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Renewable Energy - Distance Learning - Professional Courses

Hydrogen Energy Consultant Expert Certificate

3 Accredited Distance Learning Courses

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

3 Accredited courses:

Hydrogen Energy
Renewable Energy Management and Finance
Developing Hydrogen Energy Projects

  • Live & On-Demand 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 exams for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate

Personnel and consultants who need to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technology will meet their specific needs or the needs of their clients.
Personnel and consultants who are interested in learning more about the advantages and uses of different hydrogen technologies.
Technicians, design engineers & architects.


You can start this Expert Certificate immediately.


You have up to 6 months to complete the On-Demand courses at your own pace.
This course is worth 80 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

(With current funding)



£1295 with Virtual Classroom

The Hydrogen Energy Consultant Expert Certificate course price includes remote exams for the 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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Renewable Energy Training Courses Online and in the Classroom Accredited UK USA

“My Renewable Energy courses impacted greatly on my ability to successfully develop a Wind Turbine Power Project for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization” 

Alhaji Cham, National Water and Electricity Company Ltd


Hydrogen Energy

  • Environmentally Sustainable Hydrogen
  • Hydrogen as Part of a Climate Neutral Strategy.
  • Hydrogen Production and Conversion
  • Fuel Cells
  • Hydrogen for Mobility Applications & Vehicles
  • Hydrogen Technologies
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Hydrogen Economy & Financial Market Opportunities
  • Storage & Carbon Capture
  • LCSA, Recycling and Eco-design
  • Distribution & Grid Infrastructure
  • Government Legislation & Policies – UK, EU (including European Green Deal), Worldwide
  • Case Studies


Renewable Energy Management and Finance

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy Finance and Sustainable Design
  • Methods of Financing: FiT/ RHI / ROCs / CfD / PPA / ESCO /EPC
  • Project Risk and Financial Management
  • Basic Project Finance & Technical calculations – e.g. energy, economics, emissions, NPV, IRR
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and approach
  • Incentives and barriers to Investment
  • Government Policy and Support Schemes – UN, EU, UK (US policies can be studied on this course)
  • Project Finance examples
  • Practical International Case Studies


Developing Hydrogen Energy Projects

  • Developing Your Project – Technical
  • Leak & Flame Detection
  • Designing a Project
  • Design Philosophies
  • Selecting a Technology
  • Safety Challenges
  • Safety Principles
  • Design Considerations for Safety
  • Regulations, Standards & Codes
  • Key EU Directives
  • Developing Standards
  • Contracting Strategies
  • Traditional Contracting Models
  • Developing Your Project – Commercial/Economic
  • Net Present Value Calculation
  • Internal Rate of Return

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 Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), European Investment Bank, IBM, and many more.

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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 REI courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

    Hydrogen Energy Consultant Expert Certificate

    Achieve the Hydrogen Energy Consultant Expert Certificate by studying these courses and passing the exams for the Galileo Master Certificate. This Expert Certificate is currently 25% funded.

    Past Participants

    Past Participants of the online EEC Academy courses include representatives from major authorities and organisations, including the Volkswagen (VWFS), EDF Energy, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

    See their testimonials here

    Research & Publications

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