Course Description

This course is 24 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 4 hours per week on this course.

This course will introduce you to the theory and practice behind energy production, distribution and consumption. Participants will learn about the relationship between energy and the environment and leave with a strong grasp of the basic terminology and units of measurement used throughout the certificate program.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Content in Brightspace 
  • Week 2: Content in Brightspace
  • Week 3: Content in Brightspace 
  • Week 4: Content in Brightspace

What You Will Learn

  • SET Certificate Overview
  • Introduction to Electricity
  • Power Generation Overview
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Electricity and the Environment
  • Electricity Storage and Course Recap


By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET).

Recommended For

  • Anyone interested in learning about Sustainable Energy Technologies

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Energy Fundamentals
Online - Self-Paced
Apr 01, 2024 to Mar 31, 2025
Total Learning Hours
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Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,335.00
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