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Improve your skills in Green Technologies with free training programmes

The near future we are facing will see progress in innovation and technology, at pace we have never experienced before. The question we need to ask ourselves is; are we ready?

Queen’s University is offering free places, funded by the Department for the Economy’s Skill UP, the flexible skills fund on the below courses including Zero Carbon Engineering and Hydrogen Energy Systems.

Future-proof your career with a free qualification in Green Technologies.

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PG Cert Zero Carbon Engineering

The aim of this programme is to provide students with a strong foundation of the engineering and associated skills that are needed to underpin such “green growth” in a wide range of sectors. They will therefore be well placed to support existing and new industries in their transition to net-zero carbon manufacturing. This means that students completing this course will possess skills increasingly sought by local and international employers, particularly those in manufacturing and energy sectors.

Start date: September 2022
Mode of delivery: Distance and blended learning
Application deadline: 12.00 noon on Friday 26 August 2022

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PG Cert Hydrogen Energy Systems

Governments around the world have committed to low-carbon targets and achieving net-zero and are investing heavily in the development of hydrogen infrastructure and generation as a route to deliver low-cost decarbonisation of the energy system. The aim of this course is to provide students with a strong foundation of the engineering and associated skills that are needed to underpin growth in the hydrogen economy. This includes exploring current manufacturing routes, advancements in emerging technologies and investigating the engineering of a hydrogen energy system. They will therefore be well placed to support existing and new industries in their energy system transition. Students completing this course will possess skills in each of these areas which are increasingly sought by local and international employers, particularly those in manufacturing and energy sectors.

Start date: September 2022
Mode of delivery: Distance and blended learning
Application deadline: 12.00 noon on Friday 26 August 2022

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Engineering of Energy, Economics and the Environment

This is a part-time two semester postgraduate certificate course designed to provide suitably qualified professionals (e.g., engineers, economists, accountants, architects, lawyers, scientists and policy makers) with a good understanding of energy systems and policy, energy economics and management, the environment and energy efficiency, as well as renewable and sustainable generation needed for the decarbonisation revolution over the next thirty years.

The course will include theory and practice along with techno-economics, current legal requirements and standards and future policy. Those completing the programme will acquire the key technical and economic skills to actively contribute to the design, implementation and management of the net zero transition.  

Start date: 19 September 2022 (Induction 13 September 2022)
Mode of delivery: Distance and blended learning
Application deadline: 26 August at 12 noon

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Please note, course fees on detail pages will be waived for applicants via this programme. 

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WHO CAN APPLY?

Applicants must meet the entry criteria for the course and be:

  • over 18 years of age;
  • eligible to work in Northern Ireland;
  • settled in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years; or
  • is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK

Due to high demand you are advised to apply as early as possible.

We may be able to consider self-funded or employer funded applicants on a case by case basis, as capacity on the individual PGCert programmes allow. Please indicate in your application if you wish to be considered as a self-funded or employer funded applicant.