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Preparing the Low Carbon Workforce:An Assessment of Education andSkills Provision                                    Garet...
The low carbon economy….                …. why?
80% reduction…                                                                                                            ...
Photo courtesy of Glogger. GNU Free Documentation License. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Urbine_raising062p.jpg  ...
Low carbon exports                            £50bn                                                                   Germ...
Legislation
Emissions TradingPhoto courtesy of S. Solberg J. CC Attribution 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Europ...
Photo courtesy of Estormiz. Work released into the public domain. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rusko_Landfill_20...
Policy
Feed-in tariffsPhoto courtesy of Bidgee. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:E...
RenewablesObligation
Energy Company                          Obligation (ECO)Photo courtesy of Woodennature. CC Attribution 3.0 Unported. http:...
Zero carbon homesPhoto courtesy of Nigel Cox. CC Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
EPCs
Barriers…….        Icon courtesy of Silsor. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fil...
Photo courtesy of Ken Fields. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported.http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thin_Film_Fle...
Confusion aboutbeing ‘green’
Preparing  leaders
The      of the task
Greater Manchester             homes                                                      1.1 millionSource: http://www.ms...
Loft and cavity              measures                                                                400,000Source: http:/...
Renewable Technologies                                                     NW region potential training need 2010-2020    ...
HE ‘low carbon’ courses in the UKSTEM subjects      De Montfort University: Green Energy Technology BSc    Queen Mary Univ...
Local HE provisionUniversity of Manchester                Environment and Sustainable Technology MScMan Met University    ...
Local FE provisionNational Skills Academy for Environmental Technology – a  regional ‘hub’ and ‘spokes’Many preparing to l...
Piecing the lowcarbon economy together
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  1. 1. Preparing the Low Carbon Workforce:An Assessment of Education andSkills Provision Gareth Morris Salford Housing and Urban Studies Unit University of Salford
  2. 2. The low carbon economy…. …. why?
  3. 3. 80% reduction… … by 2050Photo courtesy of Deut. Work released into the public domain. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eggborough_power_station.jpg
  4. 4. Photo courtesy of Glogger. GNU Free Documentation License. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Urbine_raising062p.jpg Job creation
  5. 5. Low carbon exports £50bn Germany £10bn UKSource: Environmental Audit Committee (2009) Green Jobs and Skills, London: The Stationary Office
  6. 6. Legislation
  7. 7. Emissions TradingPhoto courtesy of S. Solberg J. CC Attribution 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:European_flag_in_the_wind.jpg?uselang=en-gb
  8. 8. Photo courtesy of Estormiz. Work released into the public domain. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rusko_Landfill_20090530.JPG Reducing business waste
  9. 9. Policy
  10. 10. Feed-in tariffsPhoto courtesy of Bidgee. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Electricity_pylons.jpg
  11. 11. RenewablesObligation
  12. 12. Energy Company Obligation (ECO)Photo courtesy of Woodennature. CC Attribution 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Singapore_Road_Signs_-_Warning_Sign_-_Elderly_or_Blind_People.svg
  13. 13. Zero carbon homesPhoto courtesy of Nigel Cox. CC Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Beddington_Corner,_The_BedZED_estate_-_geograph.org.uk_-_415459.jpg
  14. 14. EPCs
  15. 15. Barriers……. Icon courtesy of Silsor. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stop_hand.svg
  16. 16. Photo courtesy of Ken Fields. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported.http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thin_Film_Flexible_Solar_PV_Installation_2.JPG
  17. 17. Confusion aboutbeing ‘green’
  18. 18. Preparing leaders
  19. 19. The of the task
  20. 20. Greater Manchester homes 1.1 millionSource: http://www.mshp.org.uk/news/pdfs/RSLproviderforum.pdf
  21. 21. Loft and cavity measures 400,000Source: http://www.mshp.org.uk/news/pdfs/RSLproviderforum.pdf
  22. 22. Renewable Technologies NW region potential training need 2010-2020 4. Air source heat pumps 5,127 3. Micro wind energy 5,138 2. Ground source heat pumps 5,850 1. Solar water and heating 6,594 (+ 22,000 more for other technologies)Source: Summit Skills (2010) Potential Training Demand in Environmental Technologies in Building Services Engineering. Trend Analysis 2008-9: Stage 1
  23. 23. HE ‘low carbon’ courses in the UKSTEM subjects De Montfort University: Green Energy Technology BSc Queen Mary University: Sustainable Energy Systems MScLeadership and management University of Edinburgh: Carbon Finance/Management MSc University of Exeter: Renewable Energy BScA range of Foundation Degree courses
  24. 24. Local HE provisionUniversity of Manchester Environment and Sustainable Technology MScMan Met University PG awards in Environmental Management and BusinessUniversity of Bolton Renewable Energy Systems and Technologies MScLancaster University Environmental Change and Sustainable Development BSc
  25. 25. Local FE provisionNational Skills Academy for Environmental Technology – a regional ‘hub’ and ‘spokes’Many preparing to launch for 2011/12Focused on installation of renewable technologiesUpskilling current workforce and feeding into apprenticeshipsSeeking accreditation from Green Deal and Microgeneration Certification Scheme
  26. 26. Piecing the lowcarbon economy together
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