Hydrogen Technology Specialist IHK

Hydrogen Technology Specialist IHK

Qualification

Hydrogen Technology Specialist IHK

Title of the offer: Hydrogen Technology Specialist IHK

Provider: Heinze Akademie GmbH

Type of qualification: IHK certificate per module or an overarching IHK certificate "Hydrogen Technology Specialist IHK", on which the module contents and your achievements are documented.

The certificates contain co-branding between HKBiS (100% subsidiary of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce) and Heinze Akademie.

EQF level: 6

Brief description: The in-service digital hydrogen course was developed together with experts from industry and research and provides basic and expert knowledge in the field of hydrogen technology. The IHK certificate course is divided into three modules that can be booked as a block or separately, depending on prior knowledge. The course starts in groups and promotes teamwork.

Target group: Module A is aimed at specialists and managers who want to get started in the subject. Modules B and C are aimed at technical specialists, in particular state-certified technicians, engineers and industrial foremen, who would like to build up expert knowledge in the field of hydrogen technology.

Extent in hours: 100 hours or 140 teaching units per module (1 unit = 45 minutes)

Duration: 2.5 months with approx. 10 hours of workload per week

Full-time / Part-time / Part-time: Part-time

Location: Remote (100% online with 20% synchronous (contact hours with instructors)).

Accreditation / Certification? Yes (SGB III and AZAV, ZFU)

Cost: 1.470,00 Euro per module

Publicly eligible? Yes. For job seekers, the education voucher can be used. For employees and companies, there is the employee subsidy via the Qualification Opportunities Act (QCG), with which up to 100% of the further education costs can be reimbursed.

Start date / cycle: The parallel start of all three modules is planned in the following periods, further and company-specific start dates on request:

 27.02.-11.05.2023

15.05.-27.07.2023

31.07.-12.10.23

Further information: To the website

Source: Heinze Academy

"Hydrogen is seen as playing a decisive key role in the course of the energy transition. The enormous, Germany-wide investments in the emerging hydrogen industry speak for themselves. However, no projects can be made a success without qualified specialists. High-quality qualification programs lay the foundation."

Jan Heinze, Heinze Academy

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Hydrogen for professionals and managers

Hydrogen for professionals and managers

Qualification

Hydrogen for professionals and managers

Offer title: Hydrogen for professionals and managers

Provider: Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Leibniz University Hannoverand Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES

Type of degree: Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) with 15 credit points (ECTS)

EQF level: DQR-7

Short description:

The training program builds on the participants' existing professional qualifications and experience and enables them to assess, initiate and manage hydrogen projects. During the training, a hydrogen project is realistically planned and costed.

Technical, economic and legal aspects are to be linked in teamwork. This gives you a concrete insight into how projects are implemented in practice. Cross-industry collaboration creates a network from which you will benefit beyond the further training. We provide you with interdisciplinary know-how on technology, grid integration, permitting, law and financing. You will be able to look at projects from different perspectives and communicate with all the players involved.

Target group:

The training is aimed at employees in public institutions and administration who decide on or accompany hydrogen projects, as well as at specialists and managers with a connection to hydrogen projects, e.g. in the following sectors:

  • Conventional energy generators
  • Renewable energies
  • Automotive industry
  • Network operator (electricity and gas)
  • Chemical industry
  • Transportation
  • Public utilities
  • Steel industry

Extent in hours: 450 (including self-study and attendance phase)

Duration: 6 months: September 2022 - February 2023 (1st round); March 2023 - September 2023 (2nd round).

Full-time / Part-time / Part-time: Part-time

Location: 6 face-to-face seminars (once a month, Fridays and Saturdays): Hannover, Oldenburg, Bremerhaven + online appointments (project work and meet ups) + excursions and company visits.

Cost: 5.000 EUR (early booking price), 5.400 EUR (normal price)

Publicly eligible? Request via h2@uni-oldenburg.de

Start date / cycle: September 15-17, 2022 (Hannover). Total: 6 face-to-face seminars (once a month, Fridays and Saturdays): Hannover, Oldenburg, Bremerhaven + online appointments (project work and meetups) + excursions and company visits.

