Online Learning Introduction to Domestic Energy Efficiency

AVAILABLE SOON!

COURSE AUDIENCE

This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to domestic energy efficiency for frontline staff providing householders with energy efficiency advice.

COURSE AIM

The course aims to make delegates aware of how householders may be able to use their energy more efficiently and reduce possible waste whilst still maintaining a warm and comfortable home.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Explain:

  • cheating systems and controls
  • top tips for saving electricity
  • heat loss in the home and insulation methods
  • sources of advice and assistance


COURSE CONTENT
 

  • Explain basic space heating appliances
  • Explanation of some basic space heating and hot water controls including room thermostats, TRVs, storage heaters and programmers
  • Tips for using energy more efficiency in relation to heating, hot water, lighting and appliances
  • Examine heat loss in the home and insulation
  • Explain some of the help and assistance available, including the Warm Home Discount Scheme, Winter Fuel Payment and Cold Weather Payment, Priority Service Register and the Affordable Warmth Obligation


HOW WILL THE ONLINE LEARNING COURSE WORK?

Delegates will have access to the course for four weeks and be able to study online at a time and location that is convenient to them.

Organisation licences are also available to organisations wishing to train a large number of staff. The organisation licence includes 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.

 

SUPPORT

Tutor support will be available via telephone / video call. 

 

SUGGESTED STUDY TIME

This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete however each learner is different and e-learning offers the flexibility to study at your own pace.

 

FEES

Free places will be available soon to frontline staff / volunteers from non-commercial organisations that regularly encounter those in or at risk of fuel poverty – i.e. essentially those on a low income / in a vulnerable situation and who are struggling to manage their household bills.

Free places are limited, to register your interest please click here to complete a booking form.

 

 Fees are generally as follows:

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

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