Certified User Training (6-8 November in Bali)
Learn how to use the Hydropower Sustainability Standard
The Certified User Training covers the Hydropower Sustainability Standard and how it can be used to improve the sustainability performance of hydropower projects. This training course is designed for professionals from all backgrounds interested in increasing their knowledge of hydropower sustainability.
The course will be delivered as a blend of lessons, activities, quizzes and homework exercises. Participants will need to complete an exam to be accredited as Certified Users of the Hydropower Sustainability Standard.
The next Certified User Training course will take place in-person on 6-8 November after the World Hydropower Congress in Bali, Indonesia.
The standard rate for the training course is £1,500 +VAT per participant. Congress participants are eligible for a 10% discount.
UK based participants: Please contact email@example.com to arrange payment.
Registration is only confirmed upon payment. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Course outline, objectives and structure
Lesson 1: Overview and value (live)
Lesson 2: HS certification documents
Activity 2.1: Minimum requirements
Lesson 3: How to interpret assessment results
Activity 3.1: Interpret assessment results
Quiz 1: Fundamentals of the Hydropower Sustainability Standard
Lesson 4: Assessment Process
Activity 4.1: Typical assessment phases and activities
Activity 4.2: Roles and responsibilities
Lesson 5: Preparing an assessment and determining significance (live)
Lesson 6: Useful information for assessments
Activity 6.1: Interview flaws
Activity 6.2: Categorising evidence
Activity 6.3: Assess a topic
Activity 6.4: Assess a project for Standard Certification
Quiz 2: Assessment process
Lesson 7: Unlocking funding opportunities
Lesson 8: Developing an action plan (live)
This course offers a dynamic and thorough look into hydropower sustainability. You will learn how to apply an internationally recognised framework to elevate hydropower development around the world.
Yes! We encourage applications from professionals with all levels of knowledge and experience.
Yes. Participants who successfully complete the exam will receive an official certificate from the International Hydropower Association and will be accredited as Certified Users of the Hydropower Sustainability Standard.
Not to worry, if you fail your first attempt at the exam, you will be able to resit the exam at a later date.
The cost of this training is £1,500 + VAT per participant. Congress participants are eligible for a 10% discount. UK based participants: please contact email@example.com to arrange payment.
Certified User training enables you to undertake unofficial assessments within your organisation. You can also prepare an organisation for an official assessment to be conducted by an independent Accredited Assessor, as well as lead on assessment follow up activities. Accredited Assessor training enables you to provide commercial services using the Hydropower Sustainability Standard, most notably conducting official assessments for external organisations. The decision on which course is right for you will often depend on the organisation you work for and your career path. If you need to discuss which course is best for you please contact our training team.