The Energy Management Level 1 course is a short online learning course providing technicians, engineers, operation/facilities managers, and others, with an understanding of the fundamentals of energy management.
Course Duration1 month
Improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprints is the focus of many organisations. Energy Management Level 1 Programme is aimed at those with a role in the efficient utilisation of energy in industrial and commercial environments. Energy Management Level 1 is aimed at technicians, engineers, operation/facilities managers, and others, who wish to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of energy management. This Programme will provide the learner with a general introduction to energy, its generation, distribution, usage and management and to provide a technical foundation in energy management. Learners will focus on conducting audits, creating energy costings and budgets and devising energy awareness programmes. Developed by a team of highly knowledgeable specialists in Energy Management, each module provides participants with a fundamental understanding of energy management from a local, national and international perspective.
Why should I study this course?
Energy management enables businesses to optimize energy performance, cut costs, reduce environmental impact and enhance reputations. A qualification in energy management will allow you to develop and promote awareness of the organisation’s energy policy, energy management strategy and criteria, and methods to monitor progress and effectiveness.
Who will recognise my qualification?
Accredited Energy Management – Level 1
What will I study during this Energy Management – Level 1 course?
This programme will give you a general introduction to energy, its generation, distribution, usage and management and to provide a technical foundation in energy management. You will focus on conducting audits, creating energy costings and budgets and devising energy awareness programmes.
Aims of this programme are
• energy management at both a macro and global level
• the technical foundation of energy management
• the generation, distribution and use of energy within an organisation
• how produce an energy management plan for their organisation
During this programme you will complete the following four modules;
• Introduction to Energy Management
• Fundamentals of Energy Management
• The Energy Environment of the Organisation
• Energy Management Planning
Who will I learn from?
Personal Academic Tutor
Each student is assigned a personal academic tutor to support you throughout your learning journey. They are available to offer you telephone and email support at any time. You can arrange to meet them for further one to one guidance at a time convenient to you.
Many of our past graduates have found it is the opportunity to ask a simple question, seek direction and submit a draft of their assessment that supported them most to successful completion. Emailing your tutor at any stage during your programme to ask a query or submit a draft of your assessment supports you to achieve your personal best throughout your studies with Portobello.
This level of one to one support is a particular benefit to choosing Portobello as your Institute of choice to complete your studies.
How will I learn?
Portobello Institute has designed this course for delivery through elearning. We have extensive experience delivering elearning courses and have the resources that are specifically designed for delivering courses to an elearning audience.
Course materials are available to download from our elearning platform “e-portobello” as you progress through the course. Assignments are all designed for completion at home and once completed, you will upload these to the elearning platform. Feedback and results are posted here for you to access too.
The Difference between Blended and Online with Webinars Delivery Modes
There are two delivery mode options to study facilities management courses in Portobello Institute.
Blended learning offers you the opportunity to study with lectures delivered on-site at the weekends. This condensed scheduling is specifically designed to fit into your life as a working facilities management professional.
It also makes studying a degree more accessible if you live outside of Dublin.
All online only lectures are recorded for you to catch-up later. Where lectures are delivered onsite – these will simultaneously be delivered online and will also be recorded so you can customise your learning journey – attend on-site, online, or catch-up later.
Online with Webinars – you will not be required to attend on-site lectures if you are enrolled on a course with this delivery mode. All lectures are delivered online and are recorded so you can catch-up later.
Having the flexibility to choose whether you attend a lecture as it is taking place or to catch up later means you can seamlessly access and fit education into your life whilst still continuing with your everyday life.
This is a short online course that you can commence at any time. There are four modules to complete which can be done at a pace best suited to you.
You can email your tutor at any stage during the module to ask a simple query or submit a draft of your assessment. Our programme management team are always available to offer you telephone and email support and if you need to, you can arrange to meet them for further one to one guidance.
Many of our past graduates have found it is the opportunity to ask a simple question, seek direction and submit a draft of their assessment that supported them most to successful completion. This level of one to one support is a particular benefit to choosing this mode of study. Portobello Institute has invested in a team of programme managers and tutors who are experienced sports therapy practitioners as well as qualified and knowledgeable educators. They are available to assist you at every stage of this programme.
How will I be assessed?
A variety of assessment methods are used to support students with different learning styles. These vary from written reports to practical case studies to examinations. We encourage you to reflect on your knowledge gain with a number of assignments designed to explore your learning journey. All of these assessment methods are seeking to support you to combine theory with scenario-based learning and how to practically implement these methods into your everyday practice.
Speak to an expert
Choosing a course that will lead you to your career of choice is a significant decision. Understanding the delivery modes, supports available, career opportunities and further study options are all key considerations when making your choice. Our course adviser team are experts in the courses Portobello offers and the employment prospects – they will guide you through the detail and support you with any queries you may have.
It is important you make the right choice for you and choose the Institute and course that will best suit your needs.
I am Brandon McLean, the Corporate Admissions Manager here at the Portobello Institute and I can be contacted on 01 892 0035.
Education is a journey and the destination is a career that you love. I support the department that helps you to plan your journey so you can find the path that’s right for you. I have been with Portobello since 2018 and I love the elation that you can see on the face and hear in the voice of a student who talks through a complicated goal, who we can provide with a simple solution. When the conversation has finished and they can clearly see the path forward, I am thrilled. Education is a milestone in determining your future, and I cannot think of a better milestone to have a hand in.
How do I apply?
Entry to this course is by direct application to the college.
Please note places on this course are only confirmed when tuition fees have been received.
Fees & Payment Options
Easy Payment Plan
Deposit of 30% on booking. Balance to be paid in 2 instalments due on the 1st of the month commencing the month after the course starts. Protection for Learner insurance is included in the Easy Payment Plan.
Deposit + 2 Instalments
- €589.40 due on 1st February 2023.
- €589.40 due on 1st March 2023.