Renewable Energy Technology and Control Systems

Organisation profile


  • Customised training programmes to meet the needs of employers
  • State of the art facilities for the delivery of training programmes
  • Recruitment services for local employers
  • Assessment and accreditation for National and International Examination bodies
  • Cavan Institute is a FETAC quality assured centre.

FETAC Awards at Cavan Institute

  • are Quality Assured
  • are Nationally and Internationally recognised

Training aim

This course is aimed at people who wish to embark on a course of study leading to a career in renewable energy or a manufacturing environment.

Learning objectives

This course will present learners with the opportunity to

  • develop an appreciation of sustainability issues
  • develop their knowledge and under standing of renewable energy systems
  • know the role of microprocessor control in industry and its relationship with other control technologies
  • design and build a control system

The course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills associated with solar Photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal and domestic wind turbine system

Course outline

  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electronics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Renewable Energy Productions
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Electronics – Digital

Trainer's profile

All Trainers are recognised by Teaching council

Course duration

1 Year

Assessment & certification

  • FETAC Level 5
  • Award Code: CCTXX

Who should attend

Entry Requirements:

  • Leaving Certificate
  • Leaving Certificate Applied
  • FETAC Level 4 Major Award
  • Mature Applicants


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