Online QQI Certificate in Building Energy Rating (FETAC Level 6)

Duration: 6 Days 

Course Details:

Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI) is the regulatory body for Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessments
in Ireland. Its sets out the requirements which all validated training courses must meet, and is the
body which registers Assessors. To become a registered BER Assessor you must complete an SEI-listed
training course, pass the SEI Domestic BER examination, and register with SEI. CMSE is an SEI-listed
provider of BER Assessor courses.


• Be familiar with the key objectives and background to the European Performance of Building
• Demonstrate the ability to accurately collect BER data on dwellings from surveys, specifications and
plans that affect energy and CO2 emissions performance.
• Demonstrate the ability to undertake limitation of primary energy and/or CO2 emission calculations
as required by the Building Regulations
• Input data into the Dwelling Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP) software


• Background to Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)
• Irish legislation on building energy ratings
• Building Regulations Part L
• Dwellings Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP)
• Calculating U Values
• Energy assessment on domestic hot water systems
• Alternative energy heating systems
• Assessments from plans and specifications
• Surveying of existing dwellings

Who Should Attend:

This course is aimed at those involved in new dwellings and the sale or rent of existing dwellings

Pre-Course Requirements: 

To participate in this course a person must have good computer skills, a Level 6 Certificate in a trade
or construction or equivalent qualifications, plus relevant life and work experiences.


4 Case Study Assignments (50%), 10 Short Answer Questions (10%), Practical BER Assessment (40%)


QQI (FETAC) Level 6 Award


Book your place today: – 086 0144853

For training dates and details please see our Course Schedule