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Renewable Energy Training

One of the most important aspects of what we do is helping you understand your industry. Our trainers maintain links with the electrical, communications, mechanical and air conditioning industries through their own contracting businesses. Our trainers are also installers. They also go to the relevant Training Advisory Council meetings to keep up with training package developments.

So here are some articles that we hope will help you in your day to day activities.


Setting up Battery Systems

By Bill Gammon – Skillbuild Training

If there is one thing that I find exciting in the Solar Industry today it is the growing adoption of battery technology. In fact, our training battery training courses are filling with electricians who want to be a part of this emerging sector. Consequently, our social media feeds are seeing a lot more pictures of these installations. Unfortunately, I see a lot of posts that show battery systems that just don’t make the grade when it comes to safety. So, I just wanted to clarify a few points about how these systems should be set up.   Read More…


Skillbuild Training conducts their first New Zealand Solar training

The Solar industry in New Zealand is just developing. To get the industry up and running the Rexel/Ideal Group NZ enlisted Skillbuild to give a Solar training course for its customers. This comprehensive 4-day course was held in Auckland in November 2017. The aim was to give the electricians a full Clean Energy Council Accreditation. Thus, arming them with the right skills and knowledge to give the industry a boost. Read More…