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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.

The course provides a pathway to further qualifications. It is not intended as a replacement for full certificate-level qualification.

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 July 2020.

This course will ensure workers understand the required industry health and safety standards and the implications of safety hazards that may arise whilst working on roofs in the workplace. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Work safely on roofs to install PV/solar collectors systems
• Work safely at heights
• Identify and report asbestos.

Individuals completing this qualification will typically be building practitioners who install solar PV panels or solar hot water systems and work in the solar or plumbing industry.

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 2 days.
Start dates
March 2, 16 and 30. April 14 and 27. May 11 and 25. June 8 and 22.