Work safely in the solar industry

The 22515VIC Course in working safely in the solar industry is targeted at persons seeking to work in the solar industry with the installation of photovoltaic and solar water systems. These will typically be electricians, plumbers, apprentices and trade assistants who want to increase their safety awareness on solar installations.

Work safely in the solar industry (VU22744) will be a mandatory qualification for all on-site workers in the Solar Victoria programs as of 1 July 2021.
Course Structure
22515VIC Course in working safely in the solar industry provides certification that will ensure workers understand the required industry safety standards when installing solar PV or hot water systems.

Day course: 8:00am-4:00pm 2 days

To be awarded the Course in Working Safely in the Solar Industry participants must successfully complete all five core units, starting with the prerequisite VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry:
• VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry
• CPCCWHS2001A 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 

Note: VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry must be completed before undertaking any other unit in the course. The 2 days only cover VU22744 Work safely in the solar industry unit. We do not have regular scheduled dates for the other four units making up the course. Please speak with our customer contact or enrolment officers about our waiting list. We will be in contact when we have sufficient numbers to run the full course.

Course code
Delivery location
Not available for International students
Full Time, 2 days.
Start dates
24 Jan, 17 Feb, 24 March, 21 April, 23 May, 29 June

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.