NatHERS accredited software v5.3.2 (3.21)

Participants who successfully complete this course will establish their status as a professional FirstRate5 user…

Education In Building is proud to be the only Nationally Registered Training Organisation offering training in the NatHERS accredited FirstRate5 Software.

This course is suitable to achieve the nationally recognised qualification – CPPHES4004 – Conduct thermal performance assessments of  residential buildings

FirstRate5® software is an easy-to-use interactive tool with a graphic user interface. It enables designers and thermal performance assessors to generate energy ratings for a house by tracing over floor plans.

FirstRate5 Software integrates the Chenath calculation engine to estimate the annual heating and cooling energy. It can also be used to rate an existing design or as an interactive tool to optimise the design beyond compliance.

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Who is this course for?

This formal FirstRate5 software course is designed to enhance a business that operates in fields such as:

  • Building Designers
  • Architects
  • BASIX Assessor
  • Building Certifiers
  • Builders
  • Energy Assessors
  • Pre Purchase Building Inspectors

Why pay for an Energy Rating when you can do it yourself?

What is included?

This training takes you through the whole process from start to finish and include practical demonstrations ;
  • Introduction to FirstRate5 Software
  • FirstRate5 Manual
  • Modelling of a Single storey residential dwelling
  • Modelling of a Double storey residential dwelling
  • Modelling of a Split level residential dwelling
  • Modelling of an Apartment residential townhouse
  • Modelling of a Dual occupancy residential dwelling
  • Producing Certificates
All reference material and manuals are provided with the tutorials.

Entry requirements

To undertake the FirstRate5 software training 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, and email programs and internet search engines,
  • Have a demonstrated capacity in literacy and numeracy, and
  • Have demonstrated interpersonal communication skills.

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