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Level 2 Award in Environmental Awareness

This is a Virtual Course

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With alternative energy sources being a high priority on the Government’s agenda, the demand for installation on the above technologies is growing and with it, the demand for highly skilled and qualified individuals who can install and maintain these systems. With the introduction of Feed in Tariffs and the increase in demand of alternative sources of energy, there has never been a better time to participate in the Renewable Technology revolution. On completion of this qualification, the learner will know the fundamental working principles of micro-renewable energy; requirements of building location/features; know the regulatory requirements and know the typical advantages and disadvantages associated with micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies. Assessment Centres.

On completion of this Virtual College course learners will:

  • Recognise the fundamental working principles of micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies
  • Understand the fundamental requirements of building location/building features for the potential to install micro-renewable energy and water conservation systems
  • Know the fundamental regulatory requirements relating to micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies
  • Recognise the typical advantages and disadvantages associated with micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies

Description

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

Building Regulations

Heat producing micro-renewable technology:

  • Solar thermal (hot water)
  • Ground source heat pump
  • Air source heat pump

Biomass Electricity producing micro renewable technology:

  • Solar photovoltaic
  • Micro-wind
  • Micro-hydro

Co-generation technology:

  • Micro-combined heat and power (heat-led)

Rain conservation technology

  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Grey water re-use

Accreditation

The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Certification

This course has been produced through a partnership between NICEIC and Virtual College. A Virtual College certificate can be printed by the learner upon completion of the course.

Duration Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience This qualification is primarily aimed at practicing electricians who have completed their 17th Edition qualification and are looking to complete further qualifications in renewable energy technologies without spending 2 days in the classroom.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, we recommend that learners complete their 17th Edition before attempting this course.

Interview Process

No interview required

Questions & Answers

Who is the course for?

This qualification is primarily aimed at practicing electricians who have completed their 17th Edition qualification and are looking to complete further qualifications in renewable energy technologies without spending 2 days in the classroom.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

This course has been produced through a partnership between NICEIC and Virtual College. A Virtual College certificate can be printed by the learner upon completion of the course.

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

Course details

  • Attendance: Virtual Course
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Hours per week: 7 hours
  • Days: Flexible
  • Start Time: Flexible
  • End Time: Flexible
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Course Fees: £150 + VAT (discounts for block bookings) No fee remission available on this course
  • Venue: E Learning - Online learning -You can do your course from home or work
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  • Department Manager: .

Qualifications

  • Level: Level 2
  • Qualification Name: Level 2 Award in Environmental Awareness
  • Awarding Body: The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Contact Information

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This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

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