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Welcome to the Official Website of the Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has earned the reputation as a renowned and authoritative certificate due to the collaboration between GMC providers, major universities, renowned authorities, governments, the United Nations and leading industry experts. It is awarded to individuals as evidence of up to date and quality skills, knowledge, experience and career progression in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors.

  • The GMC has been awarded globally since 1975.
  • Around 5000 professionals worldwide pass the GMC Exam every year.
  • The Galileo Master Certificate, established by the esteemed Renewable Energy Institute and Centro Studi Galileo, stands as a testament to 48+ years of unwavering commitment to excellence. Through extensive collaborations with renowned universities worldwide, distinguished lecturers, and industry experts, the GMC has emerged as the pinnacle of global recognition for training in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency. It represents a trajectory of learning and accomplishment that spans continents, distinguishing individuals in these crucial sectors.
  • The GMC is recognised as a gateway to working in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries.
  • The GMC is regarded by employers as important evidence of personal skills and knowledge relevant to these industries.
  • The GMC has been awarded to professionals, government officials and students worldwide. Past participants who have been awarded the GMC include representatives from Siemens, Energy Saving Trust, British Gas, Nokia, Nestlé, Coca Cola, Solar Power Scotland, British Army, United Nations Development Programme, NATO and Ministry of Defence.
  • Additionally, your GMCs can be counted towards Consultant Expert Certificates and the full Master in Renewable Energy Award. 
Renewable Energy Institute - Galileo Master Certificate Students

How can I achieve the Galileo Master Certificate?

The Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) is awarded to successful participants of short professional training courses on a wide range of topics related to the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors.

The On-demand, Live Virtual Classroom and In-person training courses provide in-depth theoretical knowledge covering a diverse range of topics within these industries. Including design, repair, installation and maintenance as well as marketing, management, finance and policy.

All GMC training courses can be studied online from any location in the world, providing the opportunity to progress your career from the comfort of your own home. With 24/7 access to all the course materials, including the tutorial videos taken from the live classroom courses, you can study whenever it suits you best.

Renewable Energy Institute - Galileo Master Certificate

The highest accolade available with the Galileo Master Certificate is the Accredited Master in Renewable Energy Award. This is being studied by a range of participants from major international organisations including the United Nations (UNDP). The Accredited Master in Renewable Energy Award is made up of 12 – 15 Galileo Master Certificate courses. You can find out more about the award, and available funding options on our partner organisation, the Renewable Energy Institute’s website here.

“The course increased my detailed knowledge of technical aspects of PV. It will be useful to provide insights to colleagues developing PV systems in the company.”
Heineken – Diego Mora
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