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ABBE Level 3 Diploma for Non-domestic Energy Assessors (NOT already Domestic Energy Assessor Qualified)


This programme has been designed for those who have not already qualified as Domestic Energy Assessors and who do not intend to do so, but who wish to further develop their skills and carry out Non-domestic Energy Assessments.

Course objectives/key benefits

To provide the knowledge and understanding required to generate non-domestic Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) as well as advising members of the public about the benefits of energy saving measures.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or for further details.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone not already qualified as a Domestic Energy Assessor but who wishes to carry out non-Domestic Energy Assessments (commercial and public buildings).

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

The programme is intended ideally for candidates whose current employment provides experience of relevance to Units 1 and 2 of the Diploma in respect of working in an effective and professional manner and contributing to the safety and security of people and property.

However, the course is designed on the basis that they have no relevant knowledge of or experience in carrying out non-domestic energy assessments before starting the programme.

Course content

Workshop 1 - Introduction to Commercial Building Construction and Survey;

Workshop 2 - Building Services

Workshop 3 - Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM) and interface (iSBEM)

Workshop 4 - Online Exam and On-site Assessment

Course duration

South West Assessment and Training offer four workshops.

A portfolio of evidence needs to be compiled by the candidate in their own time and therefore the length of the course largely depends upon the individual.

However the portfolio must be successfully completed and signed off as such within two years from commencement of the course.

Training Method

Classroom based


Computer-based time-limited multiple-choice question exam 'on-site' practical assessment and completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a ABBE Non-domestic Energy Assessor qualification.

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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