Green Energy Consultant Expert Certificate

Accredited, intensive training pathway (3 courses)

Includes exams to achieve 3 Galileo Master Certificates (GMCs)

Study 3 accredited courses from the Renewable Energy Institute and become a Green Energy Consultant Expert.

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BECOME A GREEN ENERGY CONSULTANT EXPERT

Duration: Up to 6 months

Location: Online

Number of Courses: 3

CPD Hours: 80-90

  • Study 3 accredited training courses and become a Green Energy Consultant Expert
  • Courses are taught by respected university professors and renowned lecturers with years of practical and theoretical expertise
  • Join participants studying from 150 countries worldwide and thousands of REI alumni
  • Successful participants gain the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate and the Green Energy Consultant Expert Certificate

“This course has given me experience and knowledge which I’ll pass onto communities throughout Scotland.”

– Community Energy Scotland, Tom Young

PAST PARTICIPANTS

Müller UK and Ireland Group, Greater London Authority, The MET Office, National Water and Electricity Company Ltd, Coca Cola, Ferrero, Mobil, United Nations Development Programme, Friends of the Earth, Ford Motor Company and many more.

Course Programme

Renewable Energy Institute - Renewable Energy Solutions Course

Course 1: Renewable Energy Solutions

Learn how to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technologies will meet your specific needs or the needs of your clients.

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This accredited course equips participants with the latest knowledge on how to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technology to use, including an overview of over a dozen technologies and payback time considerations. The course enables participants to work successfully in the renewables industry, both locally and internationally; and is suitable for those with both a basic and advanced understanding of the sector.

  • Introduction of the module and overview of the different renewable technologies
  • Government incentive, ROC, RHI
  • Choosing the best renewable energy options
  • Benefits, applications and case studies for each technology:
    solar geometry, solar chimneys, solar wall, natural ventilation, passive solar heating house/design, earth duct, solar water heating, photovoltaic, wind technology, biomass heating, hydro electricity
  • Other energy saving technologies: GSHP, UTES, geometry, CHP, tri generation, fuel cell, light pipe
  • Review of each technology – questions & answer session
  • Payback time considerations
  • Combining renewable energy technologies
  • Software available
  • Energy storage
  • Conclusion
Renewable Energy Institute - Solar Power Courses

Course 2: Solar Photovoltaic

Learn how to install, maintain and repair solar panels; and the theory behind solar photovoltaic equipment.

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This accredited course equips participants with the latest knowledge on how to install, maintain and repair a wide range of solar photovoltaic equipment & understand the theory behind solar power. The course enables participants to work successfully in the renewables and solar energy industry, both locally and internationally; and is suitable for those with both a basic and advanced understanding of the sector.

  • Composition of the light
  • Photovoltaic effect
  • Photovoltaic cells
  • Materials
  • Daily/annual energy
  • Positioning of the modules
  • Photovoltaic energy
  • Photovoltaic illumination
  • Planning and designing a photovoltaic installation
  • The electric load
  • Costs and evaluation of the economical solutions
  • Maintenance and reliability
  • Practical solutions
  • Typologies and modality of installation
  • Integration of the photovoltaic modules in the building structure
  • Payback time
  • Economical perspectives
Renewable Energy Institute - Wind Power Qualification

Course 3: Wind Power

Understand the theory behind wind energy and how to install & operate wind turbines in varying scales.

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This accredited course equips participants with the latest knowledge on how to evaluate the benefits of adopting wind power technology, design a wind power installation and take advantage of incentives available. The course enables participants to work successfully in the renewables and wind power industry, both locally and internationally; and is suitable for those with both a basic and advanced understanding of the sector.

  • How wind power works
  • Concepts of aerodynamics
  • Classification and types of systems
  • The wind market
  • Technologies of machines
  • Tuning the plants
  • Design criteria
  • Running and maintenance of plants
  • Policies and procedures
  • Economical aspects
  • Incentives for wind power adoption
  • Hybrid systems
  • Electrical systems and generators
  • The environmental impact
  • Siting – impact of obstructions, noise, turbine interaction
  • Small and micro wind and large power plants

TESTIMONIALS

“The course has broadened my knowledge in this field. It has also given me the confidence to undertake renewable energy projects in central Africa.”

“I gained a much greater knowledge about the principles of sustainable design and the finance mechanisms available to implement a scheme. The knowledge will help me identify opportunities for my company to engage our clients at new points in project lifecycles.”

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THE EXAM & CERTIFICATE

Upon completion of each course, participants will receive a certificate of participation and be eligible to take the GMC exam.

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Coca Cola, Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Cambridge University, Oxfam GB, Tesco, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Honeywell and many more.

The Galileo Master Certificate

Become a Green Energy Consultant Expert

Summary:

Start your 3 accredited courses today and study around your schedule from your location.

Courses: Renewable Energy Solutions, Solar Photovoltaic and Wind Power

When:

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Duration:

Up to 6 months

Location:

Online

The Course Includes:

  • Video lessons based on live classroom training by internationally recognised University Academics and Experts
  • Course materials accessible on computer, tablet & mobile
  • Remote exams for your Galileo Master Certificates
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor (optional)
  • Resource Centre to access knowledge and research

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I study the Renewable Energy Institute’s courses from my country?

    The Renewable Energy Institute’s renowned online courses are open to participants worldwide, regardless of which country or time zone you live in. With 24/7 access to all the course materials, including the tutorial videos taken from the live classroom courses, you can study from any location, whenever it suits you.

    Are there any pre-entry requirements for studying the courses?

    The Renewable Energy Institute’s professional development courses are open to everyone who has an interest in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The courses will take you through the basic concepts of a subject before advancing to in-depth knowledge, so they are suitable for people of all levels of experience.

    Can I study the online courses while working?

    Yes! The Renewable Energy Institute’s expert-led courses are designed to make it possible for you to study around your everyday commitments. The duration of the enrolment has been set to ensure that you have plenty of time to study at your own pace. Read about the positive experiences that other participants have had studying with the Renewable Energy Institute while working.

    What are my career prospects after studying with the Renewable Energy Institute?

    As the industry is expanding rapidly, professionals with knowledge in renewable energy are in high demand across all sectors. The Renewable Energy Institute’s internationally recognised courses are led by experienced academics and professionals to provide you with the essential knowledge that you need in order to work in renewable energy. Participants range from all kinds of professions: project managers, engineers, lawyers, entrepreneurs, and artists.

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