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Biomass

One-day course 

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BIOMASS COURSE OVERVIEW


LEARN HOW TO INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND REPAIR BIOMASS EQUIPMENT

One-day course (Basic + Advanced)

This course is also available as distance learning, click here for more details. 

WHO IS IT FOR
  • Individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair biomass equipment.
  • Technicians. Design engineers. Architects.
WHEN

Courses run on a regular basis

OR Start the course today: Distance Learning with live tutorial and online remote exam – Click here to visit the Distance Learning Course Page

Please email [email protected] for more details

LOCATION

The University of London

CERTIFICATE & EXAM

Certificate of Participation provided.

On successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to sit the GMC exam.

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

PRICE

£765 (£918 inc VAT)

Course + Certificate of Participation

£810 (£972 inc VAT)

Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Qualification

Part-funding may be available, enquire by completing the form

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

“The lecturer was very knowledgeable and provided real-life examples…the course will help with the feasibility of projects at work “

Jack McKellar, Aecom

COURSE CONTENT
  • What is biomass?
  • Market, resources and targets overview
  • The physics principles
  • How biomass works (energy content, types of technologies, moisture 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)
  • Case studies, best practice analysis, manufacturers
  • Simulation tools
  • Standards
  • References and further reading
  • Trade bodies and support

“The course was very well presented and it was clear that the instructor had a great deal of experience and knowledge.”

Environment Agency – Phil Coulston

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

Spaces on this course fill up quickly – it is therefore recommended to book as early as possible.

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