NOCN_Cskills Awards Unit in Assessing Dwellings for Retrofit Level 5
In a nutshell
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of the assessment of dwellings for retrofit which will include the energy survey and assessment process, methods for assessing energy efficiency and the factors that affect energy performance. Learners will understand the role of a Retrofit Assessor.
A Personal Learning Account is a new initiative from the Welsh Government. It is a free and flexible way to learn. The initiative will offer people the chance to access free, part-time courses that offer flexible and convenient learning around their existing lifestyle.
This course is for...
... anyone aged 19+, living in Wales, in employment, looking to take the next step to a great career
... those individuals who are involved in the domestic building sector, particularly those who are already involved or are looking to become involved in decarbonisation/energy efficiency projects
... those working in the construction industry and specialising in retrofit
The main topics covered by this Unit are:
- Understanding the principles of assessing the energy performance of dwellings
- Understanding the methods of assessing the energy efficiency of dwellings
- Understanding the additional information to be included in an assessment of a dwelling for retrofit
Assessment of this Unit will be through the completion of a mandatory end of qualification knowledge test.
You will be assessed based upon your current knowledge, any questions and professional discussions can be done in your own time.
To undertake this course, you will need to have prior knowledge and experience of the chosen skill/pathway.
Candidates must have basic level of literacy, be in employment and have access to an observable working situation. Basic IT skills may be required but aren't essential.
All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.