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Skill sets

Skill sets have become recognised as an important short form of training for the modern world of work. These courses can have a variety of purposes, including upskilling, compliance and licensing.  Training package skill sets are composed of one or more units of competency from a training package and are designed to meet licensing or regulatory requirements, or industry needs.

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​Operate elevated work platforms (up to 11m)

CONISS001

This free skillset course, Operate Elevated Work Platforms (up to 11m), is designed for all employees working in civil construction operational roles. It provides the skills and knowledge to competently and safely operate an elevating work platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work.

Duration: Part time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone, Moorabbin

This free skillset course, Operate Elevated Work Platforms (up to 11m), is designed for all employees working in civil construction operational roles. It provides the skills and knowledge to competently and safely operate an elevating work platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work.

Design and Install Grid Connect PV Systems

HSSUEE0002

This course provides nationally accredited training for electricians in the design and installation of grid-connected PV systems.

Duration: Part time 5 day workshop with online study
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

This course provides nationally accredited training for electricians in the design and installation of grid-connected PV systems.

Enter and work in confined spaces

CONISS014

This free skillset course, Enter and Work in Confined Spaces, will teach you to determine hazards and put in place control measures to make work safer and carry out the work in accordance with confined space regulations and standards.

Duration: Part time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone

This free skillset course, Enter and Work in Confined Spaces, will teach you to determine hazards and put in place control measures to make work safer and carry out the work in accordance with confined space regulations and standards.

Grid Connected PV with Battery Storage

HSSUEE0013

The Grid Connected PV with Battery Storage short course provides nationally accredited training for electricians in the installation of grid-connected PV battery storage systems.

Duration: Part time Online, plus 4 day workshop
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

The Grid Connected PV with Battery Storage short course provides nationally accredited training for electricians in the installation of grid-connected PV battery storage systems.

Install Trench Support

HSSRII0003

The Install Trench Support short course will give participants the skills and knowledge required to install trench support in civil construction. This nationally accredited competency is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Duration: Part time 3 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: At your Workplace, Glen Waverley

The Install Trench Support short course will give participants the skills and knowledge required to install trench support in civil construction. This nationally accredited competency is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

HSSUEE0004

The Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) course is designed for people who have minimal to no experience in PLCs. You will develop an understanding of the process of development, installation and testing of PLCs for a system requiring discrete control functions.

Duration: Part time 10 weeks
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

The Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) course is designed for people who have minimal to no experience in PLCs. You will develop an understanding of the process of development, installation and testing of PLCs for a system requiring discrete control functions.

Licence to operate a boom-type elevated work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

CONISS016

This skillset course, Licence to Operate a Boom-type Elevated Work Platform (Boom Length 11 metres or More), provides training in safely operating a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more.

Duration: Part time 3 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone

This skillset course, Licence to Operate a Boom-type Elevated Work Platform (Boom Length 11 metres or More), provides training in safely operating a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more.

Low Voltage Rescue and CPR

HSSICT0007

This Low Voltage Rescue and CPR short course is designed for qualified electricians to gain the skills necessary to carry out risk assessment and perform safe low voltage rescue and CPR in electrical hazardous situations.

Duration: Part time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: North Melbourne

This Low Voltage Rescue and CPR short course is designed for qualified electricians to gain the skills necessary to carry out risk assessment and perform safe low voltage rescue and CPR in electrical hazardous situations.

Operate a Non-Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

HSSTLI0002

The Operating a Non-Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) Course aligns with WorkSafe Victoria licensing requirements. These requirements stipulate the skills and knowledge to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer load, mobile load and shut down and secure crane.

Duration: Part time 3 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: At your Workplace

The Operating a Non-Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) Course aligns with WorkSafe Victoria licensing requirements. These requirements stipulate the skills and knowledge to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer load, mobile load and shut down and secure crane.

Operate a Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (up to 100 tonnes)

HSSTLI0004

This Operating a Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (up to 100 tonnes) Course is aligned with the WorkSafe licensing requirements. These requirements stipulate the skills and knowledge to plan work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer load, mobile load and shut down and secure crane after operation.

Duration: Part time 3 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: At your Workplace

This Operating a Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (up to 100 tonnes) Course is aligned with the WorkSafe licensing requirements. These requirements stipulate the skills and knowledge to plan work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer load, mobile load and shut down and secure crane after operation.

Operate a Slewing Mobile Crane Licence (up to 20 tonnes)

HSSTLI0001

This Operating a Slewing Mobile Crane licence (up to 20 tonnes) course is aligned with the WorkSafe licensing requirements. These stipulate the skills and knowledge to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer a load, mobile load and shut down and secure the crane after completing the operation.

