Suitable for: New entrants with no previous NDEA experience
If you have relevant industry experience you may qualify for our fast track APEL Route to qualification.
Train with the Energy Assessment Professionals
Elmhurst’s City and Guilds qualification course provides a fantastic opportunity for those completely new to and familiar with the world of energy assessment, to become fully qualified Non-Domestic Energy Assessors (NDEAs).
Our training courses are delivered by industry experts with real practical experience! They know the job inside and out, and deliver the course at a pace to suit all individuals.
Did you say new entrants?
Yes that’s right! This course is open to everyone; no previous qualifications or experience is required.
This course provides an ideal platform for individuals seeking a brand new career in energy assessment, and also allows individuals to supplement their existing work with an additional vocation.
About Non-Domestic Energy Assessment
Commercial Buildings in the UK require Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) before being sold or let and when constructed. Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
As a qualified Non-Domestic Energy Assessor (NDEA) you will have the skills and knowledge to undertake energy calculations, using approved Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM) or Dynamic Simulation Modelling (DSM) software on commercial buildings to produce an Energy Performance Certificates (EPC).
The levels associated with the non-domestic qualification typically represent a commercial buildings complexity.
The level 3 qualification allows assessors to complete EPCs on all existing commercial buildings with common characteristics and simple conditioning systems.
The level 4 qualification allows assessors to produce EPCs on existing commercial buildings without frequently occurring characteristics and complex conditioning systems. Level 4 NDEAs can also produce new build commercial EPCs.
As part of the Non Domestic Energy Assessor Level 4 qualification, candidates are required to complete a portfolio of evidence that meets all the requirements under the National Occupancy Standard (NOS). The qualification is a Level 4 Diploma equivalent to A-Level standards.
City & Guilds estimate that the NDEA Level 4 qualification requires Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 430 hours. We estimate that the portfolio can take between 4 to 12 weeks to complete depending on the time available to you.
We provide free guidance and support throughout the process from our qualified assessors to ensure you get the portfolio completed as soon as possible
Please see below for a list of the topics covered over the five days.
- Professional Skills required to be a NDEA including: Legislation, Health & Safety, Policies and Procedures, Contracts and Risk Assessments
- Methods of Construction for Buildings
- Building Services Systems
- Data Entry into the SBEM Software
- Advisory Report and Recommendations
- Developing a sound understanding of the Building Regulations and knowledge of thermal insulation products
- Detailed calculation of U-values
- Developing a more comprehensive understanding of Building Services
- Producing a calculation from plans and a specification, then processing the data in the SBEM software
Upon successful completion of the NDEA Level 3 and 4 training and your portfolio, individuals are classed as qualified. Once qualified you are eligible to join Elmhurst’s government approved accreditation scheme free of charge.
Unlike other independent training providers, members who go on to join Elmhurst’s NDEA accreditation scheme are fully supported long after the course is finished- we won’t leave you feeling high and dry.
Only individuals who are registered with an accreditation scheme are able to produce legally valid EPCs.
To find out more about NDEA accreditation with Elmhurst, click here.
£1995.00 (plus VAT) + £364.14 C&G Registration Fee (VAT exempt) =
£2359.14 (excl VAT)
£2758.14 (Inc VAT)
To apply for this course, or to find out more, follow the links below.
Group Bookings: If you would like to adapt a training course to your specific business needs, our training team can create bespoke courses to meet your desired learning outcomes. Group bookings can also be arranged at a discounted rate and delivered at your offices. For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org