On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training – 5 Days (England)

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On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training – 5 Days (England)

Every newly built domestic dwelling in the UK requires an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) before being sold or let. As an On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA), you will have the skills and knowledge to complete energy calculations using Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) software to produce a new build EPC.

Our five-day OCDEA training course for new entrants leads to an ABBE (Awarding Body for the Built Environment) qualification and includes:-

  • Introduction to energy assessment, legislation and background
  • The ABBE Award, timescales and assessment requirements
  • Review of Distance Learning tasks
  • Background to planning and building control legislation
  • Detailed requirements of Part L1A (new dwellings)
  • Part L1B (existing dwellings) – extensions and material change of use
  • Thermodynamics & U-Values
  • Domestic heating & hot water systems
  • Renewable technologies & measurement conventions
  • Elmhurst Design Software – configuration and use
  • SAP Data input requirements & Building Control compliance outputs
  • EPC production & practical software workshop
  • Case Studies – with trainer support
  • U-value calculator exercise & first EPC assessment
  • Review of assessment requirements & portfolio build.
  • Supervised completion of the five SAP test cases required as part of the portfolio
  • Last minute questions

Cost includes:

  • five days training
  • Work at home study pack
  • Access to Elmhurst’s Design SAP software during training
  • Technical support helpline during training

Cost:  £1,860 + VAT this price includes the ABBE registration fee

Duration: 5 Days

On Construction Energy Training in  Scotland,  Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

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