Level 3 Award: Renewable energy in the home 6281-02

city and guilds 600x400This two-day course leading to the Level 3 Award NEA/City & Guilds 6281-02 is designed to increase the knowledge and understanding of energy advisors regarding renewable and low carbon technologies as realistic interventions to reduce fuel poverty. No previous knowledge of renewable energy is required.

Technologies included are solar thermal hot water, heat pumps, biomass, solar photovoltaic, micro and small wind and micro-hydro.

Delegates wishing to gain a qualification can then sit the NEA/City & Guilds 6281-02 examination.

 Course outline

The course will enable participants to give basic advice on:

  • Identifying which renewable energy options might be appropriate for different circumstances
  • Basic explanation of how renewable energy technologies work in the home
  • Inform clients about some of the main factors that need to be taken into account before considering installing renewable technologies within the home
  • Explain the feed-in tariff and Renewable Heat Incentive
  • Costs associated with renewable technology (installation and running costs)
  • Advise clients about the issues and deterrents associated with installing renewable technologies in the home

Two days training plus a half-day examination.

This course can be delivered in-house to organisations wishing to train a group of staff.

For details of course fees and dates please contact Lynsey Thompson.

“The course tutor was clearly very knowledgeable and explained things very clearly. Improved my knowledge of solar hot water, biomass, and micro-hydro in particular.”

Delegate from Centre for Sustainable Energy, Renewable Energy in the Home 6281-02 course – Bristol.

Published on 17-08-2015
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