**To access government funding for this course students will need to be a Victorian resident.**
A great course to complement your building or assessor experience, or even to jump into a new field. This qualification is designed to meet the needs of assessors operating under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS). Potential users of this qualification include NatHERS assessors, enterprises, government agencies, industry regulatory bodies, community organisations, building designers, architects and other building professionals associated with residential building thermal performance. The qualification will also be used by national assessor accrediting organisations under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme Protocol for Assessor Accrediting Organisations. You’ll learn how to read plans, drawings and specifications for buildings, conduct NatHERS assessments, adhere to regulations, assess and advise on thermal performance enhancing and how to collect the NatHERS information for assessment.
Identify risk and apply risk management processes
Follow site occupational health and safety requirements
Read and extract information from plans, drawings and specifications for residential buildings
Collection information for, and conduct NatHERS assessment of planned and existing residential buildings
Meet regulatory requirements when completing NatHERS assessments
Assess impact of building elements on thermal performance of residential buildings
Advise on options for enhancing thermal performance of residential buildings
Cost measures to improve thermal performance of residential buildings
Manage own work, professional development and ethical behaviour
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
CPPCOM4001 Manage own work, professional development and ethical behaviour
CPPHES4001 Research and assess impact of building elements on thermal performance of residential buildings
CPPHES4002 Advise clients on thermal performance of residential buildings
CPPCMN4008 Read plans, drawings and specifications for residential buildings
CPPHES4003 Operate and maintain computer system to support thermal performance assessments
CPPHES4004 Conduct thermal performance assessment of residential buildings
CPPHES5001 Conduct thermal performance assessment of complex residential buildings
CPPCOM4002 Implement safe work practices in the property industry
CPPHES4007 Assess thermal performance of existing residential buildings
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBSUS406 Identify and apply sustainability rating tools
CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCSV5011A Apply building codes and standards to residential buildings
CPPCMN3004 Respond to enquiries and complaints
Additional selectable units may apply.
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected. As this course is online, 100% of the assessments are done online, whether written assessments or tests.
Accreditation as Thermal performance assessor with BDAV (Victoria) OR ABSA is necessary to practice after completing the course.
Applicants for this course need to understand the requirements of the relevant jurisdictions that they may seek registration and/or licensing upon completion to ensure this course offering meets those requirements.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.
Building energy rating/scheme assessor.
- Online – All teaching and assessment will be completed online
- Online Delivery
ONLINE LEARNING, PART-TIME: 1 YEAR
When You Can Start
Apply Now for course commencing in May 2021!
Dates: 10 May 2021 - 6 May 2022
This course is proposed as a 12 month/off-campus course, set up fully online. Support is provided via forums, emails, phone calls and if required, video conferencing.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Government Funded $2,926.00 (Tuition $2,926.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $585.20 (Tuition $585.20, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,180.00 (Tuition $4,180.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
If you possess a Concession, the Concession pricing is only available to those who are also skills eligible applicants. Concession fee is 20% of the VTG price.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. To access government funding for this course students will need to be a Victorian resident. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
How to apply
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Please note: We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.
Wodonga TAFE recognises students’ prior learning, skills, and experience with appropriate documentation. Transcripts from previous qualifications, documentation of workplace skills and verifiable evidenced experience from the field form a part of the assessment of the elements for recognition. Some of the assessments require upload of completed NATHERs assessments. Training in the energy rating software is not part of this course and may require up-skilling in the software skills via third-party providers.
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