(FCR) Retrofit Awareness – January

Course Length 2 days
Study Type Part time
Course Cost £295 (Adult) Financial support 19+
Start Date 01/02/2025
Course Code 78608-01
Wood supports for the internals of a house

Course overview

  • Identifying building structures and construction methods
  • The relevance of Retrofit is to carbon reduction and reducing bills over time
  • The whole house approach
  • Airtightness of buildings
  • Thermal bridging and thermal bypass
  • Types of insulation materials
  • Selection of measures for retrofit
  • Sustainability considerations


Zero Carbon Harrogate are offering funded places to businesses in the Harrogate district. There is also a discounted course fee available to members of CITB.

  • Entry Requirements
    There are no candidate prerequisites however, a basic knowledge of retrofit and building terminology and techniques would be beneficial.
  • Who is this course for?
    Construction workers, DIY enthusiasts, site managers at small firms, anyone considering having retrofitting carried out on their homes.
  • Careers/Progression
    • Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA)
    • Retrofit Assessor (PAS2035) on successful completion of DEA
    • Retrofit Coordinator on successful completion of Retrofit Assessor (PAS2035)
  • Assessment Types

    For the successful completion of training, candidates must complete an end of course knowledge test that measures the learning outcomes and has a pass or fail criteria.

    This will be recognised by the issue of a Harrogate College Retrofit Awareness Attendance Certificate if participants request one.

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