Subsidised low-carbon retrofit training for unemployed builders and contractors
2 February 2021
Our low-carbon home retrofit project, Futureproof, has 50 heavily subsidised places on its online training course on whole house retrofit for unemployed builders and contractors.
It costs just £100.
The course comprises ten 1-hour video training sessions which can be done from home and at a time that suits the learner. The training by provided by Futureproof project partners, The Green Register, a trusted, independent and nationally recognised organisation with 20 years’ delivery of expert training in sustainable construction.
The ten units of the Futureproof Essentials course are:
- Introduction to Sustainable Building
- Introduction to Building Physics
- Introduction to PAS2035
- Assessing Retrofit
- Lifecycle Analysis of Building Materials
- External Wall Insulation
- Internal Wall Insulation
- Good Practice Ventilation
- Integrating Building Services
- Sustainable Water Use in Retrofit
The Green Register’s Charlotte Surrey, said “There’s a healthy demand out there for workers who understand low-carbon domestic retrofit, and we hope that this skilling-up offer is a bridge back into the trade for unemployed builders or contractors.”
>> You can apply and pay for the subsidised low-carbon retrofit training on The Green Register's website www.greenregister.org.uk/futureproof
This offer is part of a wider Futureproof Skills & Certification programme which includes the training outlined above along with certification in PAS2030:19 and Trustmark registration.