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  • Atlas Knowledge

    Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

    Atlas Knowledge

    The aim of this course is to make you aware of the main safety issues associated with hydrogen sulphide, also known as H2S. You’ll find out why it is highly dangerous and where... Read more

  • Atlas Knowledge

    Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Awareness (LOLER)

    Atlas Knowledge

    The aim of this course is to give you an understanding of what LOLER covers and how it is implemented.

    The course consists of two modules. You will first discover what the... Read more

  • Atlas Knowledge

    Manual Handling

    Atlas Knowledge

    The aim of this course is to give you an understanding of what LOLER covers and how it is implemented. The course consists of two modules. You will first discover what the regulations... Read more

  • Atlas Knowledge

    Noise at Work

    Atlas Knowledge

    The aim of this course is to give you an awareness of the dangers associated with high noise levels and the problems they can cause. You will also explore the regulations and... Read more

  • Atlas Knowledge

    NORM/ LSA Scale Awareness

    Atlas Knowledge

    This course aims to increase your awareness of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Low Specific Activity (LSA) scale, as well as the safety issues and regulations... Read more

  • Atlas Knowledge

    Slips; Trips and Falls

    Atlas Knowledge

    In this course, you will discover the common reasons these types of accidents happen, and explore what can be done to prevent and avoid them.

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  • Speller Metcalfe

    Site Environmental Awareness Training (SEAT)

    Speller Metcalfe

    The Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) is designed for Site Supervisors and Site Managers and aims to enable them to understand the environmental impacts of... Read more

  • Honeywell Building Solutions

    Cyber Security - Advanced Topics

    Honeywell Building Solutions

    A close look at how users, malicious software and professional hackers attack the IT infrastructure. Ways of mitigating these attacks are covered in detail focussing on building systems... Read more

  • Profect Training & Consultancy

    Asbestos Awareness Training

    Profect Training & Consultancy

    If your work could foreseeably expose you to asbestos; then our asbestos awareness training will provide you with awareness and develop your knowledge of the hazards and risks posed by... Read more

  • University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

    Sustainability Essentials for Business online course

    University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

    This self-paced: online sustainability course helps you cost-effectively educate your team or organisation about global sustainability trends and effective business responses. Ideal for... Read more

  • Profect Training & Consultancy

    Asbestos Awareness Training

    Profect Training & Consultancy

    If your work could foreseeably expose you to asbestos; then our asbestos awareness training will provide you with awareness and develop your knowledge of the hazards and risks posed by... Read more

  • Build Energy

    SAP Made Simple – 1. Process & Compliance

    Build Energy

    This is the first of two sessions aimed at those in the construction industry involved in the technical design phases. Meeting Part L regulations can seem a minefield; and the... 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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