National Energy Advice (NEA) are now taking expressions of interest for the following half-day courses which will be available for delivery later this year.
Free courses are available to frontline staff and volunteers from non-commercial organisations.
Introduction to domestic energy efficiency
This half-day course aims to make delegates aware of how householders may be able to use their energy more efficiently and reduce possible waste whilst still maintaining a warm and comfortable home. View course outline
Identify vulnerable situations and fuel poverty
This half-day course aims to make delegates aware of the definitions of vulnerability used in the energy sector and how to identify those who are at risk of finding themselves in vulnerable situations. It will also explain fuel poverty, how to identify those at risk and the health impacts of living in a cold home. View course outline
Changing energy related behaviour
This half-day course aims to make delegates aware of some of the latest theories and findings in the field of decision making, focusing specifically on simple practical things they can do to encourage people to act on the energy-related advice they receive. View course outline
Tackling fuel poverty and fuel debt in the private rented sector
This half-day course aims to help delegates understand the causes and impacts of fuel poverty and fuel debt; regulations affecting the energy efficiency of homes in the private rented sector; and signposting paths for landlords and tenants to access grants and assistance. View course outline
Smart meters for communities
This half-day course aims to explain how smart meters work and their potential benefits for households. It will also examine some of the issues householders are experiencing with the smart meter technology. View course outline