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Discover Renewables Short E-Learning Course

The Clean Energy Council's short e-learning course provides participants with foundational grounding in the functions and operation of solar, wind power, hydropower, and energy storage.

For those of you working in recruitment and providing recruitment services to the renewable energy industry, this course will develop your comprehension of the sector so that you can find the best people for the role you're trying to fill.

Participants will examine the renewables industry landscape, including investment and finance, projects of interest and careers pathways. Within the modules, participants will also review the major technologies that make up Australia’s renewable energy mix and identify the key issues and future challenges facing the renewable industry.

Learners who successfully complete this course will receive a foundational micro credential skill badge to add to their online profile.

What's in it for you?

  1. An understanding of renewable energy technologies. This will help you to evaluate the candidates' technical knowledge and experience in the industry.
  2. An understanding of the regulatory and policy framework. Renewable energy is heavily regulated and influenced by government policies. Having a knowledge of the regulatory and policy framework including knowledge of subsidies, incentives, and other programs designed to promote renewable energy will help you develop a familiarity and understanding of renewable energy operations and challenges.
  3. Knowledge of emerging trends and innovations. Renewable energy is a rapidly evolving industry, staying up to date on emerging trends and innovations, new technologies, business models, and financing mechanisms is important in identifying skills required for roles and the emergence of new career paths.
  4. Sustainability and environmental awareness. The renewable energy industry is closely associated with sustainability and environmentalism; recruiters need to understand these values to match candidates with the right industry role.
  5. A scope of the renewables industry reach. The clean energy industry is broad, with many direct and indirect career opportunities available to candidates. Having an understanding of how skills and values map to the industry will help recruiters to analyse the wider market in finding suitable niches for candidates.
  6. An understanding of skills demand. Understanding the growing in-demand skills for the renewables energy industry, giving recruiters the upper hand when engaging with the market.

The Learning Structure

The course is eLearning based, punctuated with real life examples and case studies, video and audio elements. In totality, the course provides up to 8 hours of self-paced learning content. Content can be accessed and studied over an extended period will be available to review and revisit once the course is completed.

How do I start?

The course is accessible via the Education page. Individuals can register directly via this page.

Members & Non-members can also bulk register by providing us with participant details in advance by emailing [email protected].


Clean Energy Council Members receive a 50% discount until the end of the financial year.

Non-members receive a 25% discount for bulk registrations of 2 or above until end of financial year.