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Green Hydrogen and Renewable Power-to-X Professional

Green Hydrogen and Renewable Power-to-X Professional

Qualification

Green Hydrogen and Renewable Power-to-X Professional

Provider: Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG

Type of degree: Renewables Academy Online Certificate

Short description: The English language online program "Green Hydrogen and Renewable Power-to-X Professional (PtX)" covers important technical and economic aspects of PtX applications such as hydrogen, heat pump technology and e-mobility. The current economic context of Power-to-X is explained. Participants will learn details about energy storage and artificial intelligence in the energy sector. They understand the risk perspective of project financing and what parameters are used to assess the bankability of energy projects. Three homework assignments on hydrogen projects (project data sheet / supply chain / production cost of green hydrogen) are part of the program. Details of the curriculum are explained in a PDF brochure (see link).

All course material and communication within the program is in English. A glossary of important technical terms helps participants with international communication.

Required courses relevant to the exam are: Power-to-X (PtX): Applications and Cost Developments; Energy Storage: Application and Technology; Heat Pumps for Heating and Cooling: Technology and Applications; Introduction to Hydrogen; E-mobility for Private Transport and Charging Infrastructure: An Introduction; Co-benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Renewable Energy; Methodology of Project Valuation; Renewable Energy Project Finance.

Optional electives are: Introduction to Electricity; Introduction to the Solar Resource; Planning of Large-scale Grid-connected PV Systems; Introduction to Wind Resource: Wind Power Planning and Measurement.

RENAC accompanies participants and attendees in a forum for questions/answers.

The online material consists of texts, self-test questions, instructional videos, virtual classrooms, and an Excel tool to calculate hydrogen production costs.

The PDF certificate is awarded to those who successfully complete a 120-minute, 90-question online exam. 3 homework assignments are included in the final grade.

Target group: The course is suitable for persons who

  • Seeking a career change into the renewable power-to-X (PtX) sector as well as the
  • Identify and economically evaluate market opportunities for green hydrogen for power-to-X (PtX) applications,
  • Define the framework for Power-to-X (PtX) applications and
  • Want to engage with stakeholders in an evaluation process for green hydrogen projects.

Scope in hours: 120 hours for the 8 required courses relevant to the exam plus an additional 50 hours if optional courses are taken.

Duration: 6 months (April-September or October-March)

Full-time / Part-time / Part-time: Part-time

Place: Remote

Accreditation / Certification? The State Central Office for Distance Learning (ZFU) in Cologne has officially approved the distance learning course (approval number 7422622).

Costs: Total price €1.550,- plus legal VAT

Publicly eligible? No

Start date / cycle:April 1 and October 1 each year

Further information 

"Green hydrogen and its use in PtX applications will be critical in driving the decarbonization of power, heating and cooling, key industries, and transportation. Demand for well-trained professionals in this field is growing rapidly, and our new, high-quality program is the best pathway for professional development in green hydrogen, power-to-X, and related technologies."

Berthold Breid, Managing Director RENAC - The Renewables Academy AG

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Hydrogen training courses of the DVGW

Hydrogen training courses of the DVGW

Qualification

Hydrogen training courses of the DVGW

Title of the offers:

5 DVGW certificate courses for obtaining H2 technical competence

2 expert training courses Power to Gas G 220 and H2 injection G 265-3

4 modules H2 generation to application

1 Training Hydrogen in the Gas Distribution Network

1 Training Future Hydrogen

Provider: DVGW German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water Vocational Training

Type of qualification: DVGW certificate or certificate of attendance

Short description:

Stoffwech2el-Training: H2 in DVGW Vocational Training

The DVGW Vocational Training Hydrogen Portfolio takes you thematically along the value chain, from the production to the application of hydrogen, shows the current status of technical rules and provides insight into the DVGW's hydrogen strategy and rulebook revision.

Supplemented by H2 certificate courses and expert training to qualify employees.

Target group: employees of gas supply companies and network operators, industry representatives, manufacturers, skilled workers, foremen, technicians and engineers

    Extent in hours: Varies per training

    Duration: 1-2 days each

    Place: Online

    Costs: Varies per training

    Publicly eligible? No

    Start date / cycle: Continuous

    Further information on the various offers

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    Energy transition in practice - expertise for your switch to hydrogen

    Energy transition in practice - expertise for your switch to hydrogen

    Qualification

    Energy transition in practice - expertise for your switch to hydrogen

    Title of the offer: Energy transition practical - expertise for your switch to hydrogen

    Provider: Fraunhofer IST and TÜV Rheinland with Hydrogen Campus Salzgitter partner companies: Robert Bosch Elektronik GmbH, Salzgitter AG, MAN Energy Solutions

    Type of qualification: Personal certification "hydrogen expert with TÜV Rheinland certified qualification".

