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Awareness of Environmental Technologies

Assessment Information


Against a background of constantly rising fuel bills, this course is designed to provide a background to renewable energy heating and energy technologies for anyone who may find it of interest, such as householders, housing associations, teachers, local building control officers, housing developers or installers wanting to know more before committing themselves to a full course.






Further Information


Participants are tested on their knowledge at the end of the course via a theory based assessment.

Depending on their existing skills and qualifications, candidates may want to progress to either the Full or Defined Scope courses (for example, heating engineers could undertake the full Solar Thermal Hot Water course, or architects the Defined Scope Solar Thermal Hot Water course).


Training Materials

It consists of 9 modules which cover:

Module 1 – Introduction to renewable energy
Module 2 – Solar Thermal Heating
Module 3 – Biomass Heating Systems
Module 4 – Heat Pumps
Module 5 – Wind power
Module 6 – Photovoltaics
Module 7 – Micro-hydro power
Module 8a – Rainwater Harvesting
Module 8b – Greywater reuse
Module 9 – MicroCombined Heat & Power


Expiry Information

Certificates are normally valid for 5 years


Course Duration - 2 days 


You will need to bring with you

  • Candidate name and address
  • Candidate National Insurance number
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • A declaration of the category for the individual making the application


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