Energy & Power
This course is designed to guide the student through the main concepts of power generation via heat and electricity. Scientific concepts will be backed up using real life examples taken from a typical power generation plants. At the end of this course the student should be able to demonstrate an appreciable understanding of the design elements surrounding power generation systems, considering efficiency, power losses and other decision-making criterion such as capacity factors and costing. In addition, the attendees will have an enhanced understanding of the importance of fuels and water treatment.
£300 per person
Who should attend?
This course will be beneficial for SME organizations, community energy groups, technicians, engineers, policy makers and enthusiasts who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the science behind the jargon that often precedes the subject of energy and power. Also useful for clerical personnel who have changed roles and are now undertaking duties in the energy and power sector. Energy installation companies and facility managers would also benefit.
Course BenefitsBy attending this course, you will not only gain more thorough grounding into the scientific principles that govern our energy systems, but also
- Interacting with other people who share similar motivations and contacts
- Forming a closer relationship with Swansea university. Do take advantage of opportunity to tap into the knowledge and equipment within the university.
- Positively affecting staff moral and motivation so they do not feel overwhelmed by the subject.
- Reducing faults, leading to customer complaints
- Creating more streamlined processes and staff competency yielding positive financial gains
Assessment2 hour written exam.
DatesDay 1: Wednesday 23rd January
Day 2: Thursday 24th January
Day 3: Friday 25th January
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.
LocationSwansea University Bay Campus
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