Duration: Part time 3 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: At your Workplace

This Operating a Slewing Mobile Crane licence (up to 20 tonnes) course is aligned with the WorkSafe licensing requirements. These stipulate the skills and knowledge to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer a load, mobile load and shut down and secure the crane after completing the operation.

Operating Theatre Technician Specialisation

HSSHLT0006

This Operating Theatre Technician skill set provides comprehensive training to prepare graduates to assist health professionals in an operating theatre.

Duration: Part time 5 months
Intakes: July, October, February
Campus: Moorabbin

This Operating Theatre Technician skill set provides comprehensive training to prepare graduates to assist health professionals in an operating theatre.

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CONISS012

White Card

This free skillset course, Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry, is an initial induction course that allows workers access to construction sites where a site specific induction is undertaken.

Duration: Part time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone, North Melbourne

This free skillset course, Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry, is an initial induction course that allows workers access to construction sites where a site specific induction is undertaken.

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

HSSCPC0001

White Card course

This is an initial induction course to allow access to construction sites where a site-specific induction is carried out. This course provides employees with basic Occupational Health and Safety knowledge that they will need prior to commencing work on construction sites.

Duration: Part time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

This is an initial induction course to allow access to construction sites where a site-specific induction is carried out. This course provides employees with basic Occupational Health and Safety knowledge that they will need prior to commencing work on construction sites.

Provide First Aid Level 2

HSSICT0005

This Provide First Aid Level 2 short course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to perform First Aid in the workplace.

Duration: Part time 2 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: North Melbourne

This Provide First Aid Level 2 short course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to perform First Aid in the workplace.

Provide First Aid Level 2 Update

HSSICT0006

This program is suitable for applicants who hold a current/valid First Aid Level 2/Senior First Aid Accreditation and require an update.

Duration: Part time 8 hours plus pre-course work
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: North Melbourne

This program is suitable for applicants who hold a current/valid First Aid Level 2/Senior First Aid Accreditation and require an update.

Registered Electrical Contractor

HSSUEE0001

This course is designed to assist Electrician's Licence holders ( 'A' Grade Licence) to apply for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC) with Energy Safe Victoria. It is recommended that you contact Energy Safe Victoria to assess your suitability for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC).

Duration: Part time 1 evening per week, over 8 weeks with online study
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

This course is designed to assist Electrician's Licence holders ( 'A' Grade Licence) to apply for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC) with Energy Safe Victoria. It is recommended that you contact Energy Safe Victoria to assess your suitability for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC).

Restricted Electrical Workers Licence-Class 2 (Appliances)

HSSUEE0005

The Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Appliances) course is designed for those needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing.

Duration: Full time 5 days over 1 week
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

The Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Appliances) course is designed for those needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing.

Restricted Electrical Workers Licence-Class 2 (Motors)

HSSUEE0006

The Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Motors) is designed for those needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant certificate III in mechanical fitting.

Duration: Part time 5 days over 1 week
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

The Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Motors) is designed for those needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant certificate III in mechanical fitting.

Restricted Electrical Workers Licence-Class2 (Refrigeration and Air-conditioning)

HSSUEE0007

This course is designed for people needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant Certificate III or Refrigeration and Air Conditioning qualification.

Duration: Part time 5 days over 1 week
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

This course is designed for people needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant Certificate III or Refrigeration and Air Conditioning qualification.

Stand Alone Power Systems

HSSUEE0008

This course is designed for electricians to gain the required skills to design and install stand-alone power systems (off-grid PV).

Duration: Part time Online; plus 6-days face-to-face workshops
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

This course is designed for electricians to gain the required skills to design and install stand-alone power systems (off-grid PV).

Testing and Tagging

HSSUEE0009

The Testing and Tagging course provides information on performing in-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment to Standard AS3760. You will gain basic electrical knowledge, an understanding of voltage values, surge arrestors, flexible cords and power boards, common cable types, and use of electrical testers, such as a multimeter for testing and tagging on single and multi-phase equipment.

Duration: Part time 2 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

The Testing and Tagging course provides information on performing in-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment to Standard AS3760. You will gain basic electrical knowledge, an understanding of voltage values, surge arrestors, flexible cords and power boards, common cable types, and use of electrical testers, such as a multimeter for testing and tagging on single and multi-phase equipment.

Traffic Management Skill Set

CONISS020

This Traffic Management skillset course introduces participants to interpreting and implementing a traffic management plan, as well as setting up traffic control equipment to ensure the safety of construction, workers and the general public.

Duration: Part time 2 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone

This Traffic Management skillset course introduces participants to interpreting and implementing a traffic management plan, as well as setting up traffic control equipment to ensure the safety of construction, workers and the general public.

Trenching and Shoring Skill Set

CONISS021

This free skillset course, Trenching and Shoring, will give you skills in excavating open trenches in all soil and rock conditions, and making sure supporting structures are in place.

