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Wave and Hydro Power Course

This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial, visit:

How to take advantage of Marine, Wave and Hydro Power

Who is it for?

Individuals intending to learn how marine, wave and hydro power works, how to install, maintain and repair the systems.

Engineers. Design engineers. Architects.


Online via Distance Learning

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Courses run on a regular basis

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Course Content

What is Wave / Tidal Power
What is Hydro Power
Market, resources and targets overview
The physics principles (energy content, types of technologies)
Design guidance (types, sizing, selecting, manufacturers)
Environmental impact and analysis
Finance, regulation and incentives (FIT, CFD)
Case studies, best practice analysis
Simulation Tools
References and further readings

GMC Certificate

Certificate of Participation provided.

On successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to sit the Exam for the:

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

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.

Current Part-Funded Price:

Distance Learning Course

£540 as a standalone course


£324 as part of an Energy Expert Certificate pathway

The Wave & Hydro Power course price includes exam for Galileo Master Certificate; live training; course materials; Certificate of Participation and is inclusive of VAT.

Limited part-funding available, enquire by completing the form below

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.

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Hydro installation

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-Fred Ku-Mesu Miet, KCC Electrical

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