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.


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 


Online learning We recommend a minimum of 20 hours to complete the e-Learning course materials and prepare for the exam however each learner is different, and e-learning offers the flexibility to study at your own pace. EAS will provide 4 x 1-hour online support sessions over the period of this home study


Assessment for this qualification will also take place online.

*** Learners must attend an exam session observed by an NEA registered examiner. ***

All participants will be prepared for the C&G Energy Awareness 6281-01 award examination, details of how this will run online will be provided once a candidate has been registered with the e-Learning system.



Training Cost (Online learning)

EAS Member: £180.00 + VAT* | Non-Member: £220 + VAT

Exam and Certification (Online learning)

EAS Member: £210.00 + VAT | Non-Member: £300.00 + VAT

City & Guilds certificate (per person)        £44 + VAT


Please contact Christine McArthur for further details