U-Value Competency Training 

Elmhurst's U-Value Competency training course provides further understanding of U-Values and allows the assessor to build on current skills and knowledge.

The U-Value Competency Training provides an excellent CPD opportunity for existing On Construction and NDEA Level 4 Assessors wanting to gain a more comprehensive overview of U-Values. However this course also provides a first step towards those wanting to join Elmhurst's U-Value Competency Scheme

The Elmhurst Scheme is set up to offer additional validity/credibility of U-Value calculations produced by assessing and monitoring the competency of U-Value calculations. 

The course and voluntary scheme is developed by Elmhurst and uses the Elmhurst U-Value calculator or Design SAP software. The training day provides a further understanding of U-Values and allows the assessor to build on current skills and knowledge.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to U-Values & overview of the competency scheme
  • Science of thermal performance
  • Common constructions in new build dwellings
  • Principals of U-Values calculations
  • U-Value calculation methods
  • Guide through data entry in the Elmhurst U-Value calculator software
  • Walkthrough example U-Value calculations
  • Sample workshop calculations
  • Q & A

Cost

£295.00 (+ VAT) - Introductory Offer 

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Process to become a Competent Person under the  U-Value Competency Scheme

  • Once booked onto a course you will be sent an email with a link to the competency scheme application form which you can complete anytime.
  • Attend our One Day U-Value Course (CPD course &/or entry course to competency scheme)
  • Test cases provided during training course - 4 weeks to complete test cases with 100% pass rate requirement*
  • Subject to satisfactory completion of test cases attain certification of defined areas of competency detailed below -
    • The combined calculation method BS EN ISO 6946:2007
    • U-Value Conventions BR443: 2006
    • Floors (slab on ground & suspended) BS EN ISO 13370: 2007
    • Elements covered - Masonry & timber walls, roofs & floors

*Scheme attendees are allowed 3 attempts to complete test cases satisfactorily prior to requirement to re-attend training

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