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Green Skills - Introduction to Batteries and Battery Energy Storage Systems (Online)

Green Skills - Introduction to Batteries and Battery Energy Storage Systems (Online)

Overview

Building important awareness of the fundamental and vitally relevant science of batteries as well as, the design and operation of energy storage systems - this course is the perfect complement to our other microgeneration courses.

The purpose of this programme is to introduce the concept of electricity, energy storage and batteries. Reviews the process of battery manufacturing and the structure of a basic battery storage system. An overview of the theory of installing and battery storage systems, including a review of battery storage systems, efficiency and managing battery storage systems for domestic and commercial renewable systems. Explores the different types of batteries and their characteristics, safety aspects, maintenance requirements and life expectancy.

This has been developed to support the race to NetZero and as an important step in an organisation or individuals sustainability journey.

Our online courses give you the flexibility to manage your life and studies

  • 24 hour access to your online course
  • Maintain earning power while you learn
  • Study around work or family commitments
  • Study in the comfort of your own home.

Start dates and fees

Start date

Anytime

Costs

This course is free for adults aged 19+.


What will I study?

  • Introduction: Electricity, energy storage and batteries
  • Battery manufacture
  • Structure of a basic battery storage system
  • Installing battery storage systems
  • Battery energy storage system sizing
  • Battery storage systems and efficiency
  • Managing battery storage systems
  • Final assessment: theoretical and technical aspects

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must live in England and NOT live in one of the locations listed here.


How long is the course?

20 hours over 3 months


Location


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by online multiple choice assessment. Assessment is by on- line multiple-choice quiz covering the theory and the practical elements of the course


Career opportunities

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How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the green Sign up button found under 'Next steps' and complete our simple online form.

Once submitted, our team will review your information to ensure you are eligible to study the course (we will get in touch should there be in any issues).

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent an email which contains a link to our online enrolment form for you to complete.

Your enrolment details will then be processed by our team and you will receive an email that will contain a link for you to access your course materials. Please allow 3-5 working days for your enrolment details to be processed.

Next steps

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