Renewable Energy Training


Training Courses in Climate Change & Renewable Energy Sectors

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Training in Sheffield

What does FUSION CITY provide training in?

Renewable energy engineering, system design, and installation. Training is provided for all levels of experience, from introductory courses to advanced level training for those needing to re-skill from other disciplines (such as from other technical or engineering disciplines).

We also provide introductory-level informational seminars and workshops to the public for people to learn about and understand climate change, carbon emissions, sustainability and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and renewable energy solutions.

What qualifications does the training lead to?

In the case of basic and introductory courses, we provide our own certification of courses undertaken. For practical vocational courses, these are either MCS (an industry-led quality assurance assessor) accredited or CPD (a Continuing Professional Development assessor) accredited, leading to their acceptance by businesses and further educational institutions.

Typical course and workshop structure

Our training content is typically provided employing a small workshop format taught both live in the classroom and online.

Introductory courses are typicallly broken down into 1 to 10 workshop sessions of 1.5 to 2.5 hours duration each, often with online components.

More advanced courses typically comprise 5 to 20 workshop sessions delivered on a 1 per week basis over an extended period of time, including online components and options. Some courses might be of a longer duration.

Introductory courses and workshops

Our training content is typically provided employing a small workshop format taught both live in the classroom and online.

Introductory courses are often broken down into 1 to 10 workshop sessions of 1.5 to 2.5 hours duration each, frequently with online components.

More advanced courses typically comprise 5 to 20 workshop sessions delivered on a 1 per week basis over an extended period of time, including online components and options. Some courses might be of a longer duration.

A typical introductory climate change and renewable energy workshop session might adopt the following format:

  • Understanding climate change
  • The concepts of sustainability
  • The difference between fossil fuels and renewable energies
  • What is solar energy and how it is used? (Photovoltaics)
  • Wind energy
  • Biomass
  • Heating your homes, now and in the future
  • Heat exchangers
  • Batteries
  • The upcoming hydrogen revolution
  • Electric power vehicles (EVs)Careers in the renewable energy sector

The vocational MCS-accredited 1-day course in Solar Energy & Solar Panel Installation includes the following components:

  • Regulations and standards Types of solar power systems and their application
  • Preparation and planning
  • Site surveying
  • System sizing
  • Design and integration with existing circuits
  • Methods of installation
  • Commissioning
  • Customer handover
  • Fault finding and servicing
  • Distribution Network Operator (DNO) and Energy Supplier notifications
  • Solar PV Health and Safety (Heights and DC electric)

Courses such as the above require no pre-training such as City & Guilds electrician training.

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