Since 1975

The ECT Centre of Technology

Accredited Professional Body for Education
Engineering - Management - Finance

Energy Efficiency in Buildings Certificate

Distance Learning

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 and optional Exam for the SQA Qualification
  • Individuals intending to improve the energy efficiency of a building.
  • Architects, engineers and building engineers.
  • Individuals considering a consultancy job in the energy saving field.

You can start this course immediately.


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).

(Currently 50% funding is available)

£145 when purchased as part of the 50% funded Energy Efficiency Expert Certificate Pathway.

The Energy Efficiency in Buildings 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

  • Energy context
  • Physical principles
  • Building envelope
  • Building services
  • Energy Performance Certificate
  • Simulation tools – Energy modelling software
  • Building design best practice

Certificate of Participation provided.

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

Optional Qualification: Photovoltaic (PV) Arrays

“A very well structured and organised training course”

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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.

Low Carbon Certificate

It is possible to achieve the Low Carbon Consultant Certificate by studying this course along with Carbon Management and Management and Finance. 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