The Retrofit Academy Careers Portal – opportunity for suppliers

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The Retrofit Academy is looking to create a permanent virtual careers platform. This website will act as a tool that highlights to prospect career searchers: the concept of retrofit, the roles within retrofit (PAS2035/PAS2030), training/job opportunities, and act as a platform that allows future...

Partnerships, PAS 2035, Retrofit

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An opportunity with The Retrofit Academy!

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The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. It aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting...

Partnerships, PAS 2035, Retrofit

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Unlock Net Zero Jun 22

The retrofit skills gap and what’s needed to decarbonise the UK’s housing stock

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In a recently published article by Unlock Net Zero, The Retrofit Academy’s CEO, David Pierpoint explored the skills gap that currently exists in the retrofitting sector and what is needed to decarbonise the UK housing stock. Article Summary The challenges that the retrofit industry needs...

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The Retrofit Academy talks: Avoiding Large-Scale Failure in Retrofit

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The Retrofit Academy’s most recent summit delves into the industry’s past experience of large-scale failure in retrofit, our current position, and how we can ensure safe, good-quality retrofit in future! Featuring excellent content and resources from our guest speakers and technical directors,...

PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator, skills

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Retrofitting Done Right!

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Martin Hobbs. The Retrofit Coordinator plays a pivotal role in delivering the UK’s net zero ambition. Central to PAS 2035, the role protects homeowners and clients by managing projects in compliance with the Standard. Without Retrofit Coordinators, there...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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Retrofit: Making a Difference!

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Carl Harvey. PAS 2035 is a publicly available specification which outlines the necessary standards for the future of domestic retrofit. It is designed to enhance retrofit standards, improve processes, and introduce new skills, capabilities and roles....

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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Trusted, Quality Retrofit Coordination

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Safeil Maqbool. Over 80% of today’s existing dwellings will still be standing in 2050, and most of them are poorly insulated, inefficient, and reliant on fossil fuels. A thirty-year programme of retrofitting at least 25 million dwellings, to reduce energy...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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A New Face in Retrofit!

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with Fallon Warren. There has never been a more exciting time to get involved in the retrofit sector. The retrofit community is changing lives by improving living conditions across the country. We sat down for a chat with Fallon Warren, one of our recent graduates...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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What does good retrofit look like?

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A Retrofit Coordinator case study with our Retrofit Coordinator of the year: Geordie Stewart! The Retrofit Academy has now trained over 1800 Retrofit Coordinators nationwide! At the inaugural Retrofit Academy Awards, when it came the moment to choose just one, it was down to our panel...

case study, PAS 2035, Retrofit, retrofit coordinator

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CITB offers grant towards the Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management!

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Could you be eligible for a grant up to £600 as reimbursement towards the cost of the Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management? This is a great incentive, whether you’re thinking of professional development or a new career path! Eligibility Requirements You...

Funding, grant, Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management, Retrofit

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Susan’s first marathon is a fundraising success!

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On Sunday 20th March 2022, our fabulous colleague Susan Gregory took to the streets of Limassol, Cyprus to run her first-ever marathon. The 26-mile challenge was something that started off as a challenge between friends but ended up becoming a personal mission for Susan, and one to raise much-needed...

Charity, Colleague story, News

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Retrofit Advisor Bootcamp Opportunity

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The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. It aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting...

Bootcamp, Level 3 Award, Retrofit Advisor, Training

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Back to Class!

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In early September, we announced a new suite of value-added features and benefits for our Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination & Risk Management course.  As part of this offer, we put classroom training back on the agenda! From October, we now offer you the chance to attend a Retrofit...

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Local authorities on course for retrofit best practice

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We have more good news! Following a successful round of conversations with the Midlands Energy Hub, we welcome our very latest members to the Centre of Excellence in the shape of 65 local authorities from across the Midlands. Being able to have a direct relationship with these organisations means...

Local Authorities, Retrofit, SHDF, Social Housing

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Greater Manchester: Funding Now Available for PAS 2035 Training

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The Retrofit Academy CIC is delivering fully-funded training for up to 600 people before July 2022 as part of Greater Manchester’s Retrofit Skills Hub.   What training is available with the funding? We will be providing training linked to the key roles introduced by the BSI PAS 2035...

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