Solar Power System Fundamentals

$345.00

Online Course

The Solar Power System Fundamentals online course is a comprehensive introduction to grid-connect solar photovoltaic (PV) electric systems for homeowners, trades people and anyone wishing to gain a sound fundamental understanding of PV systems. This course provides a structured approach to studying the essentials of solar PV systems.

The course is presented in topics starting with how solar systems work, progressing on to the design, costs and installation of a solar system, and finally discussing post-installation safety, operation and maintenance.

This course uses Auto-Enrol, which means students gain immediate access to the full course upon enrolment. Because the enrolment process is completed automatically, please note the following to ensure correct enrolment:

  • If you are only enrolling yourself in this course, do not tick the “Purchase for someone else” box. Your account on this website, created during checkout or a previous purchase, will provide the details required for your automatic account creation on our student training portal. You will receive course login details via email within a few minutes after purchase.
  • If you are enrolling one or more students other than yourself, please tick the “Purchase for someone else” box. You will receive an email within a few minutes after purchase. Use the link included in this email to enter the student/s details (this may include yourself), and the accounts will be created on our student training portal.
  • Student’s names and email addresses can only be altered after enrolment by GSES staff. Please ensure names are entered as they should appear on the completion certificate. Ensure email addresses are entered correctly, as this is how course access is provided.

If you experience any technical issues during enrolment, please contact the GSES office on training@gses.com.au or +61 2 9024 5312. Staff will be available to assist during business hours only (AEST/AEDT). Note that tax invoices are issued manually, which may take a few working days from enrolment.

Prerequisites

There is no assumed knowledge for this course.

Materials and Equipment

A computer, laptop, tablet, or phone with reliable internet access is required.

Delivery Method and Duration

Delivery Method
Delivery is online comprising theory, and short quizzes at the end of each topic. Tutor support is available if required.

Duration
This online course is self-paced. We estimate it may take approximately 20 hours to complete, however this can vary. Course access is valid for 12 months.

Cancellation and Refunds

A full refund is available within 14 days of purchase, on the condition that the student/s have not yet logged into the student portal. Due to the online nature of the course, no refunds are possible once the course has been accessed on the student portal.

Training Outcome

Students will receive a GSES certificate of completion stating they have completed the Solar Power System Fundamentals course.
Upon completion, CEC (Clean Energy Council) accredited designers/installers will be eligible for 30 CPD points.

Additional Information
Purchase for someone else

Description

Course Content
The course is presented in topics starting with how solar systems work, progressing on to the design, costs and installation of a solar system, and finally discussing post-installation safety, operation and maintenance. This course also provides information on grid-connected PV systems using battery storage, in response to market interest in the use of storage for solar PV systems.
Delivery Mode
Delivery is online comprising theory, and short quizzes at the end of each topic.
Duration
This online course is self-paced. We estimate it may take approximately 20 hours to complete, however this can vary. Course access is valid for 12 months.
Assumed Knowledge
There is no assumed knowledge for this course.
Required Materials
A computer, laptop, tablet, or phone with reliable internet access.
Outcome of Successful Completion
Students will receive a GSES certificate of completion stating they have completed the Solar Power System Fundamentals course. Upon completion, CEC (Clean Energy Council) accredited designers/installers will be eligible for 30 CPD points.
Cancellations and Refunds
A full refund is available within 14 days of purchase, on the condition that the student/s have not yet logged into the student portal. Due to the online nature of the course, no refunds are possible once the course has been accessed on the student portal.