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ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (Classroom)

Course length 4 Days
Suitable for New entrants with no previous energy assessment experience
Qualifications ABBE Level 3 Domestic On-Construction Energy Assessment

Elmhurst’s 4 day On Construction Domestic Energy Assessors (OCDEA) qualification course is perfect for those looking for an interactive classroom experience.  

Our On Construction course is one of the more advanced areas of energy assessment, where you will learn how to produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for new build homes. The government’s commitment to build 300,000 new homes per year by the mid-2020s, makes this a particularly exciting area to work in. As an OCDEA you will have a direct impact on the energy performance of new homes through your energy calculations, and your work will contribute towards the UK’s drive towards net zero.

A great route into the industry

This 4-day course provides a great route into the world of new build energy assessment, whether you’re an architect, builder, or someone who is interested in a new career in energy assessment. During the course you will learn how to use SAP software to assess the energy efficiency of new build homes, and, if necessary, select appropriate building services, green technologies and fabric alterations to ensure a building will meet compliance.

Our professional and friendly training is delivered at a pace to suit all individuals and ensures those who attend leave feeling confident about putting what they’ve learned into practice.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded with an ABBE Certification for On Construction Domestic Energy Assessment. Following this you will be able to join Elmhurst’s OCDEA Accreditation scheme, and produce legally valid EPCs.

Course Breakdown

This four day course covers the skills required and SAP methodology to enable you to become an On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor. Following the course, you are required to complete a portfolio of work including centre devised test cases to meet the requirements of the ABBE OCDEA qualification.

  • Introduction to Energy Rating and SAP
  • The ABBE Qualification
  • Portfolio Build and Examination Arrangements
  • Professional Skills Feedback
  • Domestic Construction Skills Feedback
  • Introduction to Building Regulations
  • Part L – Conservation of Fuel and Power
  • Measurement Requirements of SAP
  • Measurement Exercise
  • Domestic Heating and Hot Water Systems
  • Low and Zero Carbon Technologies in SAP
  • Introduction to Energy Rating, Building Regulations and SAP
  • An introduction to Design SAP 10
  • Data entry into Elmhurst’s Design SAP 10 software
  • U-value Calculator Use and Reporting
  • Building Control Outputs and EPC production
  • The future of Part L and SAP
  • The Competency Assessment Process
  • A look at Quality Assurance Auditing
  • Practical  Workshops using Design SAP 10
  • Q&A session

 

 

July 2024

Date Duration Delivery Location Places left
15 Jul 2024 09:30 4 Days Classroom Lutterworth 6
Course Cost: £1,910.00 + VAT
  • ABBE Reg Fee (OCDEA): £224.20 + VAT
Total: £2,134.20 + VAT

September 2024

Date Duration Delivery Location Places left
16 Sep 2024 09:30 4 Days Classroom Lutterworth 7
Course Cost: £1,910.00 + VAT
  • ABBE Reg Fee (OCDEA): £224.20 + VAT
Total: £2,134.20 + VAT

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