Home Sustainability Assessment

CPP41110 Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessment

Education In Building is the leading Nationally Recognised provider of training for Home Sustainability Assessors. We  offer pathways to obtain this formal qualification throughout Australia.

Home Sustainability Assessors carry out  assessments and provide advice on improving the efficiency of heating and cooling, energy use, water use, and waste generation and management in homes.

This qualification is suitable for assessors wanting to obtain accreditation for the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard.

Home Sustainability Assessment

EIB’s course has been developed in consultation with leading industry practitioners…..

Who is this course for?

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

  • Building Certifiers
  • Property Managers
  • Local Council/Government agencies
  • Energy Assessors
  • PrePurchase Building Inspector
  • Residential Efficiency Scorecard assessors
  • NatHERS Assessors
  • Real Estate Agents

Entry Requirements

To undertake the CPP41110 Certificate IV in Home Sustainability 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, and 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 Home Sustainability Assessment Certificate IV qualification via two (2) modes, being:

  1. 100% Online, self-paced training, or

  2. Via recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Please click here to read about both options.

Additional Pathways

CPP41110 – Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessment is also suitable for:

  • Residential Efficiency Scorecard
  • Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES)
  • ACT Energy Assessors
  • Mandatory Disclosure

The facts about this course….

At Education In Building we believe that formal training like this should be affordable. As such, we offer our lowest price promise.

To ensure you are given the most suitable and economical fee possible we will give you an individual quote.

As a guide, here is an example of our fee:

Our Training fee

Many of our students are granted a number of RPL units because of their prior skills and experience and undertake the other units by self-paced learning online including software training their fee is just……


Our price promise:

  • Our fee for this course is GST free
  • 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, above, is based on RPL of the full qualification. The reason for the 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.
  • The total price per student may vary from the prices specified above, in instances where a portion of the qualification (measured in Units of Competency) is completed via a combination of Learning Pathway and RPL.
  • Our RTO does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500.
  • For you convenience monthly Payment Plans are available

The Units of Competency are…

This course contains 12 Units of Competency. Click to Show.

This nationally recognised qualification consist of 12 units of competency, as itemised below:

  • CPPCMN4004B Facilitate effective client relationships
  • CPPHSA4001A Assess household energy use
  • CPPHSA4002A Assess household waste generation and management
  • CPPHSA4003A Assess household water use
  • CPPHSA4004A Assess thermal performance of existing residences using non-rating tools and techniques
  • CPPHSA4005A Minimise health, safety and security risks when assessing home sustainability
  • CPPHSA4006A Manage own work, professional development and ethical behaviour as a home sustainability assessor
  • CPPHSA4007A Promote the adoption of home sustainability practices by residents
  • CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPPCMN3001B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • CPPCMN3004A Respond to enquiries and complaints
  • CPPCMN4008A Read and extract information from plans, drawings and specifications for residential buildings


(C) – 8 Core units; (E) – 4 Elective units

Need more information?

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