Retrofit Advisor Bootcamp Opportunity

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!

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

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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The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund: 10 things you need to know

Of the 26 million or so homes that need retrofitting in the UK, 4.1 million are social housing properties, and of those, 1.6 million perform poorly at below an EPC C rating. The result of this is cold, damp, and expensive to run homes for many families already living on low incomes. It also means...

PAS 2035, Retrofit, SHDF, Social Housing

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Retrofit Academy and Generation Partner to Change Lives and Change Retrofit Advice

Retrofitting the UK’s c.27m homes on a path to net zero carbon is expected to require the creation of >10,000 new jobs in retrofit coordination, advice and assessment roles by 2025. Businesses across the sector already report capacity challenges and the difficulty in finding people with the right...

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The Retrofit Academy has been longlisted for the 2021 Ashden Awards for Green Skills

We are delighted to announce The Academy has been longlisted for a prestigious Ashden Award for green skills. This award category highlights the immense challenge the UK faces to reach Net Zero by 2050, predominantly due to the vast skills gap in the retrofit industry. This award showcases organisations...

Ashden Awards, green skills training, retrofit coordinator

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