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Free CPD training at Solar & Storage Live’s Installer University

Solar & Storage Live Australia, taking place on May 1st and 2nd at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, has unveiled its Installer University training workshops.

Attendees have the remarkable opportunity to earn up to 70 CPD points accredited by Solar Accreditation Australia, at no cost as the entire event is free.

The Installer University serves as a central hub for professional development, CPD accreditation, and expertise enhancement. Whether installers are newcomers seeking foundational knowledge or seasoned professionals aiming to stay ahead of emerging techniques and technologies, this is a not-to-be-missed event.

Across two days, six comprehensive training sessions led by esteemed solar training providers are on offer:

Day 1 (1 May 2024):

Integrating Lithium Batteries into Legacy Systems (11am – 12:30pm)

Simon Ceglinski from PowerPlus will guide participants through integrating cutting-edge lithium batteries into legacy systems. Attendees will delve into the evolution of battery technology, gaining insights into legacy equipment intricacies. Hands-on training covers fault finding, reprogramming, and assessing compatibility to seamlessly merge new and old.

Commercial EV Charger Infrastructure (1:15pm – 2:15pm)

Chris Martell from GSES presents a roadmap for procuring commercial and industrial EV charging infrastructure. Participants will learn intricate decision-making for selecting charger types, determining optimal quantities, and devising installation strategies tailored to facilities like malls, strata blocks, and offices. Theoretical and practical insights illuminate deployment challenges.

Electric Vehicle Charging Course (2:30pm – 3:30pm)

Bill Gammon from SkillBuild Training takes attendees on an electrifying EV charging journey. Pioneer Australia’s EV charging education with insights honed since 2018 and a preview of Victoria’s latest trial course. Explore plug standards like Type 1, 2, CHAdeMO and CCS2. Unlock AC home charging and DC fast charging secrets. Discover solar-EV synergies for free charging. Gain expertise in fleet solutions, charge point systems, vehicle-to-home connectivity, vehicle-to-grid realities, installation best practices, and maintenance/fault-finding mastery using tools like the Fluke tester.

Day 2 (2 May 2024):

An Introduction to Microgrids (11:45am – 12:45pm)

Chris Martell from GSES dives deep into the microgrid realm. Gain a comprehensive grasp from definition to components like monitoring systems. Uncover diverse classifications from standalone systems to virtual power plants (VPPs). Understand microgrids’ pivotal role in resilience, flexibility and sustainability. Explore multitudinous benefits like enhanced reliability and optimized resource utilization. Navigate implementation complexities through insights on considerations like microgrids vs. SAPSs or VPPs, standards, application processes and case studies.

The Tech Behind Jinko’s N-Type and BESS (1pm – 2pm)

Dan Su provides unparalleled insights into Jinko’s cutting-edge offerings in an exclusive presentation. Discover the advantages of integrating their N-Type panels and the upcoming battery/inverter system into projects. Explore panel technology nuances and the impressive Suntank Energy Storage System specifications. Gain valuable battery system installation considerations to make informed decisions.

The concurrent Residential Solar stream offers numerous relevant sessions for installers and electricians. Highlights include a panel “Solar Installation as a Business: Directors’ Perspectives” with Eddie Springer (Springers Solar), Kon Flaherty (Green Energy Technologies), and Will Campbell (Airlec Australia). Another explores “Solar Panel Installations: Unseen Risks and Quality Factors” led by Steve Kostoff (Solar Training Centre Australia), Kon Flaherty, Kale Fogg (Solar Set), and Eddie Springer.

The Installer University provides an invaluable platform for installers and electricians to elevate expertise, earn CPD points, and stay ahead of industry curves.

The event is free and will be held on 1 and 2 May at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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