Energy from Fuels and Waste Training for West Africa
This 3-day course has been developed by LEC resident company Stopford Energy & Environment, a division of Stopford Projects Ltd. The course comprises elements of an existing PG-Cert in Energy and Fuels from Waste (EFFW) and aims to provide attendees with a detailed introduction to the EFFW sector.
Drawing on the expertise of practicing professionals, the course gives an overview of the energy from biomass and waste sector with a specific focus on the opportunities that it presents West Africa for sustainable waste management and renewable energy generation. The course will provide a detailed examination of waste feedstock treatments, energy and fuel generation technologies as well as current and emerging policy drivers in this fast-changing sector. Project logistics, finance, planning and decision making are dealt with by specific reference a multi-billion pound project in the UK. The full course timetable is detailed in Appendix A. Students who complete the course will be awarded a certificate of attendance by Lancaster University.
Envirofly Ltd, an environmental consultancy specialising in the West African market, will be responsible for marketing of the course and recruitment of students, as well as making the necessary arrangements to enable local delivery in Accra.
The course has been designed to have broad appeal and should be attractive to competent people at all stages of their career. The course will be particularly beneficial to individuals working in the following sectors: waste management, environmental management, renewable energy, fuel manufacturing, local authority planning, environmental permitting, technology assessment/development, capital investment, energy consulting, fuel supply logistics, and utility provision.
The course will be delivered by Stopford Energy and Environment consultants as a series of lectures and interactive workshops. The lectures and seminars will be designed to be as interactive as possible, enabling lecturers to be interrupted and quizzed, and for discussions to take place. Lectures will contain tasks for students to undertake under supervision, and time will be set aside to enable group discussions to take place and experiences to be shared.
The 3-day course will cost £1,700 (one thousand seven hundred GBP)
This cost includes coffee breaks, lunch and learning materials.
The course will be delivered at GIMPA (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration), Ghana.
When does the course run?
The 3-day course is scheduled to run in early summer 2013.
Course registration is via an online portal hosted by Lancaster University.
Alternatively you can register by contacting Dr Andy Clarke via firstname.lastname@example.org. Confirmation of enrolment on the course will be given after payment is received.
If you need any further information, then please contact the course coordinator, Ellyse Maddocks, by email: email@example.com or telephone 01524 510 457.