent resident, or
  • A holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.

NECA Education & Careers reserves the right to refuse entry to a course if you do not meet the selection criteria.

Course Cost:

$1,330 - based on class size of 12

Middy's will register your interest for this course with our Partner trainer as a preliminary registration. The Partner trainer will then contact you directly to complete your registration and organise payment.

Disclaimer: Course delivery is subject to COVID-19 health restrictions. If course is unable to be delivered live, online Webinar may be available. We will do our best to update registrants as the ongoing situation evolves.
Courses are run subject to availability and enrolment numbers. Course dates may change subject to participant availability and ensuring minimum class sizes are filled. Courses non-refundable, alternate course dates will be provided if required.