VEET/REES Retrofit Installer Course

This course covers the mandatory training* the Victorian Essential Services Commission’s VEET scheme requires you to complete in order to install light globes, shower heads, draft proofing and chimney balloons. It is suitable for the SA REES scheme also.

*  ESC VIC requires Installers to also have completed Work safely at heights training in order to install light globes, reflectors, draft proofing, chimney balloons (not showerheads and standby controllers).No such requirement exists for installers in SA. Please note GBAT is not currently offering this unit of study.


Course Duration:

  • Beginners – 2 days
  • Students with experienced who meet Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) requirements** - 1 day

**  If you do not meet RPL requirements and are NOT an experienced installer, you will need to enrol in a 2-day course

All training days are 9 am - 4:30 pm. Training Commences 9 am sharp, NO LATE ENTRY PERMITTED

What you will learn:

  • How people use and waste energy and water in their homes and ways to reduce use
  • A range of VEET/REES scheme rules and guidelines
  • Procedures for working safely as an Installer
  • How to install home energy and water saving devices including theory and practical on
    - Compact fluorescent light globes
    - Low flow showerheads
    - Draft proofing
    - Standby power boards (SPC's)
    - Chimney balloons

You will need to complete an assessment involving written questions and practical tasks in order to pass this course and obtain the Statement of Attainment (certificate) you need to work in the VEET/REES scheme.

Decide if this course is right for you:

  1. The 1-day course is specially designed for installers who already have some experience working in the VEET/REES scheme. You will need to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) by providing us with a “Supervisor/ Third Party Form” (see website) signed by your supervisor confirming your existing skills and knowledge. We will assess your prior learning on registration for enrolment on training day – if you do not have enough prior learning to complete this course, you will need to enrol in the 2-day course at an additional cost – please contact us for details. 
  2. Please advise us prior to commencing the course if you have any language or learning needs or a disability that could affect your ability to undertake and complete the course. We will make sure we deliver your training to suit these needs.

How to register for this course:

STEP 1 - Go to the VEET/REES Retrofit Enrolment page at
STEP 2 - Fill in the online enrolment form
STEP 3 - Read our Fees Terms and Conditions and complete your payment


VIC#:  Green Business Audit & Training, Unit 14/ 44-56 Hampstead Road (cnr Emu Rd) Maidstone
Note: Unit 14 is next to Reece Plumbing

SA#:  Green Business Audit & Training,  79 Jervois St Torrensville

offee and tea are provided.  Please bring your own lunch


Course Outline

Qualification:       22311VIC Course in retrofitting for energy and water efficiency

Course Hours:     Total 30 nominal hours

Content:                Core units: 2            Electives: None

VU21858 Minimise health and safety risk when retrofitting for energy and water efficiency: Nominal 6 hrs
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to minimise health and safety risks to self, other people, property and the environment while retrofitting homes for energy and water efficiency

VU21859 Undertake retrofitting to improve energy and water efficiency: Nominal 24 hrs
This unit describes the outcomes required for people undertaking retrofitting in homes to reduce energy and water consumption and to create a more comfortable living environment.

A full course outline, Student Handbook and copies of our policies and procedures including Fees Terms and Conditions Policy is available at Successful candidates will be issued a Statement of Attainment for this course.


Head Office

Postal Address


Green Business Audit & Training
79 Jervois St 
SA  5031

PO Box 36
SA 5031


M:  04300 300 23
P:  08 8443 6373