Edinburgh-based European Energy Centre offers renewable energy training

By BILL MAGEE

Scots Technology Writer of the Year and former Reuters, Sunday Times and Scotsman business and finance correspondent

It’s vital that cash-strapped organisations eager to get involved in the renewable energy revolution get an early warning of financial backing..

So it’s timely news that Edinburgh-based European Energy Centre has alerted the market to new funding that’s just been announced to support individuals wishing to take up places on the EEC’s upcoming Renewable Energy Consultant Expert Certificate courses:

The European Energy Centre is the professional body for education in renewable energy, embracing the United Nations Environment Programme European Energy Centre, and the EEC awards internationally recognised qualifications and is accredited by the SQA.

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The Renewable Energy Consultant Expert Certificate can be gained either in class or online and is made up of three courses, all of which are taught by leading experts in their respective fields. This Certificate is proven to advance your career by increasing your knowledge of critical Renewable Energy topics.

Past participants have attended from major organisations including Deutsche Bank, EY, The World Bank, Tesco, Lego, the UK Department of Business, and the National Grid’s technology manager Soolmaz Moshhiri who comments:  “The course will directly help me in my current role and for my future aspirations.”

Course 1: RENEWABLE ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE

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When? 29th – 30th June at the University of London <http://euenergycentre.us12.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=9b4f025986af33eb9380a7491&id=66f2538640&e=c9ff15a4ce> (2 places now remaining) OR Online Distance Learning<http://euenergycentre.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=9b4f025986af33eb9380a7491&id=c8a44cff8c&e=c9ff15a4ce>
Content: Participants will be taught how to successfully manage and finance Renewable Energy Projects

Course 2: SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS

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When? 27th – 28th July at the University of London <http://euenergycentre.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=9b4f025986af33eb9380a7491&id=20344bcf25&e=c9ff15a4ce> (5 places now remaining) OR Online Distance Learning<http://euenergycentre.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=9b4f025986af33eb9380a7491&id=3ea28cf261&e=c9ff15a4ce>
Content: Participants will be taught how to install, maintain and repair solar panels and will achieve the Solar Photovoltaic Course Qualification
Course 3: ONLINE SPECIALISATION COURSE

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When? Online courses can be studied at any time from your location
Content: Participants can choose from a variety of distance learning courses, including Wind Power, Renewable Energy Solutions, Carbon Management and more…
Distance Learning: All distance learning courses use video lessons taken from live classroom sessions, offer flexible study hours and award the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate.

It should be noted that part-funded places are limited, so if you would like to attend I would encourage you to register your interest as soon as possible. To gain more information about the part-funding available, and reserve a space, please email training@EUenergycentre.org or call (UK) 0131 446 9479.

You can also submit a reservation form at the following link

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