Certificate IV in Renewable Energy


This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain multiple renewable energy sources and equipment for control of energy use.


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 have been met as required.

Note: add topic UEENEEK049A - Those holding a 'Certificate III in Renewable Energy - ELV qualification or equivalent' meet the requirements of this unit and its pre-requisite requirements.

Core Competency Standard Units

All Core competency standard units to be achieved

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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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Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures

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Solve problems in multiple path a.c. circuits

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Compile and produce an electrotechnology report

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Document occupational hazards and risks in electronics

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Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

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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 problems in stand-alone power systems

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Install stand-alone photovoltaic power systems

Stream Core Competency Standard Units

At least 3 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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Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus

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Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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Implement&monitor, policies&procedures for environmentally sustainable electrotech work practice

Elective Competency Standard Units

In accordance with Schedules 3 and 4, which forms an integral part of this qualification, achieve a Unit Strand Total of at least 5, of which at least 3 shall be selected from Schedule 4 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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