The course will cover the following:
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Calculating Carbon Performance
Part L - L2A & L2B
High Efficiency Systems
Energy Performance Certification
Energy Assessor Responsibilities
Energy Efficiency in Buildings
On completion of the course you should have an understanding of the following:
Building regulations Part L
Energy performance certification
Low & Zero carbon technologies
Factors affecting building efficiency
About the exam
The examination is a multiple choice exam with 50 questions and 2 short exercises ... more about the exam here
Who should take this course
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 Energy Performance 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 training. The course is intensive and requires a high level of prior knowledge. Providing you pass the exam at the end of the course you can join the LCC register.
Software Training - all Low Carbon Energy Assessors (LCEAs) who wish to produce EPCs must also demonstrate that they are competent in the use of an approved software tool to calculate the asset rating and produce the energy performance certificate and recommendations report for buildings...full details here
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
To become an LCEA to Produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs):
If you are hoping to certify as an EPC assessor it is important that you complete an expression of interest form, available here before you complete a training course.
Course dates and venues
** Please note that our training programme runs from September - July. If you would like a notification of further dates please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest.
If you have already booked a training course and would like to amend or cancel your booking please contact the CIBSE training team via email on email@example.com to avoid any cancellation fees.
In-house training at your site
Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email;
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address
Early Booking Discount (8 weeks prior to course start date)
Members: £550 + vat (£660 inc vat)
Non-members:£600 +vat (£720 inc vat)
Members: £580 + vat (£696 inc vat)
Non-members:£645 +vat (£774 inc vat)
About Energy Performance Certificates
For more information about Energy Performance Certificates and the process of certification please visit the CIBSE Energy Centre website
Please contact the training team before making any travel or accommodation arrangements - particularly if you are travelling from outside the UK mainland, as CIBSE will not be liable for any cost incurred.