• Who are the target groups for the education programmes?

    Each course or education programme has a specific target group that you can see when you click on them individually. In general, all of our courses and education programmes are well suited to newcomers into the renewable energy industry as well as to professionals already in the industry who wish to advance their careers, procurement and contract management professionals transferring from another industry such as oil&gas, technical professionals transferring from land based industry to marine operations, experienced mariners transferring from other vessel operations, and people wanting to begin a career in offshore renewable energy.

  • What is the cost of a course or an education programme?

    Each programme is priced separately. You will see its price when you select one of the courses or education programmes.

  • Do I require a minimum level of education or experience to undertake a programme?

    It depends on which course or education programme you wish to attend. You can read about the content and experience requirements when you click on each of the programmes. Our programmes are divided into three categories: a "Course", a “Fundamental Education” and a “Specialist Education”. If you don’t have any relevant work experience within the renewable industry, we suggest you start with one of the Courses or Fundamental Education programmes.

  • How do I figure out which course or education programme is suitable for me?

    When you click on each course or education programme, you will find detailed information that can help you decide whether it is suitable for you. If you are still in doubt, please contact us.

  • What language is used for the programmes?

    All courses and education programmes are in English. In most programmes there will be technical terms that you must understand to pass the exams. English is the most common, universal language used for international construction projects, so taking a course or education in english will help you advance your career in this global industry.

  • Will a RECOA education programme guarantee me a job within the renewable industry?

    You are not guaranteed a career within the renewable industry by attending one of our education programmes. However, it will certainly increase your chance, just as any relevant education will. We offer specialised knowledge within specific areas of the renewable energy industry to develop a highly beneficial skillset that will improve your employability.

  • Is a RECOA education programme of benefit to me if I am already in the renewable industry, and have been so for many years?

    Absolutely! You will benefit from an education that compliments your current role should you wish to develop your skillset or just refresh your technical or theoretical knowledge. A RECOA education programme can help you progress to the next step in your career.

  • What happens if a change in my schedule prevents me from starting an education programme or course that I have subscribed to?

    This isn't a problem. You can attend the course or education programme you have signed up for whenever it suits you. You can also pause an education or replay it as many times as you want if you are interrupted, just as long as you finish the course or education within the time period given once you first logged in.

  • What happens if I'm distracted and have to abandon a lesson before I have completed it?

    You have the option to pause any lesson at any time. You can restart where you left off or choose to start the whole course or module afresh. You can even repeat the complete education programme or just a part of it, over and over again. So, it is not a problem if you want to stop for a break or even if you want resume in a few weeks time, as long as you complete your course or education programme within the timeframe given.

  • Can I repeat the course or education programme or parts thereof?

    Yes. You can repeat any course or education programme that you have subscribed to, as many times as you like, as long as the course or education has been completed within the timeframe of such course or education after first login. The only limitation is the number of attempts for the final exam.

  • How long will I have access to complete my course or education?

    Your enrolment period for completing your training is generally 30 days for a course and 90 days for education programmes, starting from the day of commecing the first lecture. This however varies depending on the course or education. You can view the duration on the course or education page or email support@recoa.eu for further information.

  • Do I have to be online to take the course or education?

    Yes. You need to be logged into our platform and have reliable internet access. Some of our programmes have content that can be downloaded for study, but generally you have to be online.

  • Are your courses or education programmes mobile friendly?

    Yes they are! However, for the best and most optimal viewing experience and downloading of content, it is best to take your course or education on your computer desktop.

  • Do your online education programmes work as a livestream?

    No. Our programmes are pre-recorded allowing you to access them wherever and whenever you want.

  • Who are the instructors?

    All the instructors at RECOA are experienced professionals who have been working in the renewable energy industry for several years and have long high standing track records. You can read specifically about the instructor when you click on an education package.

  • What is the difference between a fundamental and a specialist education programme?

    The fundamental education programmes are for everyone aiming for a career in the renewable industry. The specialist education programmes are only for people who have attended a fundamental education package before or people who have proven role experience within the industry.

  • What is the difference between an education and a course provided by RECOA?

    The difference between an education and a course is the number of modules and the duration. An education consist of a minimum of 5 modules and the duration is 1-4 weeks if studies full-time. A course consists of a minimum of 1 module and has a duration of 1-5 days.

  • I have a complaint, who shall I direct it to?

    If you have a complaint or feedback, we want to hear from you. Please write to support@recoa.eu

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