Certificate in Energy Studies

Top Certificate Programs in Energy Studies

Energy Studies

When you participate in a certificate program, you can expect to receive a very specific skillset and/or thorough preparation for an exam you need. These programs often take a year, or less, from beginning to end. The path to a certificate is typically both quick and focused.

What is a Certificate in Energy Studies? The development and sustainability of energy faces many challenges, such as a growing global population and economic instability. The purpose of a certificate program in the energy industry is typically to provide undergraduate students with those courses necessary to prepare them to address the many issues involved in delivering reliable, affordable, and clean energy. An example of the courses provided for this type of program includes Energy Infrastructures and Energy in the Global Arena.

Those students who complete the certificate program may be ready to move into a job position, or they might have the academic training they need in order to pursue further education. Students can often achieve this position within a short amount of time, taking them on a quick path to their chosen destination.

The costs involved with completing a certificate program can be very different. Schools, especially across international borders, can set tuition and fees that vary a great deal. For specific information, potential students should contact the individual schools.

With a Certificate in Energy, graduates can hope to fill positions as scholars or professionals. These positions are often available in the private sector as well as for non-profit or government agencies.  Graduates may also find positions in academic organizations. Job responsibilities may involve the development of interconnections between emerging technology, the environment, and policy makers.

 

In order to apply for a position in the certificate program, potential students may need to visit with an advisor. Use the program listings and lead forms in order to obtain more information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Wind Energy Certificate Program

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning
Online Full time September 2019 USA USA Online

Our certificate in wind energy offers professionals post-baccalaureate level training options in six topic areas relevant to the industry. You may choose to take individual courses or complete five of the six offerings and obtain a professional certificate in wind energy. [+]

Wind Energy Certificate Program

Our certificate in wind energy offers professionals post-baccalaureate level training options in six topic areas relevant to the industry. You may choose to take individual courses or complete five of the six offerings and obtain a professional certificate in wind energy. The program has been specifically designed for non-technical professionals who wish to assume managerial responsibilities in wind energy.

Program Overview

All courses have been developed by expert faculty from the TTU Wind Science and Engineering Research Center (WISE). Each course equals 38 clock hours of instruction and may be completed independently within a four to the six-week time frame.... [-]


Course in Design and Optimization of Zero Energy Consumption Buildings

E-Learning University of Athens
Online 26 weeks June 2019 Greece Athens

This online course is the outcome of the collaboration of the University of Athens with the International Union of Architects - ARES Int. WP and is grounded on distance learning with its base being the educational system of E-Learning Programme of the Center of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA). [+]

This online course is the outcome of the collaboration of the University of Athens with the International Union of Architects - ARES Int. WP and is grounded on distance learning with its base being the educational system of E-Learning Programme of the Center for Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA). The course fees for the first 25 applicants will be 700 euros.

The aim of the whole module is the Vocational Training and Education mainly for architects and other related specializations such as Civil Engineers and/or other engineering scientists dealing with issues of planning, evaluation, and optimization for buildings of zero energy by the positive energy balance.... [-]


Solar Energy Engineering

Fraunhofer Academy
Online Full time Part time 6 - 12 months October 2019 Germany Freiburg Baden-Baden + 2 more

Starting every year in spring and fall, the University of Freiburg in cooperation with Fraunhofer offers a series of training modules in the field of Solar Energy Engineering with a focus on photovoltaic technology. [+]

Starting every year in March and October, the University of Freiburg in cooperation with Fraunhofer offers a series of training modules in the field of Solar Energy Engineering with a focus on photovoltaic technology. The certificate program will be offered in the winter and summer term. Upon successful completion of a module, participants will receive a certificate of attendance granted by the University of Freiburg. The continuing education modules are offered in a blended learning format: a combination of self-learning phases, regular online meetings and attendance phases (campus phases) in Freiburg. During the campus phases, students have the opportunity to network with faculty and fellow students, take exams and put their knowledge into practice in the labs of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.... [-]


Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Welding Technology Program

Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469

Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses.

To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors.... [-]


Course of Certified Expert in Climate & Renewable Energy Finance

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Part time 6 months September 2019 Germany Frankfurt

Climate Change is high on the agenda of governments across the world. The structural change of the global energy system is already underway. The new LinkEd e-learning course on Climate & Renewable Energy Finance enables participants to understand two different perspectives towards this issue. On the one hand, the ... [+]

A course of Certified Expert in Climate & Renewable Energy FinanceClimate Change is high on the agenda of governments across the world. The structural change of the global energy system is already underway. The new LinkEd e-learning course on Climate & Renewable Energy Finance enables participants to understand two different perspectives towards this issue. On the one hand, the course deals with so-called “market failures” that affect appropriate investments in the sector and shows the policy instruments which are available to correct those shortcomings. On the other hand, the course covers the project financing perspective with a focus on the specifics of Renewable Energy financing including policy and regulation.The course provides applicable content that will help to achieve personal career objectives and make an impact on the bottom line of participants’ institutions. It is a 6-month part-time certification program that matches individual schedules. It is up to the participant when and where to study. This allows balancing a busy workload and family obligations with an intellectually stimulating programme.Interested?The first Certified Expert in Climate & Renewable Energy Finance (CECRF) will start in March 2014. Registration is possible from December 2013.Course ContentIntroduction into climate & renewable energy finance Basics of renewable energy technologies and their role in the overall energy mix Environmental economics and international climate politics Climate finance and the investor’s perspective on RE investments Case studies of private sector financed RE projects and support programmesTuition FeesThe regular tuition fee is EUR 1,100. If you register by January 15, 2014, the... [-]