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Low Carbon Consultant (LCC) Design / Scotland Section 6 Building Regulations

CIBSE Scotland Energy Assessor Scheme to produce non-domestic EPCs for both new & existing buildings (Online Exam) 

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Following the implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive re-cast in Scotland, CIBSE Certification is now offering application via the APEL route as a replacement for the Protocol agreement with The Building Standards Division of the Scottish Government (BSDSG).

There is now a mandatory requirement to lodge certificates centrally for non-domestic EPCs in Scotland, if you are already a certified energy assessor or looking to become a fully qualified CIBSE Scotland Energy Assessor please note the following changes to this scheme below.

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

To become an LCEA to Produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

If you are hoping to accredit as an EPC assessor it is important that you complete an expression of interest form, available here before you complete a training course.

Online Exam

Delegates will not be excluded if they haven’t undergone training with CIBSE, although are expected to have either taken training with another provider or have a sufficient knowledge in order to sit the exam.  

The LCC Design / Scotland Section Six exam is available online to book and sit at a time that suits you.The examination is a multiple choice exam with 50 questions and 2 short exercises, more about the exam here.

You will be redirected to CIBSE's new online portal, once you have registered/logged in please find the exam located under the Find Courses/ Exams tab at the top of the page. 

Before booking any training or examinations, we advise that you are confident you can fulfil all of the requirements for certification by visiting the CIBSE Certification website, and following the various links on that page. 

Providing you pass the exam at the end of the course you can join the Low Carbon Consultant register.

About Energy Performance Certificates 

For more information about Energy Performance Certificates and the process of accreditation please visit the CIBSE Certification website