Certificate III in Renewable Energy - ELV


Select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain renewable energy equipment and systems. It does not include electrical work covered by licensing requirements declared by the Electrical Regulators Advisory Council (ERAC) for an 'Electrician's licence'.


Completion requirements

The requirements for awarding this qualification are that the following are successfully achieved:

All of the Core competency standard units;

The required number of Stream Core competency standard units;

The required number of Elective competency standard units as prescribed in the respective Schedule; and

All the required pre-requisite competency standard units having being met as required by each competency standard unit.

Core Competency Standard Units

All Core competency standard units to be achieved

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Participate in electronics and communications work and competency development activities

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Apply OHS practices in the workplace

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Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components

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Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits

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Solve problems in multiple path d.c. circuits

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Fix and secure equipment

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Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals

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Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage circuits

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Solve problems in multiple path a.c. circuits

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Document occupational hazards and risks in electrotechnology

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Solve problems in electromagnetic circuits

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Verify compliance and functionality of a renewable energy installation

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Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus by replacement of components

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Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus

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Diagnose faults in renewable energy control systems

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Solve basic problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems

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Install stand-alone photovoltaic power systems

Stream Core Competency Standard Units

At least 2 of the following competency standard units to be achieved:

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Maintain documentation

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Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs

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Provide quotations for installation or service jobs

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Deliver a service to customers

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Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace

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Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes

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Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Competency Standard Units

In accordance with Schedule 3, which forms an integral part of this qualification, achieve a Unit Strand Total of at least 16 as specified.

Note: 1. Pre-requisite pathways shall be identified and met for all elective units selected.

2. In selecting elective units considerations to career planning advice should be given to units that form part of a pre-requisite pathway for the progression to achieve particular competencies or qualification at a higher level.



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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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