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The Renewable Energy Institute

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Accredited Professional Body for Education since 1975
Renewable Energy - Distance Learning - Professional Courses

Electric Vehicles

Accredited Distance Learning Course

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

Engineers, managers, technicians and individuals intending to learn how Electric Vehicles work.

Local Authorities as well as private companies.


You can start this course immediately.


You have up to three months to complete the course at your own pace.
This course is worth 30 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

(With current funding)

£540 for the standalone course


£324 as part of the Net Zero Consultant Expert Certificate Pathway.

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

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Electric Vehicles Training Course

“I learned more about Electric Vehicles and how they fit in to the energy system.” 

OVO Energy – Nicholas Arnott, Electric Vehicles Participantd


Why electric vehicles?

  • Air quality versus climate change drivers
  • Deep-dive on carbon foot printing
  • Policy: historic interventions to cut transport emissions
  • Technology: options to cut emissions
  • Social: perceptions around the solutions

What is an EV?

  • A breakdown of the vehicle categories and battery categories
  • Market adoption trends and predictions
  • Policy: EV specific policy evolution
  • Technology: new tech trends
  • Social: public attitudes as we enter the early majority

How do we recharge the EV?

  • A breakdown of the four categories of EV charging
  • Policy: charging specific policies
  • Technology: emerging trends in smart, public, home and fleet
  • Social: attitudes towards charging

How is the market responding?

  • How the automotive and energy sectors are colliding and evolving
  • The growth into new sectors: e.g., e-bike is the biggest growth sector
  • Start up evolution and trends
  • What to watch over the next 2, 5 and 10 years of EV

Certificate of Participation provided.

Internationally recognised GMC Certificate provided to successful candidates of remote GMC exam:


Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Coca Cola, Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Cambridge University, Oxfam GB, Tesco, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Honeywell and many more.

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

Jack McKellar, Aecom

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

    International Participants

    Participants connecting live from 150 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 Energy Expert Certificate

    It is possible to achieve the Renewable Energy Expert Certificate by studying this course along with Renewable Energy Solutions and a specialisation course of your choice. This option is currently 25% 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