City & Guilds 9848-42 Certificate in Principles & Operation of Small Thermal Plant for Heat & Power Production (Part 1)

Course Overview

This City & Guilds accredited training programme is aimed at Operators and Technicians within the Energy Recovery (including Energy From Waste), Biomass and small combustion power plant sectors. It has been designed to provide operators and/or technical personnel with a working knowledge and practical understanding of the design, construction and operational principles of Small Thermal Plant for Heat and Power Production.

The type of facilities and equipment covered by this programme may produce electricity only, heat only or a combination of both. They may be energy from waste or energy recovery plants and will typically be less than 100MW electrical power generation, and use a variety of different technologies and fuel sources which may include; a wide range of biomass and or waste products.

Course details

Duration
10.0 days
Capacity
8 people
Price
£2380.00
Course Location
Ratcliffe-on-Soar (Nottingham)
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Course Content

This training course is modular with each module focusing on a certain topic and lasting for one day. It can be delivered in a variety of formats ranging from one day per month to a two week block and anything in between.

The ten module topics are:

  • Module 1 - Thermodynamics and Steam Generation (M1)
  • Module 2 - Combustion Chemistry and Boiler Firing Theory (M2)
  • Module 3 - Boilers Steam Raising Plant and Heat Transfer (M3)
  • Module 4 - Feed Water Systems and Boiler Water Chemistry (M4)
  • Module 5 - Steam Turbines and Associated Plant and Systems (M5)
  • Module 6 - Electrical Theory, Alternators and Electrical Systems (M6)
  • Module 7 - Control and Instrumentation (M7)
  • Module 8 - Auxiliary Systems; Plant Operation and Safety Systems (M8)
  • Module 9 - Plant Efficiency; Internal Combustion Engines: Gas Turbines and Reciprocating Engines (M9)
  • Module 10 - Energy and Environment (M10)

A short exam will be held at the end of each module to assess the information retention of the candidates. Candidates who successfully pass all ten short exams will be awarded the City and Guilds certificate in Principles and Operation of Small Thermal Plant for Heat and Power Production (Part 1).

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