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An Overview to the changes to the EPC report from April 2012
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The current EPC report is to be revised in order to coincide with the new Green Deal and to become easier to read and more useful to the homeowner.


This bite sized course will give you some further information on what these changes are on a page by page basis, as well as information on what new measures will now feature on the new look report.

CPD = 0.5 Hours

Price £6.00

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Bats & Assessors - what you need to know
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Whether you work in an inner city, or whether your working location is rural, you may or may not
know it, but bats are an important thing to know about!! !
An assessor will be used to crawling around in small spaces such as loft cavities and whilst we are
all used to bugs, cobwebs and even the occasional cockroach or rat, if you come across a bat in a
property, there are precautionary steps that you should take to ensure that you are not held liable
for damage to a bat or its roost.

CPD = 0.5 Hours

Price £0.00

This course is FREE. You must, however, first log in or register to see the full details.

Commercial Building Construction Refresher Course
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This course is a refresher of construction of commercial buildings for commercial energy assessors, with additional information on issues that may prove problematic or difficult to understand.

Suitable for commercial energy assessors

CPD = 1.5 Hours

Price £5.00

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DEA Upskill Training - What is expected of a DEA
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This bite sized course gives you a simplified run down of the reasons behind the new upskill training and what is expected of you, the DEA is to ensure that you can continue to work post April 2012.

CPD = 0.5 Hours

Price £6.00

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Effective Customer Service Skills
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A half hour “taster” course designed to help with effective customer service skills by face to face and telephone contact.

Suitable for all members.

This course is FREE.

CPD = 0.5 Hours

Price £0.00

This course is FREE. You must, however, first log in or register to see the full details.

Handling complaints
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Handling Complaints.

This short course is designed to help you understand why complaints arise and how to ensure that complaints are resolved following correct procedure. This course is 30 minutes CPD.

Suitable for all members

CPD = 0.5 Hours

Price £6.00

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Inventory Training Course
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This course is a full training course which on completion will give you the skills required to produce inventory reports for domestic properties. Suitable for those who are already working within the property industry.

Suitable for all members.

CPD = 5 hours.

CPD = 5.0 Hours

Price £20.00

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LPG For low Energy Buildings
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1f you live in an area where there is a fair chance that properties may use LPG, or are just interested in learning more about LPG, then this course is for you. In the latest of our series of CPD modules, we look at the environmental benefits of using liquefied petroleum gas as a power source.

CPD = 1 hour

Please note that you need Adobe Reader (free download) to view this course. There is an alternative of a stand alone slide show that does not need any special software to view.

CPD = 1.0 Hours

Price £10.00

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Making an Impact & Influencing In The workplace
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This course is designed to help you understand how you can make an impact or influence within your business using your own personal skills and using the “art of saying no” This course is for anyone who wants to change their attitude towards business and working relationships in a positive way.

Suitable for all members

CPD = 2hrs

CPD = 2.0 Hours

Price £10.00

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Modern Non-Traditional Houses - 1 Polystyrene Houses
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Course Objectives

  1. To improve your knowledge regarding Modern Non Traditional homes, in particular Polystyrene homes
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  3. Show you how these homes are built
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  5. Show you how to identify them when assessing them


This a self learning course which you can undertake at your own pace. There are some revision exercises that you should undertake but there is no end of course exam. You have been issued with a CPD certificate with this course and you should keep the answers to your revision questions for your Accreditation scheme to see should they wish to.

In  the course you may  see links to websites where you can see more information relating to Bay and Bow windows. Please have a look at these sites they will reinforce what you are learning.

CPD = 2.0 Hours

Price £15.00

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Practical assessors guide
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The Practical Energy Assessor is a guide which is designed to improve the knowledge and efficiency of new and experienced Energy Assessors alike. Unlike some other CPD on the market, it has been written by a highly experienced Energy Assessor.

The guide contains dozens of tips and gives practical advice on solving day to day problems you will encounter on the job. It also gives more of an in depth view into renewables and some common existing technologies, than your basic qualification training may have done.

In addition to this it contains useful sections including how to improve your client list and valuable information about some of the Grants and incentives on offer.

CPD = 2 Hours

Price £15.00

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Quality Management Systems
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An essential bite sized course on QMS, what it is and why it is mandatory for a DEA

CPD = 30 Minutes

Please note that you need Adobe Reader (free download) to view this course. There is an alternative of a stand alone slide show that does not need any special software to view.

CPD = 0.5 Hours

Price £10.00

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Round Bay Windows and an easy way to measure them
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A course written by Keith Fuell which makes measuring and calculating rounded bay windows very easy. Current methods for rounded bays can be slow and complicated and there are no clear guidelines for calculating the HLP.

The aim of this course is:

  1. To improve your knowledge regarding Bay Windows
  2. Show you a simple way to calculate their area and HLP
  3. Save you time when encountering Bay windows particularly the round bays

This a self learning course which you can undertake at your own pace. There are some revision exercises that you should undertake but there is no end of course exam. You will be issued with a CPD certificate with this course and you should keep the answers to your revision questions for your Accreditation scheme to see should they wish to.

CPD = 1 Hours

Price £12.00

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U & R Values
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On this course we will be defining U values and R values in specific units of measurement.

Suitable for all members

CPD = 2.5 hours. Please note that you need Adobe Reader (free download) to view this course.

CPD = 2.5 Hours

Price £10.00

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Using Pinterest Social Networking platform for your business
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This is a beginners guide to understanding Pinterest.com and how it can work for your business.

In an ever changing world where technology is used more and more often to advertise products and services, it is even more important than ever to understand social media and how interacting with your prospective clients can make you stand out from your competitiors.

This is our first short course on social media networks, starting with pinterest.com and how it works and why it should be used for your business. We will be following up with courses on twitter for business and facebook business pages.

CPD: 1 hour

CPD = 1.0 Hours

Price £10.00

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