National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies at Central Sussex College
Central Sussex College is a lead hub of the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, delivering accredited training and qualifications in environmental technologies
Through Central Sussex College, you can get the industry recognised skills you need for your business or for career development and employment opportunities.
And right now, you can save £171.50 off the normal price for complete Core, Installation and Maintenance courses for Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems, Small Scale Photovoltaic Systems, Heat Pump Systems and Water Harvesting & Re-Use Systems.To take advantage of this discount, courses must be completed by July 2012. Call Heather Driver on 01293 442344 to find out more.
Central Sussex College is working in partnership with Northbrook College, Mid Kent College, Sussex Coast College.
This hub and its partners offer the following environmental technology training and assessment:
- Understanding the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Environmental Technology Systems
- Solar Thermal Hot Water 2399-22 City & Guilds (QCF) Level 3
- Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) 2399-12 City & Guilds (QCF) Level 3
- Heat Pumps 2399-32 City & Guilds (QCF) Level 3 (from December 2011)
- Rainwater Harvesting 2399-42 City & Guilds (QCF) Level 3 (from January 2012)
Training costs across the hub and its partners, and training options are listed below:
- Top-up = short top-up training and assessment
- Full = full training programme and assessment.
|Length of course/assessment|
|Short top-up training and assessment||Full training programme and assessment|
|Understanding the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Thermal Environmental Technology Systems (Core)||NA||£180 (1 day compulsory)|
|Solar Thermal Installation||£200 (1day)||£375 (2 days)|
|Solar Thermal Installation & Maintenance||£400 (2 days)||£650 (4 days)|
|Solar PV Installation||£200 (1 day)||£375 (2 days)|
|Solar PV Installation & Maintenance||£400 (2 days)||£650 (4 days)|
|Heat Pumps Installation||£200 (1 day)||£375 (2 days)|
|Heat Pumps Installation & Maintenance||£400 (2 days)||£650 (4 days)|
|Rainwater Harvesting & Recycling Installation||£200 (1 day)||£375 (2 days)|
|Rainwater Harvesting & Recycling
Installation & Maintenance
|£400 (2 days)||£650 (4 days)|
We now offer evening courses in Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic, Water Harvesting and Heat Pump systems, allowing you to get up to speed with these renewable technologies without taking time out of your working week.
For further information on the new technologies hub, to receive a copy of the current short course programme or to book a training place, call Peter Bailey on employers.
Why choose us
The College is committed to helping the sector meet the growing demand for sustainable and renewable energy, with state-of-the-art training facilities at its Burgess Hill campus. All training is mapped against National Occupational Standards (NOS).
In 2010 the College was recognised for excellence in Construction, Engineering and Building Services – achieving a Part B Training Quality Standard (TQS) in all three areas
The National Skills Academy
With the network structure of the Academy, employers can now be confident that they can gain accredited renewables skills in a location closer to their business.
If you or your business trains with one of the National Skills Academy accredited training providers, you can be sure that the green skills you gain are fully recognised.
The National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies is working closely with SummitSkills, the Sector Skills Council for building services engineering (BSE), to develop an accredited environmental technologies training network that will meet the needs of employers in the BSE sector. To find out more visit the SummitSkills website.
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