Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy - UEE62011

Chisholm Institute, TAFE VIC

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00881F

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It provides competencies in preparation to design and validate/evaluate renewable energy equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales.


  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Maintain and repair facilities associated with remote area essential service operations
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
  • Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply
  • Develop engineering solutions to renewable energy (RE) problems
  • Produce detailed electrotechnology /utilities drawings using computer aided design equipment and software
  • Install small wind energy conversion systems rated up to 10 kW for ELV stand-alone applications
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • Prepare engineering drawings using manual drafting and CAD for electrotechnology/utilities applications
  • Install, set up and maintain ELV micro-hydro systems rated up to 6.4 kW
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
  • Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Co-ordinate maintenance of renewable energy (RE) apparatus and systems
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Design energy management controls for electrical installations in buildings
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Verify compliance and functionality of a extra low voltage renewable energy installation
  • Design renewable energy (RE) heating systems
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Plan renewable energy (RE) projects
  • Maintain documentation
  • Manage renewable energy (RE) projects
  • Solve problems in wind energy conversion systems rated up to 10 kW
  • Design micro-hydro systems rated to 6.4 kW
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Develop effective engineering strategies for energy reduction in buildings
  • Manage people performance
  • Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Use engineering applications software on personal computers
  • Solve basic problems in micro hydro systems
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Plan periodic maintenance schedules of remote area power supplies (RAPS)
  • Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
  • Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in renewable energy control systems
  • Design hybrid renewable power systems
  • Estimate electrotechnology projects
  • Apply industry and community standards to engineering activities
  • Prepare electrotechnology/utilities drawings using manual drafting and CAD equipment and software
  • Prepare specifications for the supply of materials and equipment for electrotechnology projects
  • Develop detailed and complex drawings for electrical systems using CAD systems
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Conduct checks in the demand side use of remote area power supplies (RAPS)
  • Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
  • Maintain operation of remote area power generation plant
  • Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers
  • Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Solve problems in stand-alone renewable energy systems
  • Supervise and coordinate energy sector work activities
  • Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
  • Design wind energy conversion systems (WECS) rated to 10 kW
  • Carry out basic repairs to renewable energy apparatus
  • Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector
  • Attend to breakdowns in remote area power supplies (RAPS)
  • Write specifications for renewable energy engineering projects
  • Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Install ELV stand-alone photovoltaic power systems
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus

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