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LCC Design / Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Training

Course Content 
Learning Outcomes
About the Exam
Who Should Attend
Self Assessment & Preparation
Upcoming Courses
Course Fees


Course Content

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 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course you should have an understanding of the following:

  • Legislative framework
  • 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

Download Booking Form

** Please note that our training programme runs from September - July. If you would like a notification of further dates please email 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 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 

Course Fees

Early Booking Discount (8 weeks prior to course start date)
Members: £550 + vat (£660 inc vat)
Non-members:£600 +vat (£720 inc vat)

Standard Booking 

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

Terms and Conditions:
To use the Website you must accept these Terms and Conditions ('the Terms') which should be read carefully. These Terms represent a binding contract between you and CIBSE. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms you should exit the Website immediately. 
CIBSE Training reserve the right to make changes to the speakers or programme. The right is also reserved in absolute discretion and without further liability to cancel any seminar when fees paid will be refunded. Acknowledged bookings are firm. Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course is subject to a charge of 25% of fees due, later cancellation is not accepted but delegate substitution is allowed at any time. We reserve the right to request payment in advance for companies which have not had previous financial transactions with CIBSE Services Ltd.