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NEA/City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Energy Awareness 6281-01 (Open Access)

Next date: Monday 03 - Tuesday 11 February 2020 9:00am
NEA Northern Ireland

National Energy Action (NEA) NI

This three-day course leading to the NEA/City & Guilds 6281-01 Level 3 Award in Energy Awareness has been running for 30+ years reaching more than 26,000 people.

This remains NEA’s most popular course for energy efficiency advisers.  Previous candidates who have successfully achieved this qualification have come from the voluntary/community sector, industry, health and housing, local council and consumer bodies


OPEN ACCESS TRAINING

Course Date:
3rd, 4th and 5th February 2020

Exam Date: Tuesday 11th February 2020

Location: Belfast

*This course can also be delivered in-house to organisations wishing to train a group of staff.

Please note that course and exam dates are provisional and may change depending on demand.  Further details and updates will be sent to those booked onto a course and final confirmations are usually send out approximately two weeks prior the course start date.

COURSE AUDIENCE
This course is designed for staff involved in providing householders with energy efficiency advice either face-to-face or by telephone.

PRE-REQUISITE
No prior knowledge of the subject is required, however, as this is a level 3 qualification, delegates will require basic literacy and numeracy skills.  The course will include written activities as well as calculating fuel bills; calculating running costs of electrical appliances and converting temperatures using simple formulas which will be provided.

COURSE AIM
The course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of energy advice and the knowledge required to deliver energy advice to householders.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Explain:
-- the efficiency and appropriate use of heating and hot water appliances and systems and the functions of the controls
-- domestic fuel cost data using the Sutherlands heat cost tables
-- how to record gas and electricity consumption and work out costs
-- payment options for gas and electricity
-- insulation methods for improving the energy efficiency of a range of building types
-- Government assistance to help householders improve the energy efficiency of their homes
-- the causes of condensation dampness, how to avoid condensation and remedial actions to combat existing condensation

DURATION
Three days training plus a one-day examination.

COURSE CONTENT
The course is delivered over three days.


For more informationm please contact:
Nichola MacDougall
Training Officer
NEA NI
Tel: 028 9023 9909
Email: [email protected].

Sector:
  • Community development
  • Education/training
Tags:
  • energy
  • energy awareness
  • fuel poverty
  • health and wellbeing
  • voluntary sector
  • community sector
  • health and housing

Date and Time

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Location

NICVA
61 Duncairn Gardens
Belfast
BT15 2GB
United Kingdom

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Contact Details

For more information, please contact:

Nichola MacDougall
Training Officer
National Energy Action NI

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Testimonials

"It was a really worthwhile qualification to obtain and the quality of teaching was brilliant.  It's going to help massively with my day to day role."

"A great foundation for engaging with our communities and tenants on energy awareness."