Scunthorpe college to offer new renewables course
North Lindsey College
By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 29 Mar 2018
North Lindsey College is offering a brand new renewables course for September 2018.
Those looking to progress into this sector can apply to study renewable engineering, delivered in the college's specialist Engineering Technology Centre, based at the Kingsway campus in Scunthorpe.
Renewable energy is generated from natural resources such as the sun, wind, and water, using technology which ensures that the energy stores are naturally replenished.
North Lindsey College principal Mick Lochran said: "This is a significant development for the college.
"Providing new pathways for our students into an exciting, expanding and increasingly important sector."
The qualification is for those who are preparing to work in the renewable energy industry. There are no recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however a strong interest in the sector is an essential requirement.
The qualification aims to contextualise engineering for those new to, or preparing to work in the renewable energy industry.
Martin Butler said: "As part of our new engineering offer, we are proud to add renewable energy as a qualification. This will be delivered from September 2018.
"Renewable energy is a new scheme designed to complement our current offer within the engineering department whilst investing in a sustainable future, offering a different route into the engineering sector."
The new course will give the individuals the opportunity to specialise in sources of renewable energy of their choice and will equip students with some of the basic technical skills they will need for engineering such as welding, fabrication techniques and the use of computer aided design (CAD) software.
This will also equip students with the basic mathematical and scientific skills they will need as engineers. All students to use the skills they have learnt in carrying out an engineering project.
For further information regarding the renewables course or should you want to apply, contact the customer services department on 01724 281111, email email@example.com or apply directly via northlindsey-applynow.co.uk
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