Since 1975

The ECT Centre of Technology

Accredited Professional Body for Education
Engineering - Management - Finance

Wave & Hydro Power 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
  • Individuals intending to learn how marine and hydro power works, how to install, maintain and repair the systems.
  • Design engineers.
  • Architects.

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)

£105 when purchased as part of the 50% funded Green Energy Expert Certificate Pathway.

The Wave & Hydro 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

“I was able to win a project proposal with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization – UNIDO – with the help of the courses I took with your institution.”

Alhaji Cham, National Water and Electricity Company Ltd

  • What is Wave / Tidal Power
  • What is Hydro Power
  • Market, resources and targets overview
  • The physics principles (energy content, types of technologies)
  • Design guidance (types, sizing, selecting, manufacturers)
  • Environmental impact and analysis
  • Finance, regulation and incentives (MCS, RHI, CCL, ECA)
  • Case studies, best practice analysis
  • Simulation tools
  • Standards, References and further reading

Certificate of Participation provided.

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

It has given me experience and knowledge which I’ll pass onto communities throughout Scotland”

Tom Young, Community Energy Scotland

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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 Energy Expert Certificate

It is possible to achieve the Renewable Energy Expert Certificate by studying this course along with Renewable Energy Solutions and Renewable Energy Management & 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