Domestic BER Course QQI

Start Date

09/04/2024 9:00 am

Duration

April 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th (5-days plus 1-day site visit/exam) 9.00am-5.00pm

Location

Online x 5 days plus 1-day on-site

Certificate

QQI Building Energy Rating Assessment (Dwellings) level 6 Award (Component)

Cost

Subsidised Cost: €899

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to carry out Building Energy Rating (BER) assessments on dwellings in compliance with the current Occupational Standards for Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessor for Dwellings and Corresponding Requirements for Training Programmes leading to Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessment published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

Assessment:
Comprising of four assignments, a practical exam and a theory exam.
Duration:
4-days virtual live interaction (9am-5pm)
1-day Site Visit (Dublin)
1-day Teaching & Exam

Upcoming Courses: May 2024

QQI Building Energy Rating Assessment (Dwellings) level 6 Award (Component)

Requirements:

Level 6 or equivalent in a construction related topic. Qualifications to be confirmed prior to registration.

Good IT skills.

Pre-Requisite Information: https://chevrontraining.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Registration-Checklist-Criteria-for-Registration.pdf

This Rural Enterprise Skillnet programme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland, the European Union, and
network companies.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner should be able to:
1 Demonstrate an understanding of the current European and National legislative background relevant to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.
2 Describe the assessor obligations and operation of the BER administration systems.
3 Explain the current Dwelling Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP) methodology.
4 Describe the requirements set out in Part L of the Building Regulations and other relevant Building Regulations.
5 Determine and record BER-relevant details from plans and specifications of dwellings.
6 Determine and record BER-relevant details through survey of new and existing dwellings.
7 Determine the fabric and ventilation parameters for heat losses and gains.
8 Determine the lighting energy usage parameters.
9 Identify space and domestic hot water heating systems.
10 Use the current DEAP methodology and software to produce a BER certificate and advisory report for dwelling types of varying complexity.
11 Critically evaluate and communicate the details of a BER certificate and advisory report.
12 Explain how to optimise the energy performance of dwellings with consideration to relevant standards, codes and practices.
13 Identify options to achieve compliance with Part L of the Building Regulations for dwellings.

Who is this course for?

Construction professionals seeking to become BER assessors

Modules

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to carry out Building Energy Rating (BER) assessments on dwellings in compliance with the current Occupational Standards for Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessor for Dwellings and Corresponding Requirements for Training Programmes leading to Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessment published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

Award: Building Energy Rating Assessment (Dwellings) (6N0732)

Trainer Profile

Chevron Training
Accredited Renewable Energy Training Provider

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Our training programs are open to all private or commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland.

Domestic BER Course QQI

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