Certification of Renewables Industry Proficiency

A candidate must demonstrate to The Oxford Princeton Programme that they have earned the Certification of Renewables Industry Proficiency through successful completion of ten online courses and one comprehensive final written exam.

The learning objectives of the 6 mandatory courses and 4 electives will combine to develop knowledge of the renewables industry in order to successfully write the final exam.

 6 MANDATORY COURSES  
 Overview of the Renewables Industry
  • Identify renewables
  • Recognize the basic technologies and their commercial status
  • Identify the renewables industry
  • Identify the basic economics and incentives
  • Recognize the environmental issues associated with renewables
 Introduction to the Land and Water Renewables Industry
  • Recognize what the main land and water renewable energies are
  • Distinguish between the main technologies for their production, and their commercial status
  • Point out who the industry players are
  • Recognize the economics and subsidies
  • Identify some of the environmental concerns and how they are measured
  • Recognize some of the relevant issues and principles of environmental impact assessment, with respect to this industry
 Introduction to the Air Renewables Industry
  • Recognize what the main air renewable energies are
  • Distinguish between the main technologies for their production, and their commercial status
  • Point out who the industry players are
  • Recognize the economics and subsidies
  • Identify some of the environmental concerns and how they are measured
  • Recognize some of the relevant issues and principles of environmental impact assessment, with respect to this industry
 Introduction to the Biofuels Industry
  • Identify the main biofuels, and how they are measured
  • Distinguish between the main production technologies and their commercial status
  • Identify the main industry players
  • Recognize the economics and subsidies
  • Point out the main environmental concerns and how they are measured
 Overview of the Ethanol Market
  • Recognize biofuels
  • Identify key reasons for the use of biofuels
  • Identify how ethanol is manufactured
  • Point out how ethanol is used with the United States’ fuel supply
  • Identify the challenges associated with ethanol distribution
  • Distinguish between the key industry participants and their respective roles
  • Recognize the impact various government entities have had and will continue to have on the use of biofuels

 Natural Gas in a Decarbonizing World

  • Point out the advantages and disadvantages of natural gas compared to other energy sources in a low-carbon energy policy environment
  • Identify how existing natural gas storage and transmission infrastructure could be repurposed to handle non-fossil-fuel energy
  • Select the key reasons why natural gas is preferable to other fossil fuels in a decarbonizing world
  • Recognize the potential of natural gas to complement renewable power generation
  • Distinguish between possible applications of natural gas in road transportation
  • Identify the drivers behind the adoption of natural gas as a shipping fuel
  • Distinguish between biogas and biomethane, and identify how they are produced
  • Identify how wind and solar energy could be used to create combustible gases, and why this would be of benefit

 4 ELECTIVE COURSES

Certification of Renewables Industry Proficiency Requirements and Application

  • 6 mandatory online courses
  • 4 elective online courses
    • Course length must be two-hours
    • Mandatory courses cannot be repeated as an elective
  • A comprehensive final written exam will be administered after all online courses are completed.
    • Must be completed within 3 months
    • Must receive a 75% to pass final written exam
    • All final exams must be submitted in English
  • Each online course is:
    • Approximately two-hours in length
    • Complete with practice exercises, quizzes and a final exam
  • All 10 online courses must be successfully completed with at least an 80% on each final exam
    • If any exam is failed, you are entitled to take the course again for a re-examination fee of $100.  Final written exam cannot be re-taken.
    • All online courses must be successfully completed within 12-months of commencing the programme
  • Comprehensive Payment Plan
    • 1995 USD
    • 1345 GBP (+VAT for UK based candidates)
  • Flexible Payment Plan
    • Candidates are welcome to purchase the above courses on www.oxfordprincetonlive.com on an individual basis to work towards the certificate and avoid the upfront payment
    • All courses still must be completed within 12-months of commencing the first course
    • Upon completion of the course curriculum, candidates will be subject to a 250USD or 175GBP (+VAT if UK based) examination fee to finish the certificate
    • Please note the Comprehensive Payment Plan provides saving of over 350USD or 250GBP!

 


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