Course In Working Safely In The Solar Industry

Course In Working Safely In The Solar Industry

Course Code
:
22515VIC
Department
:
Electrical & Plumbing
Study Area(s)
:
Electrical
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time(1 day)

Start Date(s): Rolling Enrolments. Enrol at any time.
End Date(s): Rolling Enrolments. Enrol at any time.
Days and Time: Course is 1 or 1.5 days duration depending on experience and qualifications.

Course Overview

This course is aimed at current and prospective solar installation workers, working in the solar industry installing photovoltaic or solar hot water systems.

The course provides an overview of safety hazards and appropriate safety measures relevant to solar installations.

Upon successful completion of the full course, participants will be able to:

  • * Work safely on roofs
  • * Work safely at heights
  • * Identify and report asbestos

Solar workers on the tools will need to complete this training unit by 30 June 2021. ?The VU22744 Work Safely?in the Solar Industry unit will be a mandatory certification for all solar workers carrying out installations for the Solar Homes Program from 1 July 2021.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CPCCCM2010BWork Safely At Heights (CPCCCM2010B)8
CPCCOHS2001AApply Ohs Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry (CPCCOHS2001A)20
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (CPCCWHS1001)6
HLTAID003Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)18
VU22744Work safely in the solar industry (VU22744)12


How will I be assessed?

Assessment methods are included in each unit and include:

  • * Oral/written work
  • * Inspection of processes
  • * On-site work evidence
  • * Practical tasks
  • * Research

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2021 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$512.00
$102.40
$960.00
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2021 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2021: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
64 64 $8.00 $1.60 $15.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2021. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact us on 9279 2370 or candiadminmetro@kangan.edu.au for more information. 

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

Expressions of interest are currently being taken for this course. Further details of dates and times will be provided to all individuals that have applied once confirmed.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The course is designed for electricians, plumbers, apprentices and trade assistants who want to increase their safety awareness on solar installations.

Note that the VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry unit will be a mandatory requirement for installers, apprentices and trade assistants working in the Victorian Government's Solar Homes program through Solar Victoria as of 1 July 2021.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

Upon successful completion of the full course, participants will be able to:

  • Work safely on roofs
  • Work safely at heights
  • Identify and report asbestos

 

What qualifications will I receive?

The Course in Working Safely in the Solar Industry consists of five core units of competency. 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.

How do I apply?

Apply online using the Apply Here button.
Contact us on 9279 2370 or candiadminmetro@kangan.edu.au for more information