Green Skills 2021 - SSE Wind Turbines session

SSE

Available Between
2
Jun
2021
2
Jun
2021

As a COP26 sponsor we are delighted to invite you to this STEM session covering Wind Turbines

Session Aims and Objectives

In this workshop, you will gain knowledge of the various sources of renewable energy used and why investment in renewable energy is important. You will delve deeper into the topic of wind generation, understanding the mechanics and environmental factors of a wind turbine. You will then use this knowledge in a scenario-based learning exercise where you will be asked to use your knowledge of wind generation to convince a local town to vote in favour of a new wind farm.

Learning Outcomes

1. To understand how and why the UK is moving towards renewable energy sources and the different methods of renewable generation.

2. To understand the mechanics of how a wind turbine generates electricity and in what environments wind turbines work most effectively.

3. To appreciate the benefits of wind generation.

4. To develop an argument in favour of wind farm development

Session will run from 10am until 12.30.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Career Development Workshop
Decision Making
Understanding more about the sector
Corporate relations
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Team work
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Interested in learning industry basics
Able to learn quickly
Inquisitive
Capable with numbers
Creative
Willing to learn
Professional
Keen to try new things
Interested in analysing information
Interested in problem solving
Enthusiastic

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
1
Tell me about a time you achieved something you didn’t think you could.

2
What do you already know about our organisation?

3
Why do you think wind will (or won`t) play a part in the future of energy generation?