Duration: Part time 2 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone

This free skillset course, Trenching and Shoring, will give you skills in excavating open trenches in all soil and rock conditions, and making sure supporting structures are in place.

AutoCAD 2D and 3D - Online

SIC0062

Learn all there is to know about AutoCAD, with this course comprised of AutoCAD 2D Fundamentals, Advanced 2D and 3D Modeling units.

Duration: Part time self paced, 12 months max
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Online

Learn all there is to know about AutoCAD, with this course comprised of AutoCAD 2D Fundamentals, Advanced 2D and 3D Modeling units.

CELTA

SIC0009

The Certificate of English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) is an internationally recognised pre-service qualification that prepares you to teach English in Australia or overseas. The certificate is a University of Cambridge qualification delivered by Holmesglen.

Duration: Full time 5 weeks, Part time 19 weeks
Intakes: July, February
Campus: Chadstone, Moorabbin, St Kilda Road

The Certificate of English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) is an internationally recognised pre-service qualification that prepares you to teach English in Australia or overseas. The certificate is a University of Cambridge qualification delivered by Holmesglen.

Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing

SIC0017

The Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing Short Course provides qualified electricians with the underpinning skills, knowledge and competency for the installation and maintenance of construction wiring on building and demolition sites.

Duration: Part time 3 days, 8 hours a day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: North Melbourne

The Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing Short Course provides qualified electricians with the underpinning skills, knowledge and competency for the installation and maintenance of construction wiring on building and demolition sites.

Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing - Refresher

SIC0019

The Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing Refresher short course is suitable for applicants who are wishing to refresh their knowledge/skills and whose accreditation is nearing expiry.

Duration: Part time 2 days for 8 hours a day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: North Melbourne

The Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing Refresher short course is suitable for applicants who are wishing to refresh their knowledge/skills and whose accreditation is nearing expiry.

Electrical Licence Tutorial-LEP

SIC0044

Licensed Electrical Practice

This program prepares you for one of the three Energy Safe Victoria-required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - Licensed Electrical Practice (LEP).

Duration: Part time five four-hour classes
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

This program prepares you for one of the three Energy Safe Victoria-required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - Licensed Electrical Practice (LEP).

Electrical Licence Tutorial-LET

SIC0043

Licensed Electrical Theory

This program prepares you for one of the three, Energy Safe Victoria-required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - the Licensed Electrical Theory (LET) exam.

Duration: Part time five 4-hour sessions
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

This program prepares you for one of the three, Energy Safe Victoria-required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - the Licensed Electrical Theory (LET) exam.

Electrical Licence Tutorial-SWP

SIC0042

Safe Work Practices (SWP)

This program prepares you for one of the three Energy Safe Victoria-required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - the Safe Working Practices (SWP) exam.

Duration: Part time two 4-hour classes
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

This program prepares you for one of the three Energy Safe Victoria-required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - the Safe Working Practices (SWP) exam.

ELICOS - General English

SIC0058

Holmesglen’s new General English program is a great way to learn English while building your confidence, discovering Melbourne and developing job-ready skills in the process. Open to temporary visa holders only - tourist visa, working holiday visa or student visa.

Duration: Full time 20 hours per week for 6 months
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone

Holmesglen’s new General English program is a great way to learn English while building your confidence, discovering Melbourne and developing job-ready skills in the process. Open to temporary visa holders only - tourist visa, working holiday visa or student visa.

General English LIVE Online

SIC0097

Our new General English LIVE online course is a great way to learn English in a multicultural environment, with teachers based in Melbourne. Practise speaking, reading, writing and listening English with your online classmates in the same time zone in scheduled interactive classes.

Duration: Full time 6 months
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Online

Our new General English LIVE online course is a great way to learn English in a multicultural environment, with teachers based in Melbourne. Practise speaking, reading, writing and listening English with your online classmates in the same time zone in scheduled interactive classes.

Grid-Connected PV Design Accreditation Skill Set

SIC0081

Non-Electricians

The grid-connected PV design accreditation skill set is designed for engineers and project managers and those who are not qualified electricians.

Duration: Part time 1.5 months
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin

The grid-connected PV design accreditation skill set is designed for engineers and project managers and those who are not qualified electricians.

HSR initial OHS training course

SIC0020

This WorkSafe-approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course will provide Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) with an understanding of how to effectively exercise their powers and entitlements under the OHS Act 2004.

Duration: Part time 5 days
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: At your Workplace, Drummond St Chadstone

This WorkSafe-approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course will provide Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) with an understanding of how to effectively exercise their powers and entitlements under the OHS Act 2004.

