Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency for Older and Traditional Buildings Retrofit Course (2 Day)

This course organised by SCHT will enable participants to achieve the NOCN qualification: Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings.
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Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency for Older and Traditional Buildings – Retrofit Course (2 Day)

Untitled design (5).jpg  Monday 19th  & Tuesday 20th August, 9am until 4:30pm

Untitled design (6).jpg  Volunteer Scotland, Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ

Untitled design (8).jpg  Bookings close on Monday 29th July  2024. Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Number of delegates is restricted to 16.

The NOCN Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency for Older and Traditional Buildings is an essential qualification for aspiring and qualified retrofitters, as well as construction and housing professionals.

The course includes BSI PAS 2035 and BSI PAS 2038 and will be delivered by Professor John Edwards. He is a leading expert in sustainable buildings, having worked on the development of British Standard (BS7913) for older and traditional buildings and was involved in producing BSI PAS 2030, PAS 2035 and PAS 2038. Professor Edwards is based at the Environment Study Centre | for sustainable buildings.

Cost

The cost of the course is being subsidised through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund as part of the SCHT Retrofit Project and Historic Environment Scotland. Normally the cost is £690 including course fee, NOCN Level 3 Award Qualification examination fees and the purchase of John Edwards e-book, ‘Retrofit of Traditional Buildings’.

The subsidised course fee is £300 which includes:

  • Course fee
  • Exam fee
  • E-book

Invoice for the course fee will be sent upon registration, places on the course are confirmed on payment of invoice.

Please see the Terms & Conditions for our course cancellation policy.

Register for the course

Course Content

The Level 3 Award comprises the following NOCN Level 3 Award units:

  • NOCN unit code H6MM 69 Older and Traditional Buildings: Assessing Options for the Introduction of Energy Efficiency Measures
  • NOCN code H6MK 69 Older and Traditional Buildings: Age, Nature and Characteristics
  • NOCN code H6MN 69 Older and Traditional Buildings: Making Recommendations and Giving Advice on the Introduction of Energy Efficiency Measures.

The e-book which accompanies the course also contains additional information.

Equipment

Participants will require a laptop to access the e-book.

The NOCN exam is online and will require access to a PC or laptop with internet capabilities. Examinations are separate from the course, being taken via the NOCN test and invigilation platform.

Photographic ID must be provided by participants for the course and subsequent examinations.

Knowledge and Experience of Delegates

Delegates require knowledge of the construction and property industry and SCHT may ask for evidence of experience and practice. Delegates may not be accepted on the course if they have insufficient experience. If you are unsure of your suitability, please contact SCHT for advice via email callum@scht.org.uk.

Course Preparation

In advance of the course, delegates should read through the e-book provided and complete any webinars. It is essential that all preliminary coursework is completed and failure to undertake this may result in a delegate being rejected from attendance on the course. In this case the course fee is forfeited.

NOCN Qualification

On successful completion of the course and the associated exam, participants shall attain the NOCN Level 3 Award for Energy Efficiency for Older & Traditional Buildings (QCF). This qualification demonstrates that individuals have achieved an independently recognised level of knowledge. Certain professionals working within roles involving retrofit will be required to hold the NOCN Level 3 Award for Energy Efficiency for Older & Traditional Buildings (QCF) qualification.

The examination fee is set by NOCN and is non-refundable.

Course is limited to 16 attendees, places will be offered on a first come first served basis. Invoice for the course fees will be sent upon registration, course places are confirmed on payment of invoice.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will only be made if a cancellation is made in writing (by email) 3 weeks prior to the course start date. Delegates are responsible for ensuring that your request has been successfully delivered to Stirling City Heritage Trust.

The exam fee is non-refundable as this has been paid to a 3rd party.

Failure to Attend

As this course has been heavily subsidised, if a delegate fails to attend, they will be liable for the full fee of £690. An invoice for £390.00 will be issued to delegates who fail to attend the course.

UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

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