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Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) Retrofit

The aim of this programme is to provide learners with the knowledge in the general principles and practices of NZEB-Retrofit

Target Award

City & Guilds City & Guilds Assured – 8861-05

Start Date: 06-03-2023Hours/week: 16 Hrs 00 Mins

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Education Requirements
Learners must have attended the NZEB Fundamental Awareness Programme

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age.


Learning Aptitude
N/A


Previous Experience
Learners must have attended the NZEB Fundamental Awareness Programme

Module Award Body
Induction
NZEB Retrofit NZEB-Retrofit (8861-018) City & Guilds
On successful completion of the training programme learners will be able to:

1- RETROFIT TARGETS, GUIDANCE AND REGULATIONS
Understand NZEB principles for retrofit.

2- PROJECT SURVEY AND RETROFIT PLAN
Outline the approach to surveying, assessing, planning and designing a retrofit.

3- RETROFIT BUILDING PHYSICS – PART 1
Understand building physics for retrofit.

4- BUILDING ENVELOPE
Outline the thermal envelope and how to upgrade the roofs, walls, floors, windows and doors.

5- VR – VIRTUAL REALITY
Insulating different wall types and roof through VR

6- BUILDING PHYSICS PART 2 – FABRIC
Understand the insulated building fabric for retrofit – thermal insulation and thermal bridging.

7- AIRTIGHTNESS AND VAPOUR CONTROL
Understanding the importance of airtightness and the relationship between airtightness and vapour control.

8- BUILDING SERVICES
Understand building services for retrofit – space heating, domestic hot water and controlled ventilation.

9- RETROFIT EXERCISE
Give the trainees a retrofit scenario to solve.

10- RENEWABLE ENERGY
Understand renewable energy options for retrofit.

11- COMMUNICATION AND USER INFORMATION
Understand the required knowledge for communication and best practice user information for retrofit

Provider

Waterford Nzeb Retrofit


Location

Cork Road , Waterford , X91EH5N


Facilities

  • Free Parking

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Course Recruitment Waterford Wexford Training Services

Email:
recruit@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051-301500 051-301555