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OPEN LEARNING Energy from Waste & Biomass Fuels

This innovative e-learning course has been developed by power industry professionals as a fundamental resource for anyone working as an operator in the production of electricity from waste and biomass fuels. Offering a comprehensive insight into the general construction and operation of the main and auxiliary plant used in power generation, the course uses the methods of open learning to allow candidates to plan their own study periods.

The course incorporates operational and statutory requirements, covering both environmental control and health and safety. It explains the basic theory underlying the processes involved in power plant operation.

Advantages of this Open Learning Training

  • The course incorporates quizzes to help you check your progress
  • Plan your own study periods and study anywhere. 
  • Develop your knowledge at a pace that fits your requirements, 
  • Each module incorporates quizzes to help you check your progress 
  • The programme includes tutor-marked assignments and feedback to support your learning 

Who is concerned?

The course is suitable for technical generation engineering staff, new graduates and unit operators.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this training course.

Training sequence and content

Module 1: Boiler Design

Design, construction and operating principles of boiler systems fired by biomass fuels.

Module 2: Combustion

Combustion process and operating principles of boiler systems fired by biomass fuels.

Module 3: Steam Turbines

Brief development of the steam turbine, along with modern construction techniques, operating principles, and auxiliary systems.

Module 4: Boiler Water Management

Impurities found in water and the necessity for treating water for use in steam boilers.

Module 5: Boiler Feed Water Systems

Function; construction and operation of a modern small scale boiler feed water heating systems.

Module 6: Cooling & Auxiliary Systems

Function; construction and operation of the auxiliary support systems encountered in small scale biomass fired plant.

Module 7: Electricity and Generation

Basic units of electrical theory and three phase AC generation.

Module 8: Control and Instrumentation

Basic units of measurement required for a control system.

Module 9: Plant Operation

Requirements and processes for the start-up of the plant from cold.

Module 10: Legal, Safety & Environmental Issues

Basic understanding of many of the often complex legal, safety and environmental issues.

Why choose AFNOR Group?

We are committed to support you in the success of your training.

40 years of experience in trainings

12 training centers worldwide

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10 000 students per year

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