Certificate IV in Electrical – Photovoltaic Systems


Certificate IV in Electrical – Photovoltaic systems

This course provides licensed electricians with the skills to design, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain grid-connected photovoltaic systems and associated solar equipment. Attendees at the end of this course will be able to apply to become an Accredited Designer and Installer with Clean Energy Council Australia. The course is designed for qualified Electricians with a current electrical licence. You will be required to complete additional work in your own time on top of your face to face attendance to achieve this Certificate.


It is essential that anyone undertaking this skill set already holds the Competency Standard Unit:

UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations


A current unrestricted electrical licence issued in an Australian State or Territory.

Ideally, all applicants will have over two years of relevant industry experience which will be qualified through phone interviews pre-admission. Exceptions may be made in consultation with site supervisors.

Students will also need to complete pre-work before attending college.

Course Duration:

Ten days on campus (plus additional work in your own time)

Course Dates:

Brisbane – Rocklea Campus

Please select the following link for course dates


Rockhampton Campus

Course Fee:

$499 co-contribution fee*
$199 concessional co-contribution fee*
$6,800 full fee for funding non-eligible students

*This course is funded by the Queensland Government Higher Level Skills program which is a component of Certificate 3 Guarantee and concessions may be available for eligible students at the time of enrolment. To find out more visit https://www.qld.gov.au/education/training/subsidies/pages/higher.html for eligibility requirements

Program fact sheets

3. Higher Level Skills RTO fact sheet PDF, 289KB
4. Higher Level Skills employer fact sheet PDF, 287KB
5. Higher Level Skills student fact sheet PDF, 288KB


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you meet the eligibility requirements under the subsided costing and:

  • hold or are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • have a disability.

You will need to provide evidence at the time of enrolment.

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Government Funded Enrolment – Solar

What competencies will be delivered in the course?

Core Units

UEENEEE101A    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE102A    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE104A    Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE105A    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

UEENEEE107A    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEEE137A    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

UEENEEG006A   Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines

UEENEEG033A   Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

UEENEEG101A   Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

UEENEEG102A   Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

UEENEEG103A   Install low voltage wiring and accessories

UEENEEG104A   Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations

UEENEEG105A   Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations

UEENEEG106A  Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits

UEENEEG107A   Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations

UEENEEG108A   Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

UEENEEG109A   Develop and connect electrical control circuits

UEENEEG063     Arrange Circuits, controland protection for general electrical installations

UEENEEE038B   Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

UEENEEG171A  Install, set up and commission interval metering

UEENEEK125A  Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems

UEENEEK135A  Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems

UEENEEK145A  Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

UEENEEK148A  Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

UEENEEE117A  Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

UEENEEE124A  Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report


UEENEEC001B     Maintain documentation

UEENEEC002B     Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs

UEENEED101A     Use Computer applications relevant to a workplace

UEENEEC003B     Provide quotations for installation or service jobs

UEENEEG122A    Conduct compliance inspection of single phase LV electrical installations

UEENEEG123A   Conduct compliance inspection of LV electrical installations with demand exceeding 100 A per phase

*Students will complete with a Certificate and statement of attainment

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