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Skills Bootcamp in the Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Types

This Skills Bootcamp covers the fundamental concepts and operation of renewable energy generation systems which may be used in energy transition plans to achieve net zero targets.
6 weeks
Green Skills Academy, Trafford Park

This Skills Bootcamp is delivered at our Green Skills Academy in Trafford Park, Manchester; home to the latest green technology equipment enabling businesses and individuals to gain the knowledge and skills which will place Greater Manchester at the forefront of emerging technologies.

Attendance is required for 2 days per week for 6 weeks.

Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills, with an offer of a job interview with an employer on completion.

On successful completion, you will achieve two qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Types
  • Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

When does the course start?

We have the following start dates available:

20 February 2023 (attendance is Monday and Tuesday)

22 February 2023 (attendance is Wednesday and Thursday)

Apply today to secure your place!

What does the course cover?

On this 6-week course, you will complete the following modules:

  • Wind Energy Resources & Devices
  • Water Power Resources and Devices
  • Solar, Biomass Energy Resources
  • Introduction to Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Health and Safety

The course also covers:

  • CV Writing, Interview Skills and Techniques – Employer Interview
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this Skills Bootcamp however, you must be eligible for funding to apply, please see the section below - Fully Funded Entry Criteria. 

Fully Funded Entry Criteria

This Skills Bootcamp is FREE if you are aged 19+ and:

  • Employed or self-employed either full-time or part-time
  • Unemployed
  • Live in Greater Manchester