Renewable Energy Systems (PDA)

Lews Castle College UHI


Lews Castle College Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The award is made up of 6 credits selected from a number of specialist renewable energy units. This Professional Development Award (PDA) in Renewable Energy Systems has been developed in partnership with the energy industry to give you the skills and expertise to contribute to the burgeoning renewable energies sector.

You will study online with support from expert staff at Lews Castle College UHI on the Isle of Lewis, one of the key players in the development of renewable energy systems in Scotland.

Entry Requirements

HNC/D Engineering Systems or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 7

Progression Routes

BEng Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year


Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level


Career Area


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