E-Learning Fuel Poverty & Ill Health

COURSE AUDIENCE

This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about fuel poverty, its causes and links with physical and mental wellbeing. 

 

COURSE AIM

The course looks at the causes and impacts of fuel poverty with a focus on the health impacts. It aims to help delegates identify those likely to be at risk from fuel poverty and signpost to assistance.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Explain:

  • causes fuel poverty
  • health impacts of fuel poverty
  • causes of and remedies for condensation dampness
  • heat loss in the home
  • grants and other forms of assistance

 


COURSE CONTENT
 

  • The Low Income High Costs Indicator and the causes of fuel poverty
  • How to identify those at risk of fuel poverty using risk factors and triggers
  • The health impacts of fuel poverty and damp homes
  • Heat loss within the home
  • The causes of condensation dampness/ mould and remedial actions that can be taken
  • Assistance and sources of advice available to those struggling to heat their home adequately – including the Affordable Warmth Obligation of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and the fuel suppliers’ hardship funds for those struggling to pay their energy costs 

 


HOW WILL THE E-LEARNING COURSE WORK?

This resource is available on a licence basis and we currently offer two types of licences:

Individual licence

Allows an individual access to the standard course for two weeks.

Organisation licence

Allows access to the course for 12 months for an unlimited number of people allowing the organisation to offer the course to all staff.

Organisation licences include an additional slide which can be tailored to include information specifically relevant to their organisation such as their logo and information about what assistance and schemes they are able to offer locally. This slide is included within the licence fee however additional slides can be added for a fee is required.

 

OPTIONAL TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE

We recommend a train the trainer session to accompany the course, the session will help explain the varying subjects that are covered in the e learning course. You can nominate up to 10 people to become ‘champions’ of the course throughout your organisation who could take any queries and questions from your users.

 

FEES

Individual Licences (per person)

  NEA MEMBERS NON NEA MEMBERS
Not for profit organisations / charities £65 £75
Commercial / profit making organisations £80 £90
All costs are exclusive of VAT

 

Organisation Licences (per organisation)

  NEA MEMBERS NON NEA MEMBERS
Not for profit organisations / charities £2,300 £2,760
Commercial / profit making organisations £2,760 £3,220
All costs are exclusive of VAT

 

Optional in-house train the trainer course (for up to 10 delegates)

  NEA MEMBERS NON NEA MEMBERS
Not for profit organisations / charities £1,460 £1,755
Fees are exclusive of VAT and tutor travel / subsistence

 

Additional slides / tailoring– price based on quotation

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS
Contact Lynsey Thompson, Training Co-ordinator, National Energy Action
Tel: 0191 269 2931, E-mail: lynsey.thompson@nea.org.uk