50% OFF TRAINING – Low Carbon Skills Fund
In Scotland particularly, funding is available for energy and utility skills. The Low Carbon Skill Fund give employers in Scotland the chance to get access to trainings that will help in reduce carbon output and make use of energy efficiently. Businesses can apply for as much as £12,500 funds to be used to train employees.
This fund is supported by the European Social Fund and is managed by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). The amount of the financial aid can provide 25 sessions of training as well as half of the training costs with a maximum of £500 per session.
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Certified European Passive House Designer (CEPH) Course
The Passive House Institute offers the certificate ‘Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant‘. There are two ways to acquire this certificate:
- Advanced training through seminars, training courses or private study and eventually passing a written exam. the teaching contents can be found in the learning targets, details of the examination can be found HERE
- Presentation of a Quality Approved Passive House construction project, which must be documented and was planned responsibly by the applicant.
Either one of the two mentioned conditions needs to be fulfilled in order to acquire the certificate and get registered in the database of Certified Passive House Designers. Once every three years the certificate must be renewed by presenting a Quality Approved Passive House construction project.
The CEPH Designer course is intensive and delivered over 10 days with an exam at the end. You will gain accreditation through the Passive House Institute in Germany and will become an accredited ‘Certified European Passive House Designer‘.
The Passive House standard has successfully established itself worldwide for a variety of building types. the Passive House Designer certificate serves as proof of the qualification.
The CEPH course imparts the knowledge necessary to design according to the Passive House standard and build.
After successfully passing the exam, the title ‘Certified Passive House Designer‘ will be given by the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt.
The CEPH course topics will deal with the following topics:
- Passive standard bases
- Building envelope
- Thermal bridges
- Windows & Doors
- Plant engineering
- Summer overheating
- Heating/cooling/dehumidification/hot water
- PHPP calculation
- Practical implementation and supervision.
Training Costs: £1500
Exam costs: £250
Location: 24 Fairykirk Road, Rosyth, KY11 2QQ