Understanding the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
At the end of the course you will:
Know the fundamental working principles of micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies.
Know the fundamental requirements of building location/building features for the potential to install micro-renewable energy and water conservation systems to exist.
Know the fundamental regulatory requirements relating to micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies.
Know the typical advantages and disadvantages associated with micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies.
During the course the following environmental technologies are covered:
Solar Thermal (hot water).
Solar Photovoltaic (electricity)
Ground source heat pump (heat)
Air source heat pump (heat)
Micro-combined heat and power (heat-led)
Rain water harvesting
Grey water re-use
The course is 2 days in duration with an online assessment at the end.
At the end of the course, there is a 1 hour, online, multiple choice exam.
There are no formal prerequisites for candidates wishing to take this course.
This qualification is designed for candidates who want to gain a fundamental understanding of small scale environmental technologies. The knowledge gained will allow candidates to advise home owners or make informed business decisions. Candidates will develop the knowledge required to be able to communicate with others in relation to the fundamental working principles, potential to install and regulatory requirements for micro-renewable and water conservation technologies.