Renewable Energy

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Renewable Energy
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code 70104 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate Dundalk Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

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Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 6.00pm

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Expand+1 Year.

Course Delivery
One evening per week over 26 weeks (6.00pm–9.00pm) and four Saturdays for laboratory work, site installation visits and a visit to the DkIT wind turbine.

This course is also available in distant learning mode. Parti...

Course Fee €950.00
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
The entry requirement is an overall pass of the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent examination. Recognition of Prior Learning criteria may also be applied to applicants.

Non-standard entry will be decided by a course board of approvers. In the event that there are more qualified candidates than places, admission will be on a competitive basis.
Number of Places 20
Financial Support

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Tax relief at the standard rate of tax (20%) is available for certain tuition fees on courses which lead to third-level awards.

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Course Content

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This 1-year part-time online course will address the fundamental principles of renewable energy technologies and will bring learners through the basic mathematical, scientific and engineering principles.

The course will addre...

Subjects Taught - Introduction to Energy, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
- Solar Hot Water Systems, Solar P hotovoltaic (PV) Systems and Heat Pumps
- Biofuels - Wood energy, Biodiesel and Bioethanol
- Wind Energy – Large and Small Scale Wind Power Systems
- Water energy – hydropower, ocean and tidal energy sources
- Energy project – applying the knowledge to a local or regional situation.
Number of Credits 30 credits @ Level 6
Careers or Further Progression

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Ireland's energy sector now ranks alongside pharmaceuticals and information technology as one of the key growth sectors of the Irish economy, with growth being driven by organisations themselves as they seek innovative solution...

Further Enquiries Thomas Kelly,
School of Engineering
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