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    Alternative Energy Specialist

    $1,895.00
    Become an Alternative Energy Specialist and learn ways to help conserve, reduce, reuse, recycle, and thus minimize our impact on the planet. Through this entry-level green course you will learn that even small changes make a difference and that going green is good for our health, the planet, and even our budgets.

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    Become an Alternative Energy Specialist and learn ways to help conserve, reduce, reuse, recycle, and thus minimize our impact on the planet. Through this entry-level green course you will learn that even small changes make a difference and that going green is good for our health, the planet, and even our budgets.
    If you are concerned about our energy future you will want to learn about the many aspects of the energy value chain:
    • Oil and natural gas
    • Coal
    • Fossil fuels and the greenhouse effect
    • Energy from water
    • Biomass
    • Solar energy
    • Geothermal energy
    • Wind energy
    • Nuclear energy
    • Electricity
    • Energy storage
    • Transportation
    • Housing
    • Smart energy consumption
    • Hydrogen
    Armed with the knowledge from this course you can form educated and informed opinions on the future of energy and its impact on the economy, health, and the environment.
    As an Alternative Energy Specialist you will discover how to establish your business as a green business. You can become a Green Consultant and help others by exploring environmentally-friendly business opportunities to choosing eco-friendly means of production. Learn business basics with a green twist including financing, office setup, day-to-day operations and so much more!
    After completing this course, you should be able to:
    • Comprehend the core elements of green
    • Identify strategies for offsetting your energy consumption
    • Identify ways to buy local and buy organic
    • Comprehend the basics of energy and thermodynamics
    • Identify the various sources of energy and their specific features

    Duration

    12 months

    Language

    English

    Instructor Description

    Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!

    Required Materials

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher

    Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)

    • Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Kindle Reader App may be needed for some reading assignments (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    • Adobe Flash Player
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
    • PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

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