Retrofit awareness for older and traditional buildings

Course Length 2 days
Study Type Part time
Course Cost Fully funded by ZCH or £295 (Adult) Financial support 19+
Course Code 77774-01
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Course overview

Course dates: Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th July 2022

Fully funded places available for tradespeople operating in the Harrogate District, please apply to Zero Carbon Harrogate to receive a funding code

  • 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

  • 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)
  • Assesment 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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