HSR refresher OHS training course

SIC0021

This WorkSafe-approved HSR Refresher Course give HSRs a chance to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course and refresh their knowledge of the learnings on work health and safety.

Duration: Part time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: At your Workplace, Drummond St Chadstone

This WorkSafe-approved HSR Refresher Course give HSRs a chance to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course and refresh their knowledge of the learnings on work health and safety.

Inventor

SIC0032

Online

This course includes part modelling, assemblies and producing detailed drawings. It is self-paced and completed in the comfort of your own home.

Duration: Part time self paced over max nine months
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Online

This course includes part modelling, assemblies and producing detailed drawings. It is self-paced and completed in the comfort of your own home.

Mandatory Electrical Installation Testing Fundamentals

SIC0018

The Mandatory Testing short course re-enforces qualified A Class Electricians with the knowledge and practical skills to fulfil the mandatory verification requirements of AS/NZS 3000 - Wiring rules. This program is endorsed by Energy Safe Victoria and is highly recommended throughout the electrical industry.

Duration: Part time 1 day for 8 hours
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: North Melbourne

The Mandatory Testing short course re-enforces qualified A Class Electricians with the knowledge and practical skills to fulfil the mandatory verification requirements of AS/NZS 3000 - Wiring rules. This program is endorsed by Energy Safe Victoria and is highly recommended throughout the electrical industry.

Pathway English

SIC00040

Our Pathway English courses are designed for students from non-English speaking backgrounds.
These programs are tailored to develop students’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening, preparing them for future studies.

Open to temporary visa holders only - tourist visa, working holiday visa or student visa.

Duration: Full time 6 months
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone

Our Pathway English courses are designed for students from non-English speaking backgrounds.
These programs are tailored to develop students’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening, preparing them for future studies.

Open to temporary visa holders only - tourist visa, working holiday visa or student visa.

Pathway English LIVE Online

SIC0099

Our Pathway English LIVE Online course is a great way to learn English in a multicultural environment, with teachers based in Melbourne. Perfect your speaking, reading, writing and listening English with a focus on academic skills that will enable you to feel more confident in your academic studies.

Duration: Part time 20 hours per week
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Online

Our Pathway English LIVE Online course is a great way to learn English in a multicultural environment, with teachers based in Melbourne. Perfect your speaking, reading, writing and listening English with a focus on academic skills that will enable you to feel more confident in your academic studies.

Print Awareness

SIC0045

This is short course will introduce participants to print production procedures, from creation to press. Delivered in easy-to-understand language.

Duration: Part time Four evening sessions
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone

This is short course will introduce participants to print production procedures, from creation to press. Delivered in easy-to-understand language.

Readiness Assessment

SIC0030

The Readiness Assessment (RA) enables you to assess your ability before entering into an Electrical Apprenticeship. The course is suitable for those who are interested in applying for an Apprenticeship within the Electrical Industry; including young school leavers wanting to enter into the Electrical Industry.

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Duration: Part time 3 hours
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

The Readiness Assessment (RA) enables you to assess your ability before entering into an Electrical Apprenticeship. The course is suitable for those who are interested in applying for an Apprenticeship within the Electrical Industry; including young school leavers wanting to enter into the Electrical Industry.

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WHS course for Managers

SIC0087

Safer workplaces are more productive workplaces and this WHS course for Managers will give you skills in OHS management and compliance.

Duration: Full time 1 day
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Drummond St Chadstone

Safer workplaces are more productive workplaces and this WHS course for Managers will give you skills in OHS management and compliance.

Course in EAL

22483VIC

AMEP

If you're new to Australia or from a non-English speaking background, this Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL) will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to live and communicate comfortably in Australia.

Duration: Part time 40 Weeks
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone, Moorabbin

If you're new to Australia or from a non-English speaking background, this Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL) will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to live and communicate comfortably in Australia.

Course in Initial EAL

22482VIC

AMEP

If you're new to Australia or from a non-English speaking background, this Course in Initial English as an Additional Language (EAL), will improve your ability to participate in conversations, understand the information that you read and listen to, write short messages and complete forms.

Duration: Part time 40 Weeks
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone, Moorabbin

If you're new to Australia or from a non-English speaking background, this Course in Initial English as an Additional Language (EAL), will improve your ability to participate in conversations, understand the information that you read and listen to, write short messages and complete forms.

Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

22469VIC

FREE TAFE COURSE

The Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a short course which will give you a clear understanding of the scheme and what it means to work with a person who accesses the scheme.

Duration: Part time 12 weeks
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone, Online

The Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a short course which will give you a clear understanding of the scheme and what it means to work with a person who accesses the scheme.

Course in Working Safely in the Solar Industry

22515VIC

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.

Duration: Part time 6 days - not consecutive
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Moorabbin, North Melbourne

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.

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