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Somerset College have developed an intensive training course led and monitored by a team of fully accredited energy experts.

During the training session’s all candidates will have the opportunity to learn the following aspects of the Green Deal Advisor Role;

  • The Green Deal introduction
  • Consumer requirements for the Green Deal
  • Consumer Protection within the Green Deal
  • Green Deal Finance
  • Preparing for the Occupancy Assessment
  • The effects of building pathology, tenure and behavioural change
  • Advice and the process of delivering advice
  • The principals of the Green Deal Advice Report
  • Software introduction and software training
  • The Golden Rule calculations

No experience in surveying or energy consultancy is necessary to enrol onto the Green Deal Advisor training course however existing Domestic Energy Assessors will follow a slightly different route to new entrants of the industry.

The latest version of the draft National Occupational Standards for the domestic Green Deal Qualifications can be viewed on the Asset Skills website (in pdf format).

Green Deal Advisor Training for qualified Domestic Energy Assessor’s 


As part of the UK's commitments to reducing carbon emissions, the Government have introduced the newGreen Deal. Under the Green Deal homeowners will be able to upgrade their homes energy efficiency at no upfront cost. Instead, the cost of these measures will be taken via a charge on the customer’s energy bill. During this two day or five day course, candidates can expect to learn all of the key elements of the Green Deal, including Golden Rule calculations, occupancy assessments, issuing Green Deal Reports, giving bespoke advice and much, much more.

Price: now from just £1115.00 No VAT
Training method: Master Class and Distance learning

Qualification: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma
Location: Somerset College, Taunton

21st and 22nd August
28th and 29th August
04th and  05th  September
18th and 19th September

NO HIDDEN COSTS; ABBE, EDI or C & G awarding body registration fee’s included in the course cost and no portfolio marking fees.

Training course content and duration may vary from the above information, as the courses are constantly being updated and developed to meet the needs of delegates. The time taken to fully complete each course will vary depending on the candidate’s ability and available time to complete course modules. Average timescales can be provided but these are for guidance purposes only.

Important information for existing DEAs when up skilling to GDA, you must be qualified to RdSAP version 9.91 

To apply for Green Deal or Energy Assessor courses you can book online here or you can apply for the green deal courses by downloading the interactive PDF here.

For further information on all Green Deal and Energy assessment courses please contact:

Richard Harper
Environmental Technologies Manager 
Somerset College 
01823 366759

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