Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy

FREE PDF Certificate | Audio Visual Training | 30 CPD Points | Assessment Included | Tutor Support | 1 Year Access



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43 Hours
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1 Year
No formal qualification
30 CPD hours / points
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If you are passionate about protecting the environment, then you might want to consider a career in renewable energy. The main focus of our Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy is to equip you with essential knowledge of renewable sources and how to utilise the resources of local or regional divisions. You’ll also learn about the environmental advantages of renewable energy, and the standard industry techniques for estimating renewable resources.

Through video lessons, electronic hand-outs and online assessments, you will gain a complete understanding of the different forms of renewable energy, the financial and environmental benefits of embracing them, as well as practical training on installing, using and maintaining renewable energy sources.

Throughout this course, you’ll learn how to leave a positive environmental footprint by lowering energy costs through harnessing renewable energy. After successful course completion, you will feel confident in applying your newfound knowledge, to help you achieve success in your field.

The course is divided into 4 Modules with expertly designed online study materials and video lessons, to help you learn everything you need to know to advance your job prospects in this sector.

Learning Outcomes of the Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy Course:

  • Explore the sources, types and benefits of renewable energy
  • Understand the processes involved in lowering energy costs
  • Learn how companies are investing in renewable energy sources
  • Get a firm understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of renewable energy
  • Learn about the process for choosing reliable renewable energy sources


30 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

Course media


Benefits of studying the Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy with Janets include

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.

Course design

The Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

************************** Course Modules **************************

Renewable Energy

  • Introduction
  • What is Renewable Energy?
  • Types of Renewable Energy
  • Solar Power
  • Wind Power
  • Hydropower
  • Biofuel
  • The Possibilities of Renewable Energy
  • Conclusion

Lowering Energy Cost

  • Introduction
  • Determining The Current Costs
  • Cost over Savings Analysis
  • Getting Started By Finding Your Biggest Needs
  • Start Small For Big Savings
  • You’re Window Savings
  • The Fireplace Advantage
  • Energy Saving Habits to Develop
  • The Thermostat
  • Energy Star: Understanding What It is
  • Outside the Home: Landscaping For Energy Benefits
  • Alternative Sources of Fuel
  • The Energy Efficient New Home
  • Conclusion

Being Environmentally Friendly

  • Introduction
  • Energy at Home
  • Reduce the Use of Paper Products
  • Transportation
  • Lawn Care & Organic Gardening
  • Additional Tips for a Greener You!
  • Let’s Recap!
  • Recycle It!

Renewable Energy Applications

  • Government Incentives
  • Renewable Energy Is Key to Fighting Climate Change
  • Energy Audits
  • LEED
  • EPC
  • How to Choose Your Renewable Energy Sources
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Renewable Energy
  • Solar Geometry
  • Solar Chimney
  • Solar Wall
  • PV/Thermal
  • Passive Solar Heating
  • Solar Water Heaters
  • Solar Photovoltaic Technology Basics
  • Other Energy Saving Technologies
  • Underground Thermal Energy Storage (UTES)
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Trigeneration / CCHP
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Fuel Cell
  • Earth Duct
  • Light Pipe
  • Conclusion


Upon successful completion of the course, you can instantly download your e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.

Who is this course for?

Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field. This Renewable Energy course is a great opportunity for all student from any academic backgrounds to learn more on this subject.


There is no specific requirements for our Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc. The Advanced Diploma in Renewable Energy course requires a moderate Internet connection so it is possible to start learning with any type of Internet from anywhere at any time without any limitations.

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Hi, What is the media of the course? Is it video training or soft copy pdf based obly? Regards


Dear Mohammad, Thank you for contacting us. The course is designed through a combination of online study materials and Video lessons. Thanks

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