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CET - Energia e Biocombustíveis

Ano Letivo: 2014/15
The Technological Specialization Course in Energy and Biofuels is the only course of its kind in the area of Bioenergy in Portugal.


Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies.



The CET in Energy and Biofuels aims to prepare specialists able to operate industrial plants producing biofuels or industrial installations using different forms of bioenergy.

Specialist in Energy and Biofuels should acquire skills in various areas of bioenergy, such as production or use of biodiesel, bioethanol, biogas and biomass, and should be aware of the development of alternative forms of bioenergy and its use, such as the biohydrogen, the "greendiesel",  Fisher-Tropschbiofuels, and conversion into thermal, mechanical and electrical energy, particularly in the cogeneration system.


Administrative Support Staff

Hirondina Alves Sao Pedro

Hirondina Alves Sao Pedro

Gabinete: F207
t.: 249328150
ext.: 5202
endereço de e-mail

Condições de Acesso

Can apply to the Energy and Biofuels course:

- Holders of a course of secondary education or equivalent;

- Those who have passed in all course units of the 10th and 11th grades and those enrolled in the 12th grade of a secondary course or qualification recognized equivalent but have not completed;

- Holders of a qualification of level 3;

- Holders of a technological specialization diploma or a degree or diploma of higher education wishing their retraining;

- Individuals aged older than 23 years old, which, based on experience, their abilities and skills are recognized to qualify them for entry in the course.


Professional Goals

The Technical Specialist in Energy and Biofuels is a professional who, independently or within a team, participates in the design and operation of biofuels production facilities or industries to use of biofuels, collaborates on technical support for the specification, installation, operation, maintenance, repair and adequacy of process equipment, and participates in the procedures of specification and quality control of raw materials and products.

Possible career opportunities stand out companies dedicated to the production of liquid biofuels such as biodiesel or bioethanol, or industrial units that value by-products for the production of biogas or obtaining energy directly from biomass.

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The course has provided internship opportunities in companies of various sectors of bioenergy, such as Abrantaqua, Caima, Iberol, Ferreira Gomes & Filhos, Prio Biocombustíveis, Resiestrela, Sociedade de Destilação da Longra, Sociedade Lusitana de Destilação and Torrejana, among others.

Ano Letivo: 2014/15