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Retrofit Coordinator TRAINING

Accelerate your career by becoming a Retrofit Coordinator!

Seize earning opportunities and meet the soaring demand for skilled Retrofit Coordinators right now in the UK.

Gain a competitive edge, as the industry seeks professionals to lead eco-friendly home transformations and capitalise on the high demand for sustainable housing solutions.

Level 5 Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management

Pay in 3 interest-FREE monthly instalments

WHAT IS A RETROFIT COORDINATOR?

Retrofit Coordinators are essential in the UK’s mission to make homes more eco-friendly with the added benefit of cheaper overall energy costs and a healthier home. They follow the guidelines of PAS 2035 to ensure projects are done right, safeguarding homeowners and clients.

In simple terms, Retrofit Coordinators oversee the entire PAS 2035 process of a project. They make sure everything from choosing materials to completing the work meets the standards for domestic retrofit projects.

Their job is to guide the project every step of the way, protecting the homeowner’s interests from start to finish. This is crucial for maintaining quality and keeping everyone involved informed.

Our Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management teaches you the skills needed to lead major projects successfully, putting you in charge of all aspects of whole-house retrofit. After completing it, you’ll be seen as a top professional in your field.

WHO SHOULD BECOME A RETROFIT COORDINATOR?

Individuals who should consider becoming Retrofit Coordinators include those with qualifications in built environment subjects, ideally at least Level 3 with a minimum of 12 credits. Additionally, if you possess a university degree relevant to the built environment, you already meet the entry requirements for this course. This role is perfect for anyone passionate about ensuring sustainable and compliant retrofit projects in the UK’s housing sector.

The Retrofit Academy Tutor teaching a class

Duration

Self-paced

Once enrolled you have 12 months
to complete

Cost

£1,700 to £2,500 + VAT

or 3 interest-FREE
instalments

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Certification

Level 5

All learners successfully passing the assessments will be recommended for a Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management from AIM Qualifications, an Ofqual-regulated awarding body.

Eligibility

Two years’ experience

As a regulated qualification, the Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management has some specific eligibility criteria. The minimum requirements for all methods of study include the following key criteria:

  • Hold 12 Level 3 credits in a built environment subject
  • Display built environment professional competencies as defined by PAS 2035
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience working on retrofit or energy efficiency projects

Assessment

Portfolio of evidence

All learners are assigned to one of The Retrofit Academy’s assessors, who will provide guidance and feedback on all assignments.

All assessors are graduates from the Level 5 Diploma, hand-picked for their experience and expertise.

The course is assessed via:

  • Multiple-choice tests at the end of each module
  • Short written assignments relating to the key learning objectives
  • A verbal presentation relating to the case study

Modules

12 modules

  • Introduction to Domestic Retrofit
  • Retrofit Quality Assurance and Risk Management
  • Building Physics – Thermal Efficiency
  • Building Physics – Managing Moisture Risk
  • Assessing Dwellings for Retrofit
  • Improvement Option Evaluation and Medium-Term Retrofit Plans
  • Improving the Building Fabric – Floors and Roofs
  • Improving the Building Fabric – Walls and Windows
  • Improving Air-Tightness and Ventilation
  • Improving the Building Services – Heating, Hot Water, Lighting and Power
  • Improving the Building Services – Renewable Energy Systems
  • Post-Retrofit Testing, Monitoring and Evaluation

mETHOD oF sTUDY

Blended learning

When you sign up to the course, you will gain access to The Retrofit Academy learning management system. This is our state-of-the-art e-learning platform through which the course is delivered and your assignments are submitted.

The e-learning modules are enhanced by our unique retrofit coordinator bootcamps, which give you a crucial peer learning experience supported by our expert tutors, who are also practising retrofit coordinators.

Bootcamps are available online via virtual learning or in a Retrofit Academy Hub, depending on your preference.

If you’re already a qualified construction or design professional, you may be eligible for our Pro-Track programme – a 100% self-guided pathway.

BENEFITS

Unrivalled support

  • Membership
  • State-of-the-art learning management system
  • 24/7 access
  • Mentor support
  • Expert-led sessions
  • Customer support
  • Self-paced learning 
  • Interactive and engaging learning 
  • PAS document

GRANT AVAILABLE

Up to £600

The Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management is eligible for the CITB short-term qualifications grant, up to £600. Find out more about the CITB short qualification grant.

ELCAS SCHEME PROVIDER

The Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management is an eligible qualification for current and ex-military personnel under the Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS).
Find out more about ECL funding.

Learning Provider ID: 12348

Study Pathways

There are four ways to complete this course:

Pro-Track:
£1,700 + VAT

Self-guided e-learning and online assessment

For built environment professionals with Level 4 qualifications or higher only

Must be completed within 12 months

Option to upgrade to 5-day assessor marking time

eSSENTIALS
oNLINE: £2,000 + VAT

Self-guided e-learning with a 12-hour expert-led Zoom bootcamp, delivered over four sessions

Must be completed within 12 months

essentials
Classroom: £2,200 + vat

Self-guided e-learning with a 12-hour expert-led Zoom bootcamp, delivered over two consecutive days

Learn from peers and expert tutors in a physical classroom

Must be completed within 12 months

fast-track:
£2,500 + VAT

Self-guided e-learning with a bespoke 12-hour expert-led bootcamp, delivered online via Zoom or in a classroom

Can be completed in as little as six weeks

Assignments marked within 5 days

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