Training in renewable energy: profiles of the labor market
The labor market is constantly changing and adapts to current trends. Renewable energies and all matters related to climate change are on the rise and having a good training based on them can open many doors for you.
In Spain, the use of renewable energies and the daylight hours of our country are being promoted, as well as the geographical conditions are the key to opening the doors of this ambitious project based on sustainability. In 2018 there were, worldwide, 10 million jobs related to the renewable sector. In Spain, the first option we have is the LOE title of senior technician in Renewable Energies . With this title you can aspire to be a facility designer, facility maintenance manager, maintenance technician and assembly technician.
There are degrees and masters in renewable energy, as well as engineering. University degrees oriented to the design and calculation of photovoltaic, wind, hydraulic or thermal installations are dealt with. Energy or Environmental Engineering are qualifications in force in Spain, also mechanical and electrical engineering would be framed in this sector. Also the management of solar energy companies would be in this section.
Vocational training offers a wide range of jobs related to renewable energy. Here the technicians who are dedicated to the assembly and maintenance of the different facilities stand out. This area has great outlet in the world of work and, today, a lot of staff is needed to cover the demand.
There are wind energy, solar thermal and photovoltaic solar energy conics. The latter is the main source of renewable energy and, therefore, where more job offers are coming out.
As for the main companies working in renewable energy, Iberdrola stands out in Spain. Adelante Energía has been one of the main partners of the multinational in Andalusia and Extremadura for ten years.