top of page
Pike Education.png

Introduction To Batteries and Battery Energy Storage Systems

This training programme is now availiable 

image (5).png



Building important awareness of the fundamental and vitally relevant science of batteries as well as, the design and operation of energy storage systems - this course is the perfect complement to our other microgeneration courses.


The purpose of this programme is to Introduce the concept of electricity, energy storage and batteries. Reviews the process of battery manufacturing and the structure of a basic battery storage system. An overview of the theory of installing and battery storage systems. Including a review of battery storage systems, efficiency and managing battery storage systems for domestic and commercial renewable systems . Explores the different types of batteries and their characteristics, safety aspects, maintenance requirements and life expectancy.

This has been developed to support the race to NetZero and as an important step in an organisation or individuals sustainability journey.


This programme is designed to be delivered as a stand-alone programme (e.g. For adults via AEB funding), or to run along-side other programmes of learning as part of a study programme. It is ideal to combine with out ther programmes to create a espoke 'Green Skills / Renewables' programme. 

  • A single unit of 20 GLH - available on-line

  • Suitable for all learners 

  • Assessment is by an on-line multiple-choice quiz

Learners who complete the programme are awarded a digital credential from City & Guilds, which states: This individual understands the basic principles, design and usage of batteries and energy storage

This is an  online course and is made up of the following sections: 

Introduction: Electricity, energy storage and batteries

Section 1: Battery manufacture

Section 2: Structure of a basic battery storage system

Section 3: Installing battery storage systems

Section 4: Battery energy storage system sizing

Section 5: Battery storage systems & efficiency

Section 6: Managing battery storage systems

Section 7: Final assessment: theoretical & technical aspects


Final assessment - is made up of a mutiple choice test with a pass rate of 60%


Please get in contact for further details, we have different models to meet your organisations needs!

All of our courses are eligible for funding via the EFSA, AEB or can be co-funded with our FE partners.

bottom of page