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Certificate in Renewable Energy

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Kingsway Campus

Content

Designed to support students who are interested in pursuing a career, at technician level, within the construction industry. The course offers a mix of craft and technical units, enabling you to develop the knowledge, skills and experience required. It offers a diverse learning experience combining theory-based units, delivered as classroom-based lectures and tutorials, with more hands-on practical units delivered in workshops.

Includes renewable energies units:

Domestic Woody Biomass Heating Systems; Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Systems; Domestic Greywater Recycling Systems; Domestic Air Source Heat Pumps; Domestic Ground Source Heat Pumps; Domestic Solar Hot Water Systems; Domestic Underfloor Heating Systems; Mechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation Systems; Domestic Wind Systems; Photovoltaic (PV) Arrays. Additional units in maths, plumbing and communications.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths. National 5 Practical Metalworking or Practical Woodworking will also be considered.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Construction, Technology and Building Services

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy