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Energy CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • GridBeyond

    How to capitalise on your energy consumption at every stage of the food supply chain


    Learn how high energy consumption in the food supply chain can be transformed into an opportunity. From farming to processing; packaging to logistics; storage to retail; this webinar... Read more

  • CP Electronics

    DALI and Applications

    CP Electronics

    To understand how to choose the right application for a DALI installation. To also understand the differences between DALI Addressable and DALI Broadcast.

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  • Salford Professional Development

    Suicide Prevention Training

    Salford Professional Development

    Suicide has a devastating impact on those left behind; family; friends and colleagues are left bereft and often never know what triggered the completed Suicide. Our one day training... Read more

  • Surialke Marketing and Industrial Services

    Bolt Torqueing

    Surialke Marketing and Industrial Services

    This course covers specification; methods; processes; techniques and procedures for using hand torque wrenches; hydraulic torque wrenches bolted connections system; how to replace and... Read more

  • Hydro-X

    WEB-HXT01 Legionella Awareness


    This course has been designed for those involved in water system hygiene control (whatever their input) or users or water systems that can become exposed to aerosol created from them. Read more

  • Loreus Ltd

    Training for EMS Managers

    Loreus Ltd

    This course aims to: provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to improve the environmental performance and sustainability of their institution using a management system... Read more

  • Nexans Logistics

    Discover the hidden world of power distribution cables

    Nexans Logistics

    This course is designed to teach participants about power distribution cables. It provides a brief overview of the principal designs and the common variants of Medium Voltage (MV)... Read more

  • Grundfos Pumps Ltd

    Building in Fire Protection

    Grundfos Pumps Ltd

    The whole topic of fire protection has become an important focus that is of real interest to both within and outside the industry. Pump solutions play a very important role in... Read more

  • Elbagate

    Power and Distribution Busduct Systems


    Design considerations for commercial and industrial busbar systems.

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  • Quidos

    Asbestos Awareness


    Aimed at workers who may at some point come in contact with asbestos. This module is the perfect training for an in-depth understanding of asbestos. This online course can also be taken... Read more

  • Ditto Sustainability

    ABP Waste

    Ditto Sustainability

    Introduction to Waste Management at ABP Ports for all ABP staff.

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  • Ditto Sustainability

    Best Practice Management Healthcare Waste

    Ditto Sustainability

    This course will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of sustainable healthcare waste management and how to ensure your healthcare waste is managed in a legally compliant manner... Read more

More information about Energy

The energy sector is a highly innovative and expansive industry with a sustained focus for alternative power sources, renewable energy solutions and the balance between growing energy demands with local global environment challenges. The UK energy sector employs over 680,000 in a varied array of professions, from oil & gas engineers to nuclear scientists. EU Skills Research states the UK will need to employ another 200,000 people by 2023 to keep up with industry growth and demand.

Over the last 10 years, the UK has made a transition from being a net exporter of energy to having more than 25% of UK energy now imported. The main energy sources for the UK are approximated as Natural Gas & Oil (41%), Coal (31%), Nuclear (18%), Renewables (9%) and other (1%).

Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable energy uses the natural environment to make electricity. Renewable energies include include wind, wave, hydro, biomass and solar power. Renewable energy technologies produce approximately 9% of the UK’s electricity, and EU targets mean that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. Renewable energy will become a critical player in the strategy to reduce carbon emissions.

Nuclear Energy Sector

Currently, approximately 18% of UK electricity is provided by nuclear power from the use of 19 reactors across 10 locations. By 2025, the UK is expected to be supplied with around 25% of its energy from nuclear power. In June 2011, eight sites across Britain were chosen as locations for new nuclear stations.

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