    EQF level: 3

    Short description:

    The aim of this continuing education course is for you to understand the individual building blocks and interrelationships of the hydrogen economy in order to position yourself for the future. You will learn which steps can be considered for the transformation of companies and factories.

    Procedure and special features:

    In the online phase, you have the opportunity to learn the basics of the hydrogen economy in a self-determined and self-directed manner with the help of extensive e-learning with quizzes, graphics, practical examples, videos and podcasts. This learning process is supported by live online meetings that introduce the topics and provide space for questions and discussions. Following this, we share the latest research knowledge with you and show on-site how hydrogen is already being applied in companies. You will have the opportunity to interact with researchers and users on the energy cycle and factory transformation.

    Target group: planners, management representatives, engineers, employees of municipal utilities, foremen and specialists

    Scope in hours: 25 hours

    Duration: 3 weeks

    Full-time / Part-time / Part-time: Part-time

    Location: Possible as remotes-only training

    Remote / Presence: Hydrogen Campus Salzgitter on the premises of Robert Bosch Elektronik GmbH, John-F.-Kennedy-Str. 43 - 53, 38228 Salzgitter, Germany

    Accreditation / Certification? Personal certification "Expert*r Hydrogen with TÜV Rheinland tested qualification".

    Costs: Certification training with attendance: 2,875 euros

    Certification continuing education online: 2,275 euros

    Publicly eligible? No

    Start date / cycle: Quarterly

     

    Next dates:

    Appointments with presence event: 

    Self-study phases with live online meetings: June 12 - 25, 2023 June 29 | Classroom dates: June 28 and 29, 2023

    Self-study phases with live online meetings: September 11 - 24, 2023 | Classroom dates: September 27 - 28, 2023

     

    Dates with second online phase:

    January 09 - 26, 2023 | Live online meetings: January 09, 16, 19, 24 and 26, 2023.

    November 20 - December 07, 2023 | Live online meetings: November 20, 27, 30 and December 05, 07, 2023.

     

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    "The hydrogen economy needs many new competences to master the challenges of the transformation process. These processes must be initiated today and require the targeted further training of employees in companies."

    Viktor Deleski, Education Manager at the Fraunhofer Academy

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    Experts Qualification Hydrogen Systems

    Experts Qualification Hydrogen Systems

    Qualification

    Experts Qualification Hydrogen Systems

    Offer title: Hydrogen systems expert training

    Provider: Heinze Akademie GmbH

    Type of degree: Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate from Heinze Akademie documenting the contents of the course and your achievements from the individual modules.

    EQF level: 6

    Short description:

    The hydrogen course was developed in 2021 in cooperation with universities and research centers. Together with experts from industry and research, a continuing education course was developed that imparts broad knowledge of hydrogen systems. The course is divided into three modules. The course starts in groups and promotes teamwork.

    Target group: The training is aimed at technical specialists, in particular state-certified technicians, engineers and industrial foremen, who would like to acquire advanced specialist knowledge in the field of hydrogen systems, a technology of the future.

    Extent in hours: 480 hours or 640 teaching units (1 unit = 45 minutes)

    Duration: 4 months

    Full-time / Part-time / Part-time: Full-time

    Location: Remote (100% online with 20% synchronous (contact hours with instructors)).

    Accreditation / Certification? Yes (SGB III and AZAV, ZFU)

    Cost: 10.003,20 Euro

    Publicly eligible? Yes. For job seekers, the education voucher can be used. For companies, for example, there is the employee subsidy via the Qualification Opportunities Act (QCG), with which up to 100% of the further training costs can be reimbursed.

    Start date / rotation: April 17, August 28 and October 9, 2023

    Further information 

    "Hydrogen is seen as playing a decisive key role in the course of the energy transition. The enormous, Germany-wide investments in the emerging hydrogen industry speak for themselves. However, no projects can be made a success without qualified specialists. High-quality qualification programs lay the foundation."

    Jan Heinze, Heinze Academy

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