Class A Building Assessor

Energy Assessor – Access Canberra

Successful completion of this training will allow participants to establish their status as an accredited NatHERS Professional…

A building assessor is an entity that provides a building assessment service. A building assessment service is the doing of building assessment work. Building assessment work is preparing and providing an energy efficiency certificate under the Building Act 2004; or an energy efficiency statement; or a statement, certificate or other document prescribed by regulation. Energy efficiency certificate is defined under s139 C of the Building Act 2004.

The Class A licence authorises the doing of anything allowed to be done under a class B building assessor licence and the following building assessment work, based on an on‐site inspection: preparing an energy efficiency certificate under the Building Act 2004; or preparing an energy efficiency rating statement.

The NatHERS CPP41212 Certificate IV qualification is the qualification required to eligible to apply for a class A licence.

The Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) is a star rating system (out of ten) that rates the energy efficiency of a home, based on its design.

Education In Building is the leading Nationally Recognised provider of NatHERS assessment training courses for House Energy Raters. We offer pathways to obtain this formal qualification throughout Australia.

This course allows you to be a fully qualified NatHERS accredited House Energy Rater and can be completed entirely On-line.

Understanding how to use energy rating software is an integral part in the completion of the Certificate IV in NatHERS assessment qualification. EIB is the only Nationally Registered training provider that includes Energy Rating Software training in a choice of AccuRate, BERS Pro or FirstRate5 in the NatHERS course.

Our NatHERS course includes training in any one of the energy rating software tools…

Who can apply for a Class A licence?

This formal NatHERS qualification is designed to enhance a business that operates in fields such as:

  • Building Designers
  • Architects
  • BASIX Assessor
  • Building Certifiers
  • Builders
  • Local Council/Government agencies
  • Energy Assessors
  • Pre Purchase Building Inspectors
  • Non accredited assessors

Our price promise

  • Our price for this course is GST free
  • Our price includes software training in either  AccuRate, BERS Pro or FirstRate5
  • In the unlikely event, you receive a lower priced written quote on the identical training, we will beat it
  • The Recognition of Prior Learning price, is based on RPL of the full qualification. The reason for the low price differentiation is due to the fact that RPL is an assessment only pathway. In other words, the training component is not provided where a learner is applying for RPL
  • We do not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500
  • For your convenience monthly Payment Plans are available

Entry Requirements

To undertake the CPP41212 Certificate IV in NatHERS Assessment you are expected to:

  • Effectively read and extract information from plans, drawings and specifications for residential buildings,
  • Manage own work, professional development and ethical behaviour in a satisfactory manner,
  • Be able to use a personal computer, including basic word processing, spreadsheet, email programs and internet search engines,
  • Have a demonstrated capacity in literacy and numeracy, and
  • Have demonstrated interpersonal communication skills.

Training or RPL?

In addition, Education in Building delivers this nationally recognised NatHERS Certificate IV qualification via three (3) modes, being:

  1. Complete the entire course online

  2. A combination of Recognition of Prior Learning and online training

  3. Full recognition of prior learning (RPL)

If you are uncertain about which NatHERS Certificate IV mode would suit you best, contact EIB and we will advise you on the most beneficial and cost-effective pathway to achieve your qualification to become an Accredited Assessor.

Facts about the Class A Building Assessor course….

Complete the Request a quote form and by providing us some additional details we can send you an individual quote and an Information book with all the details about the Class A Building Assessor course.

Units of Competency for Class A & NatHERS are….

This nationally recognised qualification consist of 17 units of competency, as itemised below:

  • CPPCMN4008A – Read plans, drawings and specifications for residential buildings
  • CPCCBC4014A – Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPPHSA4014A – Meet regulatory requirements when completing NatHERS assessments
  • CPPHSA4016A – Advise on options for enhancing thermal performance of residential buildings
  • CPPHSA4011A – Collect information to support NatHERS assessment
  • CPPHSA4012A – Conduct NatHERS assessment of proposed residential buildings
  • CPPHSA4020A – Operate computer systems to support NatHERS assessment
  • CPPHSA4015A – Assess impact of building elements on thermal performance of residential buildings
  • CPPHSA4017A – Cost measures to improve thermal performance of residential buildings
  • CPPHSA4013A – Conduct NatHERS assessment of existing residential buildings
  • CPPHSA4001A – Assess household energy use
  • CPPHSA4003A – Assess household water use
  • CPPHSA4004A – Review thermal performance of existing residences using non-rating tools and techniques
  • BSBRSK401A    – Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • CPPACC4015A – Follow site occupational health and safety requirements
  • CPPHSA4018A – Manage own work, professional development and ethical behaviour
  • CPPCMN4004B – Develop and manage client relationships
  • CPPHSA5001A – Assess thermal performance of complex residential buildings
  • CPPCMN3004A – Respond to enquiries and complaints

Legend:

(C) – 11 Core units; (E) – 6 Elective units

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