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Training Opportunities and Resources

This page presents the details of national and international training opportunities or education resources focussed on some element of bioenergy.  Contact us at if you would like to promote some bioenergy focussed training.





National Training DETAILS

The number of training opportunities focussed on bioenergy are currently limited.  Those that do exist are presented below and they will be updated from time to time.


Fundamentals of Commercial Biogas Production and Use - Online Biogas Course via Sunraysia Tafe.  More details in this Course Flyer.

Location: onlineSunraysia TAFE

Organiser: Contact Stan Pietsch for more details at -




O'Brien Boiler Services - Boiler Training Services - O'Brien Boiler Services and Boilers for Sale.

CPD Continuing Professional Development - Bioenergy Australia is happy to provide evidence that you attended a training or webinar/presentation event.  Contact the BA Comms Officer if you have attended one the Bioenergy Australia events and wish to be provided with a  Certificate of Attendance. 
The Certificate can be used both as a record of Continuing Professional Development and to reinforce to your customers that you are actice in the secotr and knowledgeable on specific aspects of bioenergy technology and operations. More questions?  Contact


International Training DETAILS

Wood Fuel Courses - Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) - BANZ runs a wide range of wood fuel focussed workshops and technical tours.  Further details are available on their dedicated wood fuel website - See also the main BANZ website -

Biogas Training - Further details on all these biogas training opportunities can be found on the  BA Task 37 webpages (under additional resources).

  • International Biogas AD Operating and Engineering Course (based in Stuttgart, Germany) April 13-17, 2015.
  • International Biogas Study Tour (plant concepts), April 20-23, 2015.

Free Course on Biomass Energy (Online) - The U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) in partnership with the National Institute of Building Sciences offers FEMP E-Learning Courses and First Thursday Seminars on the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG). The course covers sourcing and selecting cost-effective biomass energy technologies and common implementation considerations.

Introduction to Heating with Biomass - If you are new to heating with biomass, this course is a good way to build foundational skills and knowledge.

BTEC Hydronic Based Biomass Heating Systems (For Residential and Commercial Applications) (Online Only) 

‘Investing in Bioenergy’ training short-course from the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University - Bioenergy is one of the fastest growing and most attractive emerging markets throughout Europe. But today’s researchers and scientists face a challenge to transfer their novel technologies and innovative solutions into the risk-averse commercial sector. Now, world-leading experts at Aston University’s European Bioenergy Research Institute have designed a tailor-made course designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to optimise the business case for your novel technologies and solutions.  Location - Birmingham, UK on Thursday 25th June 2015.

International Training Seminar Biomass Heating - Market development and technologies - September 2015.  This 3-day seminar will provide know-how on local market development and technologies for automatic biomass heating. The programme is fully-focused on small- to mid-scale wood pellets and wood chip projects.

Education Materials

BETO’s first ever coloring and activity book!  Designed for the next generation of budding scientists!