Short Courses

Stand Alone Power Supply Systems (SPS)

In order to undertake the Melbourne Polytechnic Stand Alone Power Supply Systems (SPS) short course, participants must be fully qualified electricians, electrical or electronics engineers or have completed the basic electrical prerequisites of the Certificate III in Renewable Energy as required by the Clean Energy Council for accreditation.

Course Code: SET080

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Code

SET080

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Engineering
03 9269 8615

Duration

3 weeks
Total Hours: 72

Course Outline

  • Work Health and Safety (WHS) for the installation of Standalone Power Systems
  • electrical safe working practices
  • introduction to renewable energy technologies
  • photovoltaic power systems
  • fault finding techniques
  • renewable energy system electronics
  • stand-alone renewable energy system components
  • technical standards, regulations and codes for extra-low voltage work

Course Outcomes

  • 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.
  • Participants will attain credit for the following nationally recognised units of competency:
  • UEENEEK123A Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus
  • UEENEEK125A Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • UEENEEK127A Diagnose and rectify faults in renewable energy control systems
  • UEENEEK128A Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
  • UEENEEK134A Install ELV standalone photovoltaic power systems
  • UEENEEK139A Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems
  • On successful completion of this program, participants will be able to apply for Standalone Power System Install and Design accreditation from the Clean Energy Council. This accreditation is necessary if Installers or Designers want their clients to be eligible for government incentives such as Renewable Energy Certificates.

Related Courses

GRID CONNECT DESIGN, GRID CONNECT INSTALL

Recognising Organisations

Clean Energy Council, National

Suitable For

  • Qualified electricians, electrical or electronics engineers or have completed the basic electrical prerequisites of the Certificate III in Renewable Energy as required by the Clean Energy Council for accreditation

Fees

Fees:$1300.00

No government funding or concession applies.

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Materials

Participants will need to bring a notebook computer with a copy of Microsoft Excel and either a RS232 port or a USB to RS232 adaptor

Prerequisites

Participants must be fully qualified electricians, electrical or electronics engineers or have completed the basic electrical prerequisites of the Certificate III in Renewable Energy as required by the Clean Energy Council for accreditation.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Testimonials

'Would definitely recommend the course to other people and will be sending my employees to do the course. Thank you.' - Adam, Moulamein NSW

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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