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Hull College launch NEW Renewable Energies & Technologies foundation degree course

Hull College has launched an innovative Foundation Degree in Renewable Energies and Technologies to start in September 2024 – and applications are now open!

The innovative course takes advantage of the college’s specialist teaching facilities and industry expert tutors. Students will gain the knowledge and skills they need to follow a career in the exciting and challenging world of renewable energy. Click here for more details on how to apply for a place on the course.

What you’ll learn

From wind turbine dynamics to hydroelectric training rigs, wave energy units, geothermal units, and solar hydrogen cycle trainers, students will gain practical experience with cutting-edge equipment. Additionally, the curriculum includes modules on health and safety, community engagement, and economics, providing students with a well-rounded understanding of the industry.

Why study renewable energy?

The renewables sector is booming with huge opportunities and well-paid jobs for those with the qualifications and skills employers are looking for. 

A projected 10,000 new jobs by 2030, coupled with a potential £15 billion investment, underlines the significance of this field in driving economic growth and sustainability in the region. By enrolling on this exciting new degree-level course, students can position themselves at the forefront of this exciting industry, ready to seize the numerous exciting career opportunities it presents.

The Humber region and renewable energy

And, as the world transitions towards a greener, more sustainable future, the Humber region leads the way in the UK.

Currently 35% of the UK’s total offshore wind capacity operates from the Humber. Eight offshore wind farms, including the world’s largest, harnessing the power of wind to generate clean electricity.

But that’s not all. The Humber has access to over 80% of the UK’s licensed CO2 storage capacity, enough to accommodate up to 46 years of the area’s industrial carbon emissions, with much more on the way.

This area is also poised to play a crucial role in the UK’s hydrogen economy. With the capacity to meet 30% of the government’s hydrogen production targets by 2030, the region is set to become a cornerstone of clean energy production.

By harnessing its renewable energy resources, our region aims to produce half of the UK’s renewable electricity, powering 25 million homes sustainably, ensuring the Humber is laying the groundwork for a cleaner, brighter future.

The winds of change are blowing stronger than ever and if you’re passionate about renewable energy and sustainability, Hull College can help you take the first steps towards a career in this dynamic industry.

Join The Journey at Hull College

Ready to embark on a rewarding career in renewable energies and technologies? Click here to find out more about the college’s Foundation Degree programme and take the first step towards a brighter future.

More options for you

Hull College offers a diverse range of courses catering to a wide range of interests and career aspirations. Click here to explore their full range of study programmes.


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