This programme will assist workers and installers in making the right decisions when undertaking retrofitting works to existing residential buildings. Particular focus will be on the coordination and monitoring of the retrofitting work, specification of energy and carbon reduction measures, risk assessment, and quality assurance. This will provide learners with the relevant knowledge and skills to operate in this particular sector and ensure such buildings undergo retrofits in a safe and sustainable manner.
Graduates may be employed as retrofit site coordinators (clerk of works) within residential retrofit “One Stop Shops” or with residential retrofitting SME’s providing energy and carbon services within the residential sector.
Leaving Certificate: A minimum of 5 Passes in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English/Irish. OR
Applicants who do not meet these requirements but who are aged 23 and over will be considered for entry on the basis of an assessment and, if appropriate, also an interview.
Equivalence may be demonstrated by an appropriate qualification and significant relevant experience.
Residential Retrofitting of Existing Buildings (10 credits)
- Building and Retrofitting Challenges
- Retrofitting Incentives and Opportunities
- Energy and Carbon Reduction Options
Residential Retrofit Site Coordination (10 credits)
- Retrofit Condition and Risk Assessment Reporting
- Retrofit Coordination Methods
- Digital Tools for Retrofit Coordination
- Monitoring and Quality Assurance
Blended format – online lectures and practical in person workshops
This programme is in collaboration with