Since 1975

The ECT Centre of Technology

Accredited Professional Body for Education
Engineering - Management - Finance

Biomass Certificate

Distance Learning

The ECT runs courses in Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham
WHAT THIS ONLINE COURSE INCLUDES
  • Video lessons based on live classroom training developed by internationally recognised University Academics and Experts
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor
  • Course materials accessible on computer, tablet & mobile
  • Resource Centre to access knowledge
    and research
  • Remote exam for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate
WHO IS IT FOR
  • Individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair biomass equipment.
  • Technicians. Design engineers. Architects.
WHEN CAN I START?

You can start this course immediately.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

You have up to three months to complete the course at your own pace.
This course is worth 20 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

PRICE
(Currently 50% funding is available)

£105 when purchased as part of the 50% funded Renewable Heat Expert Certificate Pathway.

The Biomass course price includes remote exam for Galileo Master Certificate; video lessons based on the live classroom training; course materials; Resource Centre access and is exclusive of VAT.


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The ECT runs courses in Engineering, Management and Finance across the UK, in Edinburgh, Leeds

“Excellent course material and knowledgeable tutor”

Lawrence Avery- Department of Energy and Climate Change

COURSE CONTENT
  • What is biomass?
  • Market, resources and targets overview
  • The physics principles
  • How biomass works (energy content, types of technologies, PCI, humidity content)
  • Design guidance (sizing, selecting, autonomy, storage, manufacturers)
  • Types of technologies: anaerobic digestion (bio-methane), gasification, pyrolysis, dual fuel, heating and power efficiencies
  • Environmental impact and analysis
  • Finance, regulation and incentives (RHI, MCS, ROCs, DECC)
  • Case studies, best practice analysis, manufacturers
  • Simulation tools
  • Standards
  • References and further reading
  • Trade bodies and support

Certificate of Participation provided.

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC), Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of remote GMC exam

“Last year we attended your training course organised within our premises, the course has been very useful as it clarified important gaps in our knowledge.”

Adrian Kazazi, Food and Agricultural Organisation

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The ECT runs courses in Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham

International Participants

Participants connecting live from 127 countries. 

Participants from all over the world can achieve the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) by studying online EEC courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

Renewable Heat Expert Certificate Pathway

It is possible to achieve the Renewable Heat Expert Certificate by studying this course along with Solar Water Heating and Combined Heat and Power. This option is currently 50% funded. Click here for more information on this Pathway.

Past Participants

Past Participants of the online EEC Academy courses include representatives from major authorities and organisations, including the United Nations – UNIDO,Royal Dutch Shell and Ford Motor Company.

See their testimonials here

Research & Publications

The ECT works with the United Nations (UNEP) and its partners to produce a series of publications