LCC Building Operations / Display Energy Certificates (DEC) Training
Course Duration: 2/3 Days
This is a course designed for those wishing to become Low Carbon Consultants and also those who want to gain certification as Low Carbon Energy Assessors able to produce Display Energy certificates.
Low Carbon Consultant Register
Benefits of the LCC register
Reasons for reducing carbon emissions
Energy performance of Buildings Directive
Objectives of the Energy Performance of BUilding Directive
Discussion of certain articles
Building regulations Part L
Part L key features
L2A, L2B key features, updates and requirements
Energy Performance Certification
CIBSE Guide F
Energy Saving Measures
Energy efficiency in buildings
Software Training (3rd Day)
All Low Carbon Energy Assessors (LCEAs) who wish to produce DECs must also demonstrate that they are competent in the use of an approved software tool to produce the Display Energy Certificate and Advisory Report.
CIBSE Training and Events offer training on the DEC government software ORCalc on day three.
If you are using other software, the software provider may also provide training in the use of their software. Other software providers approved by CIBSE Certification are TEAM Energy and IES
Understanding of legislative framework
Understanding of building regulations Part L
Energy performance certification
An understanding of Low & Zero carbon technologies
An understanding of the factors affecting building efficiency
Who should attend
This is a course designed for those wishing to become Low Carbon Consultants, and those who want to gain certification as Low Carbon Energy Assessors; able to produce Display Energy Certificates.
Before booking a course please pay particular attention to the information below regarding preparation and the levels of qualifications and experience required to pass the assessment. The course is intensive and requires a high level of prior knowledge.
Which training course do I need to help me prepare for assessment?
Self-assessment & preparation
To become a Low Carbon Consultant (LCC) only:
The course is intensive and requires a high level of knowledge. Whilst we do not have formal entry requirements for the LCC register we do ask candidates to self-assess beforehand. To assist you in this self-assessment CIBSE provides the documents below. Please note you do not need to fill in a pre APEL assessment.
Providing you pass the exam at the end of the course you can join the LCC Register on submission of the completed application
form to CIBSE Certification
To become an LCEA to Produce Display Energy Certificates (DECs):
If you are hoping to certify as an DEC assessor it is important that you complete an expression of interest form, available here before you complete a training course.
If you need help to identify whether or not you are likely to be admitted under the APEL route please call the CIBSE Certification team on 020 8675 5211.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can fulfil 100% of the National Occupational Standard (NOS) before they can become registered as an energy assessor. If you do not possess the appropriate skills/experience, you will not be permitted to make an APEL application.
For more details on requirements and further information about Display Energy Certificates and the process of certification please visit the CIBSE Energy Centre website.
About the exam
The examination is a multiple choice exam with 50 questions and 2 short exercises ... more about the exam here
Upcoming Training Courses
In-house training at your site
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Two day training:
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Three day training:
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Two day training:
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Non-members:£645 +vat (£774 inc vat)
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Non-members:£1125 + vat (£1350 inc vat)
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