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Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma

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Prepare for an engaging career and make a real change to the world around you by gaining specialist knowledge in renewable energy. With materials designed by industry experts at the cutting-edge of environmentally-friendly energy sources, you will learn up-to-the-minute expertise and knowledge necessary to work in a range of professional roles or to adapt your home to utilise renewable energy.


Climate change remains a hot-button topic, but it cannot be denied that alternative energy sources are becoming more popular across the world. From solar panels to electric cars, if you have an interest in renewable energy then this is the course for you. Through video lessons, electronic handouts 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 the practicalities of installing, using and maintaining renewable energy sources.

Benefits of studying the Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma with Victoria Education include:

  • Easy-to-understand course materials designed by industry experts, accessible through your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet device
  • No hidden fees or costs — study a comprehensive course and earn a CPD-certified e-certificate upon successful completion
  • Get instant feedback from automated assessments and mock exams to gauge your progress
  • No formal deadlines or teaching schedule, meaning you can learn at your own pace
  • 24/7 help and support from your online tutors, through email and via our live online chat
  • Qualify for an NUS Extra card and gain access to over 200 fantastic deals from high street brands and one free year of ISIC unlocking over 42,000 international discounts

How is this qualification is delivered?

Our courses are taught entirely online, meaning you can access the materials wherever, whenever, at a pace that suits you, without formal deadlines or teaching schedules.

The courses are delivered through

  • Video lessons
  • PDF handouts
  • Mock exams
  • Online assessment

These can be accessed through any device with an internet connection. Our e-learning platform is optimised for use on mobile, tablet, laptops and desktop computers.

Mandatory units

The Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma course consists of four mandatory modules

  • Renewable Energy
  • Lowering Energy Cost
  • Being Environmentally Friendly
  • Renewable Energy Applications


The assessment at the end of each course is a multiple-choice exam taken through our online platform. The system is fully automated so you will receive your results instantly upon completion.


Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification. You can order a PDF Certificate for £12.

Who is this course for?

The Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma is aimed at anyone wishing to start working in such roles, or existing professionals wishing to boost their skills and employability.

Our courses are open to learners of all levels with no formal experience or qualifications required to enrol. However, learners should be aged 16 or over and have a good understanding of English language, numeracy and IT.

Career path

Studying this course would benefit a range of careers, but would specifically boost employability in roles such as

  • Businessman
  • Electronic Engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmentalist
  • Project Manager
  • Safety Trainer

Course Curriculum

Renewable Energy
The importance of renewable energy 00:30:00
Defining renewable energy 00:30:00
Identifying renewable energy sources 00:15:00
Introduction to solar power 00:30:00
Understanding wind power 01:00:00
How does hydropower work? 01:00:00
Switching to biofuels 00:30:00
Building a sustainable future 01:00:00
Wrapping up 00:15:00
The Real-Life use of Renewable Energy
The Renewable Heat Incentive 01:00:00
Fighting climate change with renewable energy 01:00:00
Understanding energy audits 01:00:00
Rating systems with LEED 01:00:00
Using the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method 01:00:00
What Energy Performance Certificates mean 01:00:00
Choosing the right renewable energy source for you 01:00:00
The strengths and weaknesses of renewable energy 01:00:00
How solar geometry works 01:00:00
Installing a solar chimney 00:30:00
Building a SolarWall 00:30:00
Combining PV with air heating technology 00:10:00
Heat your home with solar energy 01:00:00
A more energy-efficent boiler 00:30:00
Harnessing solar photovolatic technology 00:30:00
Saving energy through technology 00:15:00
Feasibility of Underground Thermal Energy Storage 00:15:00
Energy-efficent heat and power 00:15:00
Combined cooling, heat and power 00:15:00
Starting a rainwater harvesting system 00:15:00
How fuel cells work 00:15:00
Establishing an earth duct 00:15:00
Installing light pipes or tubes 00:15:00
Conclusion 00:15:00
Reduce Cost of Energy
Lowering energy costs 00:15:00
Identifying your current costs 00:15:00
Conduct a saving analysis 01:00:00
Recognising your needs 01:00:00
Beginning small 01:00:00
Energy savings through double glazing 02:00:00
Should you have a fireplace? 01:00:00
Good habits to get into 02:00:00
Understanding your thermostat 01:00:00
Understanding Energy Star 02:00:00
The energy benefits of landscaping 01:00:00
Other alternative fuel sources 01:00:00
Building your home to be energy efficient 00:30:00
Wrapping up 00:15:00
Become Environmentally Friendly
Becoming enviromentally friendly 01:00:00
Your home energy usage 01:00:00
Using less paper 01:00:00
Changing your transportation 01:00:00
Sustainable gardening tips 01:00:00
Top tips for being enviromentally friendly 01:00:00
Wrapping up 01:00:00
The importance of recycling 01:00:00
Recommended Reading
Recommended Reading : Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Renewable Energy Advanced Diploma 00:30:00

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  • £279.00 £39.00
  • 1 year
  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Number of Units56
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 1 day, 19 hours


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