Designed for current and prospective solar installation workers (electricians, plumbers be it apprentices or trade assistants) who want are currently working or are seeking employment within the solar installation industry, installing photovoltaic or solar hot water systems. This course provides an overview of safety hazards and appropriate safety measures relevant to solar instillation, increase your overall safety awareness of the processes.
Work safely in the solar industry (VU22744) will be a mandatory qualification for all solar workers carrying out installations for the Solar Homes Program as of 1 January 2021. For more information visit [Solar Homes Training page](https://www.solar.vic.gov.au/training "Solar Homes Training page").
To be awarded the Course in Working Safely in the Solar Industry, participants must successfully complete all core units. Participants who exit the course without completing all the required units for the course will receive a Statement of Attainment listing those units that were successfully completed.
Dates / Locations
**Dates:** 10-11 Dec (for VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry unit)
**Time:** 8am - 4:30pm
- Barnawartha North, Vic (Logic campus)
- Shepparton Vic
Info Events / Sessions
No info events or info sessions available.
#### Compulsory Units
VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
#### Learning Outcomes
Successful completion of 22515VIC Course in Working Safely in the Solar Industry, will give participants the required understanding of industry health and safety standards and implications of safety hazards that may arise whilst working on roofs in the workplace.
Upon successful completion of the full course, participants will be able to:
• work safely on roofs to install Photovoltaic/solar systems
• work safely at heights
• identify and report asbestos
2 days (VU22744 unit only)
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
Free - as part of a Government initiative, the tuition fees for this program are paid for by the Government for eligible individuals. Materials fees may apply.
Government Funded $144.00 (Tuition $144.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $28.80 (Tuition $28.80, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $448.00 (Tuition $448.00, Materials $0.00)
22515VIC Course in Working Safely in the Solar Industry will be free to all applicants until 31 December 2020, as part of the Victorian Government’s Solar Homes training and workforce development package in conjunction with the Department of Education and Training’s Skills First package. The course is registered on the Skills First Funded Course List and will continue to be partially funded by the Department of Education and Training after 31 December 2020.
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments.
For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the ‘Apply Now’ tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
- a valid White Card is a mandatory requirement for Solar Homes installation workers from July 1st 2020.
- VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry must be completed before undertaking any other unit in the course.
Work safely in the solar industry (VU22744)
Participants who exit the course without completing all the required units for the course will receive a Statement of Attainment listing those units that were successfully completed.
How to apply
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