Shaping, Sharing and Advancing Retrofit
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Retrofit Academy

Vision and Purpose

The Retrofit Academy CIC is at the heart of delivering leading-edge training and professional development to a new generation of retrofit professionals in the UK.

Our vision is a world where every home is warm, healthy and low carbon.  To deliver 27 million retrofits over the next 30 years in the United Kingdom, we need an army of retrofitters in both white and blue collar roles. Our mission is to enable this.  

The Retrofit Academy is central to driving PAS 2035 compliance by shaping retrofit best practice, sharing our technical expertise with industry peers, and advancing the sector through our Centre of Excellence.

LEARN

The Retrofit Academy CIC is committed to ensuring access to high quality training and career development resources for retrofit industry professionals.

SUPPORT

Through our Centre of Excellence, we support you with exclusive access to retrofit expertise, ongoing CPD, technical tools and resources, professional networking and more.

NETWORK

We provide the retrofit market with ongoing support post-qualification by connecting contractors and clients through our Retrobook service.

Why Train with The Retrofit Academy CIC?Our Competitive Difference

When you purchase a course from the Retrofit Academy you get more than just specialist training for you or your team.

  • You get access to the leading source of retrofit best practice and industry leadership in the country.
  • You get exclusive access to our highly trained industry experts.
  • You get an opportunity to connect with peers and future clients in the industry.
  • You get access to our expert-curated learning and development resources which we are constantly developing as the industry grows.
What is the Centre of Excellence?Member Benefits

We have created the Centre of Excellence to support the growth and development of the UK retrofit industry. By combining our state-of-the-art learning resources with industry-leading technical expertise and a growing professional network we will help deliver warm, comfortable, and efficient homes for all by upskilling retrofit professionals and maintaining compliance with PAS 2035 standards.

Membership of the Centre of Excellence gives you exclusive access to industry training and technical guidance, a growing archive of industry analysis and insight, dedicated working groups, CPD programmes, professional networking through the Retrobook service, and so much more.

Visit the Centre of Excellence to discover more benefits of joining.

Social HousingSupporting Social Landlords

Social landlords have a crucial role to play in delivering retrofit measures to UK housing stock in compliance with PAS 2035.

The Retrofit Academy is here to support social landlords in the delivery of PAS 2035 compliant retrofit measures through providing exceptional training, industry guidance, and access to our network of retrofit professionals. 

We provide social landlords and local authorities with expert guidance at each stage of the retrofit process, from assessment to design, from installation to handover.

Visit our Centre of Excellence to discover the benefits of membership of the Retrofit Academy, or download our free Social Housing Toolkit.

Testimonials

  • “I will now think of the install as part of a whole package rather than a single measure. What impact it will have on a building and how it can be altered to better fit with other measures either present or potential.”

    Installer
  • “The course gave me new insights into testing, monitoring and evaluation. This will have an immediate positive impact on how we collect data and how it will collate with other potential improvements.”

    Insulation Installer
  • “The training is invaluable to anyone working, managing or specifying building projects – especially in energy retrofit.”

    ERDF Project Manager
  • “As a result of the course I will now ensure handovers on site are thorough and all considerations and solutions are imposed in order to make a property as air tight as possible”

    Main Contractor
  • “I completed the course last month and just wanted to say a massive thanks. The course has showed me lots of new things and help develop my own business. An extra thanks to Alan Pither who has been a big help and a real fountain of knowledge.”
    Rob Garner, Installations Director at Green Hut Energy
  • “Following several challenging years of delivering the Energy Company Obligation this course has gone a long way in re-igniting my passion for domestic energy efficiency.”
    Andrew Powell, Commercial Developer, Domestic Energy Services, npower
  • “I completed the course last month and just wanted to say a massive thanks. The course has showed me lots of new things and help develop my own business. An extra thanks to Alan Pither who has been a big help and a real fountain of knowledge.”
    Rob Garner, Installations Director at Green Hut Energy
  • “Thermal bridging and condensation are a day to day part of what I do and I am already wording my onsite reports in a different way as a result of the course.”
    Energy Assessor
  • “The qualification has allowed me to give more professional advice to customers looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes”
    Energy Assessor
  • “I completed the course last month and just wanted to say a massive thanks. The course has showed me lots of new things and helped develop my own business. An extra thanks to Alan Pither who has been a big help and a real fountain of knowledge.”
    Rob Garner, Installations Director, Green Hut Energy
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