Biogas #ONLINE

The IBBK Biogas Online Course

Learn at your own pace - from the comfort of your home!

Watch the intro video below for all the details.

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This online training is based on our 20 years of practical experience and from digging through thousands and thousands of pages of literature (so you don’t have to).

2,5h Video Content

24 videos – hosted on our own brand new E-Learning platform. A very simple and user friendly designed web-interface with only one goal – no distraction!

6 Modules, 16 Lectures

You’ll get 16 lectures separated into 6 main modules:

  1. Introduction to anaerobic digestion and biogas (26:14)
  2. Substrate preparation (16:14)
  3. Fermentation, reactor components and digestion types (27:07)
  4. Storage and utilisation of biogas (17:03)
  5. Digestate treatment and use (11:45)
  6. Biogas plant design (40:03)

5 Quizzes

At the end of each module you will be asked to complete a simple, quick quiz to show your progress.

This will help you solidify the concepts that are presented in the biogas online training – so you too can become a biogas expert quickly.

Please note that you have to complete all quizzes successfully to achieve 100% completion & receive your certificate!

Free preview of the IBBK Biogas Online Course

Module 2: Technological process overview

Meet your Instructor: Michael Köttner

Some facts about Michael Köttner

  • 30 years of experience in the biogas industry
  • Founder of the German Biogas Association
  • Expert biogas trainer and educator
  • CEO of IBBK since 2001
  • Trained Farmer

Biogas Online Course - Here's What You Get

When you decide to make the investment in your biogas knowledge, here’s what you get in IBBK’s Biogas Online Course:

✔ 2.5 h of distilled, easy-to-understand information about the entire biogas process, from the substrates through the entire biological process to gas utilisation and digestate treatment

✔ 6 modules, divided into 16 lectures

✔ 16 Downloadable fact sheets (one for each lecture) – so you can have an easy, simple way to remember the concepts in seconds

✔ 5 quizzes to test your learning after each module (don’t worry, you can repeat the quiz as often as you need to)

✔ Additional, downloadable materials, handbooks, “cheat-sheets”

✔ Certificate of completion

✔ Discount on a future enrollment into a live biogas training

Biogas Online Course FAQ:

Frequently asked questions about IBBK’s Biogas Online Course

The full price for the online course is 199 € +VAT.

Previously we've been using Udemy for our online course but we recently switched to our own self-build online training platform (course.ibbk-biogas.com).

Yes, your payment is 100% secured by our safe payment processing technology. We are using SSL encryption across all our websites. Accepted methods of payment are Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, American express, Discovery) as well as PayPal.

Yes, all subscribers of the IBBK-newsletter will get a 20 € discount.

Please go to IBBK's homepage under www.ibbk-biogas.com (click the link) to opt into IBBK's newsletter and get the 20 € discount code + a free digital copy of the conference proceedings we previously sold for 50 €.

The discount code will be sent to you via email immediately and you can enter it during checkout for the Biogas Online Course.

If you attended one of IBBK's #HANDS ON live trainings, you are eligible for a 50% discount on this online course. To claim this discount please get in touch with us via email under contact@ibbk-biogas.com

How does lifetime access sound to you? Because that’s how long you will be able to access this online course. Your account will never expire and you will always be able to watch it again – be that tomorrow or in 7 years.

The idea of this course is to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule.

The total length of the videos is 2 hours and 22 minutes. There is additional literature available as well. 

IBBK's Biogas Online Course includes 6 modules that are divided into 16 lectures.

Here's the overview over the modules with their individual lectures:

 

Introduction to anaerobic digestion and biogas

  • Introduction to the course
  • Terminology and Formation
  • Potential & Challenges
  • Influencing parameters
  • Module overview and quiz
  • Additional materials

Substrate preparation

  • Technological process overview
  • Components of the substrate
  • Pretreatment and feeding of the substrate
  • Module overview, quiz
  • Additional materials

Fermentation, reactor components and digestion types

  • Process parameters
  • Components
  • Digestion types
  • Module overview and quiz
  • Additional materials

Storage and utilisation of biogas

  • Gas storage, cleaning and utilisation
  • Combined heat and power unit
  • Module overview and quiz
  • Additional materials

Digestate treatment and use

  • Digestate properties
  • Storage, treatment and utilisation
  • Safety measures and risk assessment
  • Module overview, quiz
  • Additional materials

Biogas plant design

  • Plant decision criteria
  • Feasibility study

Once you've enrolled in IBBK's Biogas Online Course, you will receive an email sent to the email address you used for your order.

This will include your personal login information that you can use to access this biogas training in your browser.

Yes, you will receive a certificate once you've completed your biogas online course.

This means that you will have to finish all video modules and complete all 5 quizzes.

Your certificate includes your name and a signature of Michael Köttner, your course instructor and CEO of IBBK.

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