Practical Introduction to Conservation Retrofit

The Practical Introduction to Conservation Retrofit course has been developed and written in partnership by two industry leading specialists, Nottingham Energy Partnership and UK Hempcrete, with funding from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme

Our pilot course is delivered over 8 weeks course1 day per week, introduces those working – or aspiring to work – within the growing retrofit industry to the principles and practice underpinning successful retrofit of traditionally constructed buildings.

This accredited Level 2 course is aimed at those working or aspiring to work within the construction and retrofit industry. The course is designed to provide participants with the introductory knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively on retrofit projects involving older buildings.


What to Expect...

This introductory course combines practical, hands-on learning with the theory which supports it. It provides an overview of the issues surrounding the retrofit of traditionally constructed buildings, and offers best practice solutions. 

Participants will get hands-on experience of a wide range of retrofit techniques and appropriate materials for the retrofit of these buildings. They will gain an understanding of how to approach retrofit projects in buildings of architectural significance.

The learning from this course can be used to kick start a career in the retrofit industry, or to develop the skills and understanding of those already working in retrofit to enable them to apply their work to the traditionally constructed built environment.

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Visit the Course Website

To find out more and to register your interest in the course, head out to the Practical Introduction to Conservation Retrofit website.