Introduction to Energy Management

Learn the best ways to manage energy sustainably in an organisational setting in this online course.

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Course details

Course duration:

4 hours (4 weeks course access)

Assessment & awards:

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Method of Study

Online, part-time 

Register for Course

New users will need to create a free account and fill in a short form on FETCH, Ireland's Further Education and Training Hub.

This course accepts continuous enrolments, so once registered, you can begin learning immediately.

Course Description

This course provides learners with an introduction to the area of energy management within an organisational setting. Learners will develop a broad awareness of energy management in the context of sustainability and explore some of the positive actions that we can take to improve energy usage and efficiency.  

This course delivers industry-developed learning, enabling you to understand the impact of your workplace on energy and how you can support responsible energy management, irrespective of your position or level.

This short course, containing approximately four hours of content that you can complete over four weeks, is a blend of online self-study with an instructor-led live workshop. 

The course includes the following engaging and interactive online learning modules:

  • Introduction to energy management
  • Overview of energy bill analysis and significant energy users
  • Opportunities for improvement in energy usage 

Additionally, a 90-minute instructor-led live workshop will allow participants the opportunity to discuss key energy management topics and look at the practical impact of energy management on individuals and businesses.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand energy management in the global context of sustainability. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key principles of energy management. 
  • Understand a range of approaches and considerations in relation to energy use and efficiency. 

How it Works

Who can take this course?

This course is available to all adults over the age of 18 resident in the Republic of Ireland.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up for this course by visiting FETCH, Irelands Further Education and Training Hub. You will have to register for an account before you can begin the course.

How long does the course last?

This course has four hours of course content. You have 4 weeks in which to complete this course at your own pace.

Who is the provider for this course?

The provider for this course is 20FIFTY Partners, and you're learning will be delivered through the eCollege online learning environment. When you complete your application you will receive an email with your access details, and when you log into the platform you will see details of how to contact your course tutor. You can contact your course tutor at any time or reach out 20FIFTY Partners directly at ecollgesupport@20fiftypartners.com.

Does the course have prerequisites? 

This course has no prior knowledge requirements and is suitable for anyone interested in developing expertise in project management.

Does this course have tutor support?

This course is supported by an online tutor who you will meet for a live workshop during the course.

What is the exam like on this course?

There is a knowledge assessment for you to take once you have completed your course learning Upon completion of this assessment, you will be provided with a Certificate of Completion upon your successful completion of all course content.

Do I need specific hardware or software?

You will require access to a PC or laptop running a supported version of Microsoft Windows (the most recent version is Windows 11) or MacOS (the most recent version is Sonoma).

No specific software is required for this course.