Are you wanting to get skills which will help you to apply for solar grid installer and designer accreditation?
Are you keen to learn solar installation and design using renewable energy sources to the power grid?
Are you interested in installing and designing standalone Power systems (Off Grid) using solar energy systems to charge batteries and inverters?
Do you want to help customers to minimise electricity consumption from the grid and get rebates?
Melbourne Polytechnic offer courses which will help you learn how to plan, configure and install photovoltaic systems safely to the power grid or install and design standalone power systems using renewable energy sources to charge batteries and inverters.
Renewable Energy Courses
GRID CONNECT INSTALL FOR QUALIFIED ELECTRICIANS
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Grid Connect Install short course is designed to give qualified, licensed electricians the skills and knowledge necessary to safely plan, configure and install alternative power sources to the power grid.
GRID CONNECT DESIGN
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Grid Connect Design short course will provide you with the requisite skills and knowledge to plan and design solar energy systems that can be connected to the power grid.
STAND ALONE POWERSUPPLY SYSTEMS (SPS)
Participants will develop skills and knowledge in PV array sizing, battery sizing, ELV cable sizing and inverter sizing. This will allow the participant to design and install a standalone power system that suits the energy requirements for a specific application or client.
Meet our Expert Energy Teacher
I have been delivery and developing solar on/off grid courses for over 10 years. I am actively involved with industry growth and technological evolution of solar installation and design, whether it be on-grid or off-grid.
As a teacher I always focus on the student experience in my courses and bring industry relevance into course delivery.
Outside the classroom I have industry partnerships which keep me current with the changes and progress of the industry. My industry ties keeps me interested and motivated to bring new ideas to the teaching/learning experience in my solar courses.
Testimonials from students
Robert Montgomery – A-Grade Electrician
I have attended Melbourne Polytechnics to do On-Grid and Off-Grid courses. Each time I have left the courses feeling confident to take on any challenge. Charlie is a great presenter and really knows his technology.
Siddharth Sharma – Electrical Engineer
The solar courses are fantastic and very interactive. I certainly learnt a lot and looking forward to doing more courses with Charlie and Melbourne Polytechnics.
Malcolm Oldis – Electrical Engineer and A-Grade Electrician
I know Charlie in the solar industry as well as in the classroom. He shares his extensive knowledge in a friendly manner. The solar courses at Melb Poly are full of information and application to the real world.
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Renewable Energy Campus Information
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