City & Guilds Energy Awareness (6281-01)

This course is aimed at those providing energy advice to clients and wishing to have a greater understanding of domestic energy efficiency.

Modules

Heating and Preventing Heat Loss:

  • Use of heating and hot water systems
  • Effective use of heating controls
  • Heat loss from buildings
  • Methods of home insulation
  • Renewable energy in the home

Lifestyle and Housekeeping:

  • Fuel poverty and health
  • The causes and control of condensation and dampness
  • The need for adequate ventilation
  • "No cost" energy saving measures
  • Health risks from the lack of affordable warmth

Finance and Budgeting:

  • Understanding tariffs, meters and budgeting for fuel
  • Comparative costs and system efficiencies
  • Costs of running household appliances
  • Payment methods for fuel
  • Services from fuel suppliers and consumer bodies
  • Grants and financial help available for energy efficiency improvements and fuel payments 

Duration

The Course consists of three days training and up to 12 hours of home study.

Assessment

Assessment is by a one day examination following the course. The examination consists of four parts: two written papers, a practical test and a simulation exercise.

Qualification

Successful completion of the examination awards the City and Guilds Energy Awareness 6281-01 qualification. The 6281 qualification meets the knowledge requirements of specific units of NVQs, Provide Energy Efficiency Services (Level 3) and Unit 3 of the Home Energy Advice Award (Level 3).

Where

EAS can deliver courses in-house or at a central location.

Course size

Course size is between six and eight candidates.

Cost

Training Cost

EAS Member: £400.00 + VAT*

Non-Member: £540.00 + VAT

Exam and Certification

Non-Profit Organisation: £234.00 + VAT

Profit-Making Organisation: £354.00 + VAT

Reservation

For course dates please refer to Events .

For further information and to reserve places on a course, contact Rose Ann Porteous by email or on 0141 226 3064

*Note to Members: EAS membership entitles you to two discounted course places per membership year. (Does not apply to individual membership)