C&G L3 Certificate in Domestic Energy Assessor

Course Length 1 year
Study Type Part time
Course Cost £995 (Adult) Financial support 19+
Course Code 77765-01
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Course overview

The course will provide learning materials and tuition covering:

  • RdSAP software
  • How to work safely and professionally as a DEA including what tools and PPE (personal protective equipment) you need
  • How to assess building structures and fabric and how this determines u-values
  • Determining the approximate age of buildings
  • How to create floor plans with dimensions
  • Understanding of heating and hot water systems
  • An introduction to renewable technologies and how they impact on EPCs
  • Discriminating between low energy and high energy lighting
  • Requirements for photographs and auditing
  • How to enter data from surveys into the accreditation body’s software
  • Case studies and the preparation of a portfolio for accreditation
  • Blended learning over 4 days, first session on campus, second and third session online and the forth session is on campus


This a Level 3 Qualification (6361-01) awarded by City & Guilds. On successful completion of the course learner’s will be awarded a Level 3 Certificate in Domestic Energy Assessment (6361-01) by City & Guilds.

Desirable additional skills:

  • Understanding of building and construction
  • Average maths skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Logical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use your initiative
More about STEM

  • Entry Requirements
  • Benefits/Skills
    • Option of : Blended learning , Face to face or completely online study.
    • Taking advantage of the high demand for assessors to form part of the PAS 2035 process
    • Opening up opportunities in a growing industry
    • Gaining access to the Retrofit Coordinator Level 5 qualification
    • Great and guaranteed earning potential
  • Who is this course for?
    Adults who are looking for an interesting and rewarding career with flexible working hours. No prior qualifications or experience is required. An interest in energy efficiency and very basic maths is desirable. As a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor, you will be helping homeowners reduce their energy costs and their carbon footprint.
  • Units/Modules

    1. Theory and Practical skills

    Learn to collect domestic property data

    2. Reports

    Learn to generate Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) for domestic dwellings.

    3. Procedure Compliance

    Learn to be proficient in and how to comply with Reduced Data Standard Assessment Procedure (RdSAP)

  • Careers/Progression
    To gain PAS 2030:2019 certification, you will need to demonstrate that you are following the PAS 2035 standard. A qualified domestic energy assessor can then become a retrofit assessor move onto qualified Retrofit Coordinator – who can deliver all elements of PAS 2035 (Retrofitting dwellings for improved energy efficiency).
  • Assessment Types
    Learner's competence will be assessed by Harrogate's assessor approved by City & Guilds. Learner’s will submit a completed portfolio for the assessment. Assessment is normally completed in one week and learners can receive a qualification certificate in the next 7 days after successful completion of portfolio.

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