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Call for Spanish speakers to join the free course « Introduction to Offshore Renewable Energy »

Are you an Spanish speaker passionate about Offshore Renewable Energies? Do you want to acquire a comprehensive knowledge about different technologies?

Join our pilot action to evaluate high quality learning content in Spanish and/or English.

What is about?

The FLORES project is offering the course « Introduction to Offshore Renewable Energy » (Part 1) for free to the first 50 Spanish-speaking students who sign up for it.

The pilot course, available in Spanish and English, is part of the EU-funded FLORES project and aims to measure the experience and performance of the native language content compared to the English version.

* You may choose the course in English or in Spanish, but since we have reached already 50 users for the Spanish version, we encourage Spanish-speaking users to complete the English version, to help us assess the quality of materials and learning experience of the English course for non-native students.

Objectives

This introductory course aims to make you familiar with the fundamentals of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) sector. It introduces professionals to the complex landscape of marine energy, its promising future and possibilities, various innovative technologies, and the economical framework of the industry.

This is the first and only online onboarding course of its kind for the exciting and rapidly developing ORE sector. Participants get to deepdive into the depths of this intricate market. Not only bringing them up to speed, but placing them ahead of the curve. Job ready.

Target students

Our ORE training package is targeted to a wide range of experts and professionals, including but not limited to:

  • Technology developers;
  • Young professionals, entrants and students;
  • Academics, researchers and consultants;
  • Other potential ambassadors.

Course Program

  • The basic principles of (offshore) renewable energy;
  • Global and local targets in the field;
  • Current developments and future outlooks of ORE technologies;
  • Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE);
  • Different ORE technologies, such as tidal energy, wave energy and thermal energy conversion;
  • Stakeholders and investors;
  • Examples of different business models;
  • Capital support, revenue support, risk assessment and mitigation.

Certificate

Once you start the course, you will have 30 days to complete it. The course requires approximately 3 to 4 hours of self-study and includes online quizzes and an exam. You can retake the exam if necessary.

If you pass, you will receive a digital certificate issued by CPD, a UK certification body for professional training.

At the end of the course, we will ask you to complete an evaluation form.

How to register

You can register your interest by emailing (stijn@deftiq.com) or self-register in our platform directly.

Other ORE courses

Should you be interested in our other ORE courses, only in English for now, you may register in the catalog of our online learning platform. The courses cover comprehensive topics such as technology development, testing, O&M and installation, certification, financing, environmental impacts and policy.

To date, more than 500 students worldwide have taken our Offshore Renewable Energy courses, giving us an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 for both the content and the online experience – we hope you enjoy Part 1 of the course and consider taking more in the future!

Do you have any questions regarding the course or the online platform? Send an email to stijn@deftiq.com

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