This year, GSES has had the pleasure of working with the not-for-profit organisation, Hi Neighbour, to provide subsidised solar accreditation courses to workers in high carbon industries. Hi Neighbour was started by actress Yael Stone, who wanted to create positive climate action in response to the devastation of the Australian bushfires in 2019-2020. What does […]
In December 2022, the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) and Clean Energy Council (CEC) announced major updates to the training units for small-scale renewables. The training units have been significantly restructured to reflect the updated skills and knowledge required to work on PV, battery and stand alone energy systems, as well as covering updated standards, […]
If you are an accredited solar designer or installer, or aspiring to be one, you may have heard of CPD points. This article will run you through what CPD points are, and how you can earn them to ensure you maintain your solar accreditation. What are CPD points? The Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme has […]
New South Wales Tradie Safety Week is August 23rd-27th 2021! To celebrate, we are announcing our free solar course for tradies! Solar Awareness for Tradespeople focuses on working safely near solar PV systems. With so many homes and business across Australia with solar, every tradesperson will encounter a system. Even if the worker is not […]
Solar Is big, but are the jobs growing? In the past, solar jobs in Australia have risen and fallen on the “solarcoaster”. However, the solar industry is on steady legs now that solar is the cheapest form of electricity. Though the Covid 19- Pandemic has hampered many things, it’s had a strange effect on solar. […]
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