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BER Assessor Training Courses


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  • The Chris Mee Group has a high calibre team and the necessary support structures in place to effectively manage our health, safety, quality and environmental (HSQE) training requirements nationwide to a consistently high standard. Their dedicated project management teams in Cork and Dublin provide us with top quality reliable support.”

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  • Attend the CMSE BER Assessor course and become a registered BER Assessor:

    Contact us today to book your place on the CMSE industry leading BER Assessor training course and prepare yourself to pass the SEAI Domestic BER examination.  We are the premier training company in Ireland and have a pass rate that is second to none because our trainers are top BER experts in addition to being excellent instructors.

    Attend our course which is listed with SEAI and become a competent BER assessor.  You will be capable of producing top quality Building Energy Rating Assessments in accordance with the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).  Some people such as Architects and engineers do our course in order to interpret, design and build in keeping with the best BER requirements.

    Book Your Place Now! €1,350

    You will learn the following at the CMSE BER Assessor Training Course:

    • Understand fully the key objectives of the European Performance of Building Directive. (EPDP)
    • Accurately collect BER data from surveys, specifications and plans that affect energy and CO2 emissions performance.
    • Effectively undertake primary energy and/or CO2 emission calculations in keeping with the regulations.
    • Assess domestic hot water and alternative energy heating systems.
    • Master the use of the Dwelling Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP) software.
    • Cleary communicate the BER significance of varying dwelling specifications.

    Why choose CMSE? – The Original and the Best

    1. Track Record: We are the first independent provider of BER training in Ireland since 2007.
    2. QQI Accredited: We are a leading provider of QQI/FETAC Training in Ireland .
    3. SEAI Listed: We are fully SEAI listed since 2007.
    4. Largest Irish Training provider: CMSE train over 20,000 trainees annually.
    5. Hundreds of Satisfied BER Attendees: Since April 2007 we have trained hundreds of satisfied BER assessors including most of the instructors and industry experts in Ireland today.
    6. OUR PRICE PROMISE:  We wont be beaten on price – if you can show us that you have a cheaper provider for the same course we will undercut it by €50.

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    Course Overview & Price

    Price: €1,350 per person
    Duration: 5 Days + 1/2 day Exam
    Participants: Up to 10 participants
    Assessment: 4 Case Study Assignments (50%), 10 Short Answer Questions (10%), Practical BER Assessment (40%)
    Accreditation: FETAC Level 6 Component Certificate in Building Energy Rating Assessment 6N0732 – awarded by QQI

    Course Objectives

    • Be familiar with the key objectives and background to the European Performance of Building Directive
    • 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
    • Explain the significance, in BER terms, of varying the specifications for dwellings.

    Target Audience

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

    Pre-Course Requirements

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

    Course Contents

    Background to Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

    Irish legislation on building energy ratings

    Building Regulations Part L

    Dwellings Energy Assessment Procedure (DEAP)

    Measuring relevant building dimensions

    Calculating U Values

    Energy assessment on domestic hot water systems

    Alternative energy heating systems

    Assessments from plans and specifications

    Surveying of existing dwellings

    Assessments of existing dwellings

    Additional FETAC Information

    Click HERE to view the course handbook.
    The Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. CMSE Training is a provider of a programmes leading to QQI Awards (FETAC).

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