NOCN_Cskills Awards Unit in Introduction to Retrofit Under PAS2035 Level 5
In a nutshell
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with the knowledge to understand the context and background to domestic retrofit under PAS2035. Learners will gain an understanding of, and be able to detail, the benefits of whole house retrofit, evaluating retrofit options, patterns of domestic energy use and the key principles of low carbon domestic retrofit.
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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:
- Understand the political and technical context of retrofit under PAS2035
- Be able to analyse and explain the pattern of domestic energy use, and how it varies between dwellings
- Be able to explain the benefits of whole house domestic retrofit
- Understand retrofit standards and processes under PAS2035
- Be able to explain the evaluation of retrofit options
- Understand the key principles of low carbon domestic retrofit
Assessment of this unit will be through the completion of a mandatory end of qualification knowledge test and professional discussion.
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.