Distance Learning GDA 3 Day GDA 8 Day

Green Deal Advisor Training Course 8 Day £1,899.00 inc VAT

Qualification Title: 6066-01 Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Green Deal Advice

Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Important Update: Greenstone Finance, which invests in organisations focused on financing in renewable energy and energy efficiency, and Aurium, a structured finance boutique with a focus on renewable energy, have acquired GDFC Services and its subsidiaries with immediate effect; the new ownership will continue to service the existing Green Deal loans and will commence financing of new Green Deal loans in Q1, 2017. Full press release here: http://gdfc.co.uk/press-releases

This course is designed for new entrants wishing to enter the industry as a fully qualified Green Deal Advisor for Domestic properties. No previous experience is necessary. The course is carried out over two consecutive weeks. 5 days DEA followed by 3 days GDA.

During the 8 days classroom and site based training you will learn the methodologies behind producing a Domestic Energy Performance Certificate along with how to produce a Green Deal Advice Report.

A portfolio of evidence based on 5 Energy Performance Certificates and 3 sample Occupancy Assessments will need to be produced by the candidate. All of the buildings required to complete the portfolio will be provided during the course. Candidates will complete the entire DEA part of the Portfolio during the first week and then complete the GDA portfolio, exam, and role-play assessment during the second week.

A full hard-copy reference manual and software is provided for candidates to take away after the course. 

Once qualified you will not only be able to produce Green Deal Advice Reports but also Energy Performance Certificates which are required when a property is sold, let, or when a Solar PV installation has taken place. The EPC is also required for RHI installations.

We also offer in-house courses for groups of 4 or more, please contact us on 0333 012 0002 to discuss your requirements.

A 10% deposit is required to reserve a space on any of our courses.

Green Deal Advisor Training Course 8 Day Course Schedule

Day 1
  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Identifying Construction Types & Age of Properties
  • Determining levels of insulation
  • Using RdSAP Software
  • Heating & Lighting
  • Renewable Energy Sources
Day 2
  • The Surveying Process
  • Site Notes
  • Floor Plans
  • Importance of Photographs
  • Data input exercise in the RdSAP software
  • Live Site Visit
  • Measuring Conventions
  • Hands-on experience with the software
  • EPC Production
Day 3
  • Live Site Visit
  • EPC Calculations
  • Data input into the RdSAP Software
  • Production of an EPC
  • Portfolio Guidance Session
  • Tutorial on our City & Guilds endorsed E-portfolio
  • Q&A Session
Day 4
  • Provide information to customers on the principles, financing and operation of the Green Deal
  • How to provide high quality, independent and impartial advice to customers
  • Be able to provide customers with information on Green Deal to meet their needs
  • Understand the process of conducting an occupancy assessment
  • Understand the methods of reducing energy consumption and achieving affordable warmth
  • Understand written records required for Inspection findings
  • How to conduct an occupancy assessment
Day 5
  • The process of preparing, lodging and issuing domestic Green Deal Advice Reports
  • How to prepare domestic Green Deal Advice Reports
  • Be able to explain the components of the Green Deal Advice report and their implications to the domestic customer
  • Prepare and present a Green Deal Advice report in a professional and impartial manner
  • Portfolio Guidance
  • Exam preparation
  • Short multiple choice test with unlimited resits
Day 6
  • Provide information to customers on the principles, financing and operation of the Green Deal
  • How to provide high quality, independent and impartial advice to customers
  • Be able to provide customers with information on Green Deal to meet their needs
  • Understand the process of conducting an occupancy assessment
  • Understand the methods of reducing energy consumption and achieving affordable warmth
  • Understand written records required for Inspection findings
  • How to conduct an occupancy assessment
Day 7
  • The process of preparing, lodging and issuing domestic Green Deal Advice Reports
  • How to prepare domestic Green Deal Advice Reports
  • Be able to explain the components of the Green Deal Advice report and their implications to the domestic customer
  • Prepare and present a Green Deal Advice report in a professional and impartial manner
  • Portfolio Guidance
  • Exam preparation
  • Take exam with unlimited resits
Day 8
  • City & Guilds Assignments
  • Complete 3 x GDARs
  • Compile Portfolio
  • Roleplay Assessment
  • Portfolio Assessment & Feedback from Tutor
  • How to become accredited with a GDAO


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What does my Green Deal Advisor Training Course 8 Day include?
  • Face-to-face classroom tuition
  • Your own personal mentor
  • Online Support and mentoring
  • All post-course reference materials
  • Registration with City & Guilds (6066)
  • Unlimited test attempts
  • Complete portfolio build during course
  • All 5 EPC surveys for Portfolio
  • All 3 Green Deal Surveys for Portfolio
  • Free RdSAP & GdSAP Desktop Software
  • Free iPad Green Deal App
  • All Lunches & Refreshments
  • On-site accommodation available from £29ppn
  • Free Membership a Green Deal Advice Organisation
  • Potential work streams from Easy EPC once qualified

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