Solar Accreditation Australia (SAA) Accreditation - Australian Government

Description

You will require this accreditation if you intend to design or install Grid Connected PV systems (GCPV), Grid Connected Battery Systems (GCBS) or Stand Alone Power Systems (SPS). You must be accredited under the SAA Scheme in order to be eligible for small-scale technology certificates (STCs). 

There are different types of accreditation:

  • GRID CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS (GCPV)
    • design only
    • install only
    • design and Install
  • GRID CONNECTED BATTERY SYSTEMS (GCBS)
    • design only
    • install only
    • design and Install
  • STAND ALONE POWER SYSTEMS (SPS)
    • design only
    • install only
    • design and Install
  • WIND (small scale) – design and / or install
  • HYDRO  (micro / small scale) – design and / or install.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation, you must:

  • hold $5 million in public liability insurance
  • have completed the required training
  • hold a current electrical licence
  • hold a working at heights certification.

Accreditation requirements, including training units, remain unchanged initially. SAA will acknowledge CPD previously completed under CEC’s Accreditation scheme. 

Ongoing eligibility requirements

To continue to be eligible for this accreditation you must complete at least 100 points of approved training in the following 12-month period.

Duration

Full accreditation is valid for 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $181.50

Provisional Accreditation. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $605.00

Upgrade to Full Accreditation. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $759.00

Accreditation Renewal. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Solar Accreditation Australia

Contact details

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