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About

This course is also known as the Domestic On Construction Energy Assessor (DOCEA)

5 Day ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) training course

The ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor qualification is for those wishing to produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) for newly constructed dwellings within the UK.

Your Full Portfolio is completed within the 5 days, meaning you can become accredited in minimal time after your course

Includes access to Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) software during training

Price includes ABBE registration

Learn to produce energy assessments for newly constructed domestic dwellings.

Course price

£1295 +vat  ( £995 + £300 certs )

Course overview

Who should attend?

This ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training Course is aimed at those wishing to produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) for newly constructed dwellings.

Purpose of the ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training Course

An On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) is a certified individual who can produce energy calculations, using the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) software, for newly constructed dwellings.

The calculations produce an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for new builds. An EPC is required on all newly constructed domestic dwellings in the UK when they are first sold or let.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

Key Course Facts:

Course times: 9am until 5.00pm (approx)

Course duration: 5 days

Q – Who is the 5 day ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training Course aimed at?

A – This 5 day ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training Course is aimed at those wishing to produce Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) for newly constructed dwellings within the UK.

Practical overview

What is covered?

Design Software – configuration and use

SAP Data input requirements & Building Control compliance outputs

EPC production & practical software workshop

U-value calculator exercise & first EPC assessment

Second EPC assessment

Third EPC assessment

Fourth EPC assessment

Fifth EPC assessment

Course Duration

5 Days

The ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) training course starts at 0900 on day 1 completing at 1700 on day 5.

This On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) training course is accredited by ABBE (Awarding Body for the Built Environment).

Theory overview

What is covered?

Day One

Introduction to energy assessment, legislation and background.

The ABBE Award, timescales and assessment requirements.

Review of Distance Learning tasks.

Background to planning and building control legislation.

Detailed requirements of Part L1A (new dwellings)

Part L1B (existing dwellings) – extensions and material change of use.

Review of assessment requirements & portfolio build.

Day Two

Thermodynamics & U-values.

Domestic heating & hot water systems.

Renewable technologies & measurement conventions.

Design Software – configuration and use.

SAP Data input requirements & Building Control compliance outputs.

EPC production & practical software workshop.

Day Three

Case Studies – with trainer support.

U-value calculator exercise & first EPC assessment.

Second EPC assessment.

Day Four

Third EPC assessment.

Fourth EPC assessment.

Day Five

Fifth EPC assessment.

Portfolio completion time.

Course Duration

5 Days

The ABBE On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) training course starts at 0900 on day 1 completing at 1700 on day 5.

This On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) training course is accredited by ABBE (Awarding Body for the Built Environment).