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Energias Renováveis e Eficiência Energética (Renewable Energies and Energy Eficciency )

Short-cycle tertiary education (ISCED 2011 level 5)

Portuguese, Portugal

Duration 4 semesters
Cost National studen: 697€/year International student: 2.250€/year

The Higher Professional Technical Course in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency aims to train professionals capable of designing, installing, operating and maintaining systems that operate with renewable energies, also promoting the dissemination of the best techniques and procedures for the rational use of energy.

Grant opportunities

The scholarship is an annual cash benefit to share the cost of attending a course or carrying out a mandatory professional internship, awarded on a non-refundable basis and in the respective academic year, whenever the student does not have a adequate minimum of financial resources.

Learning outcomes

  • Plan and implement technical solutions for energy systems in line with current legislation
  • Design, conceive and install renewable energy systems
  • Intervene in the design, execution and operation of electrical installations
  • Provide technical support in the implementation and maintenance of renewable energy systems and associated electrical equipment
  • Identify opportunities to rationalize energy consumption
  • Propose action plans for energy efficiency
  • Develop, integrate and implement intelligent solutions in the rationalization of energy resources
  • Perform technical-commercial functions in companies that supply renewable energy equipment


  • Holders of a secondary education course or legally equivalent qualification
  • Holders of a technological specialization diploma, a higher professional technician diploma or a higher education degree, who wish to re-qualify their professional skills
  • Those who have been approved in the specially appropriate tests designed to assess the ability of those over 23 years of age to attend higher education.

ISCED Categories

Environmental protection technology
Offshore and renewable energy
Machinery and operators