You'll study towards this qualification if you have no experience of working in a relevant setting and are new to energy assessing. If you have experience in a related field like property surveying or construction you might not have to do as much training.
How to become a commercial energy assessor
You can get into this job through:
- specialist courses run by private training organisations
Landmark operate the non-domestic energy assessor register on behalf of the government.
What it takes
Skills and knowledge
- knowledge of engineering science and technology
- maths knowledge
- analytical thinking skills
- to be thorough and pay attention to detail
- the ability to read English
- excellent verbal communication skills
- knowledge of building and construction
- the ability to use your initiative
- being able to use a computer terminal or hand-held device may be beneficial for this job.
What you'll do
You’ll carry out detailed inspections of properties, including:
- collecting information on their age, number of floors and building type
- measuring the number and size of rooms and windows
- identifying heating systems
- entering the information into software to produce an energy efficiency rating and EPC
You could work in a commercial building or at a private house.
Career path and progressionWith further training you could carry out low carbon assessments, or move into sustainability consultancy.
You could also move into assessor training, teaching the Certificate and Diploma.
Apprenticeships In England
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Courses In England
- Provider: North East Surrey College of Technology
- Start date: 01 August 2019
- Location: Epsom
- Provider: Bishop Burton College
- Start date: 01 September 2019
- Location: Beverley