Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Funded Retrofit Training

What are skills bootcamps?

Skills Bootcamps offer flexible courses up to 16 weeks, giving people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast track or launch their career in retrofit. They are designed to ensure adults are able to retrain and upskill whatever their starting point, providing clear line of site to a new role, opportunity or contract.

As long as you are over 19 and live or work in areas offering Bootcamps you will be eligible. That includes unemployed, employed and self-employed. The bootcamps are flexible and will involve online guided learning designed to work around your schedule, workshops and assignments.

Available Funded Retrofit Qualifications

Level 3: Award in Domestic Retrofit Advice

A Retrofit Advisor has a customer service focussed role, they can give independent advice to homeowners or residents, with a view to help them understand retrofit and the impact it will have on their property.

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Who’s this for:

You must have experience of working in the retrofit industry or a recognised retrofit qualification.
Customer service experience is also desirable.

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Learning:

Blended Learning supported by tutor-led sessions, mentor support and our state of the art E-Learning platform.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: CLOSED

Level 4: Award in Domestic Retrofit Assessment

The role of a Retrofit Assessor is to survey properties and prepare a report in-line with a Retrofit Coordinator’s requirements. Learners will be provided with full training and support on how to conduct a detailed retrofit assessment.

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Who’s this for:

Existing Domestic Energy Assessor’s wanting to work on retrofit projects carrying out essential retrofit assessments.

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Learning:

12 week Fast Track program: Blended Learning supported by tutor-led sessions, mentor support and our state of the art E-Learning platform

APPLICATION DEADLINE: CLOSED

Level 5: Diploma in Retrofit Coordination & Risk Management

Retrofit Coordinators manage the PAS 2035 process throughout a project. Crucially, the Retrofit Coordinator ensures compliance with the procurement, specification, and delivery of measures in all domestic retrofit projects.

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Who’s this for:

Built environment professionals looking to manage retrofit projects, ensuring that they are PAS 2035 compliant.

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Learning:

12 week Fast Track program: Blended Learning supported by tutor-led sessions, mentor support and our state of the art E-Learning platform

APPLICATION DEADLINE: CLOSED

Why Retrofit Career Development?

The Retrofit Academy is an industry-leading not-for-profit organisation, central to delivering training and support to the next generation of retrofit professionals in the UK.

Our vision is a world where every home is warm, healthy and low carbon. To create the efficient homes required to meet the UK’s emissions goals, the country needs an army of retrofitters in professional, technical and skilled craft roles. And that’s where we come in.

The Retrofit Academy is working together with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to deliver multiple Retrofit career development opportunities across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The new programme of courses is fully funded by the UK Government and is here to deliver leading-edge retrofit training and qualifications to help both teams and individuals prepare as demand for energy efficiency in residences increases.

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