2 Year Course enrolment September 2013
4,500 per year, Or 900 per 5 credit module, 1,800 per 10 credit module
The minimum entry requirements are a second class Honours Degree Level 8 in a related discipline or equivalent. Other suitable applicants may be accepted on completion of an RPL process.
About Energy Management
Energy management is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field that combining expertise in management practices and strategies. Energy managers analyse and improve energy efficiency, assess environmental impact and develop policy across these areas.
About this Programme
The aims of this programme are, firstly, to develop awareness and skills in the area of energy management and conservation and secondly, to enable the student to carry out energy audits of industrial and public buildings.
On successful completion of all the taught modules the applicant may pursue a Masters degree in Energy Management by carrying out a dissertation.
Modules (credits awarded)
■Energy and the Built Environment (10)
■Energy Management (10)
■Energy and the Built Environment (continued)
■Clean Energy Technologies (10)
■Business Management (5)
■Energy and Environment (5)
■Energy Efficient Technologies (10)
This course has been approved by ULearning Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 25% for students whose company is a member of the ULearning Skillnet network.
There are also a limited number of free places available for unemployed students who meet the required criteria by ULearning Skillnet.
Please note there are only a limited number of subsidies available for both employed and unemployed students.
Jobseekers please be advised that the Department of Social Protection (DSP) has no mandate to extend welfare support to clients undertaking NFQ Level 9 Programmes. Such programmes cannot be approved by DSP, and on that basis are designated SKN-E. Notwithstanding the above, we may offer a NFQ L.9 place to a welfare recipient. This is conditional on our network informing the individual, during the recruitment & selection phase, that the:
Welfare payment must be relinquished should he/she wish to pursue the programme
Trainee must inform the Social Welfare Local Office (SWLO), prior to commencement, about his/her intention to undertake an SKN-E programme, so that the Office can take the necessary steps to review/withdraw payment
Unfortunately, Skillnets cannot seek exceptional approval from DSP for any jobseekers that wish to accept a place on one of the ULearning Skillnet Level 9 courses.
Successful applicants may find career opportunities in the areas of energy management, facilities management, buildings energy ratings assessment. The qualification is also very relevant to professionals in the construction industry, including engineers, architects and interior architects.