Green Deal Advisor – GDA

£1,600.00 (GBP)

The Green Deal Advisor Course is sectioned into 2 courses the Domestic Energy Assessor and Green Deal Advisor (Qualified DEAs)

Course Introduction Domestic Energy Assessor

European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD has a requirement that domestic dwellings require an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) to enable a measure of the energy efficiency of a property. Communities and local government (CLG) has introduced measures in England and Wales to implement legislations in the Housing Act 2004 that qualified domestic energy assessor, accredited to produce EPC’s for that type of building, is the only person who can produce the required EPC. DEAS’s will require an approved qualification and have a licence to practise as a DEA

Energy assessors in both the residential and commercial arena KE Training provides training. KET is affiliated with approved by City & Guilds centre. We work closely with licence and Accreditation companies to ensure that learners are ready for the market to gain employment or succeed in obtaining business.

Course StructureAssessment DetailsEntry Requirements
A course of 3 days training (weekdays or Weekends) and further study/inspection are required. The progress is totally up to the learner and we will help progress learners to achieve their goals on a fast track.

Our Course includes:

Live property assessment training
RDSAP software training
Full registration with City & Guilds
Training manuals
Free refreshments throughout the course
Technical support and help line
DEA Compulsory Top-Up/Upgrade

All learners produce a portfolio of evidence that they have acquired the required knowledge and have carried out 5 inspections to the standard. The external verifier from City & Guilds checks this before they will issue certificates.

No previous qualification or experience is required; however you must have basic computer skills as all assessors must input date into a software program in order to produce the energy performance certificate.

Course Introduction Green Deal Advisor (Qualified DEAs)

What is the Green Deal?
This is new Government initiative which is managed by the Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC), to help people save energy in their properties and save money without having to pay any upfront costs. It is a new financial framework that enables the provision of fixed improvements to the energy efficiency of households and non-domestic properties, funded by a charge on energy bills. DECC believes the Green Deal will revolutionise the energy efficiency of British properties.

Course StructureAssessment DetailsEntry Requirements

This 2 day course will provide you information on what the Green Deal is all about, how it will impact the work you do and the way the scheme operates. We will also take you through the various stages of the qualification for Green Deal Advisors and Installers. Basically, what it requires to make it work for you.

Course Structure:

What are Green Deal Plans and why they are needed
Contents of a Green Deal Plan, taking instructions and the legal framework
Pricing and costing Reports
Preparation and pre-survey information
Undertaking an occupancy assessment and using the EPC
Green Deal Plan Reports and compliance
Documentation and data management systems
Business skills in obtaining instructions
Survey strategies
Preparation of file submission and records required

The workshops will be interactive based on examples and full information packs; delegates will be able to provide services to Estate Agents, Solicitors and Property owners at a competitive reduced cost to add to their EPC business. There is some pre-course reading before the course.

There will need to be a signed declaration for voice recording or video evidence to be collected as part of the portfolio of evidence and will be held by College for City & Guilds external verification purposes.

The Green Deal course is only available to qualified or accredited Domestic and Non-Domestic energy assessors. New entrants to the industry will need to complete and qualify using our DEA/GDA combined course over 5 days.

The course requires extensive pre-course reading and preparation/assessment prior the required attendance for the training. Initial self assessment questionnaires will be sent to student who books a course. These will be marked and need to be of an acceptable standard prior to attendance on the course is accepted. The initial assessment fee is non-refundable.

The course requires a good level of English and report writing skills

Students will need to have access to e-mail and internet at their home.