CPP41119 – Certificate IV in Home Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

(Home Sustainability Assessment) stream

Participants  who successfully complete this training will establish their status as a professional Home Sustainability assessor…

Home sustainability assessors provide advice to homeowners seeking to improve the efficiency, cost to run, sustainability and comfort needs of their household. They conduct on-site assessments of residences and advise on opportunities to improve comfort and to save on energy and water costs, and ways to live more sustainably in a residential environment.

Suitable for Home Sustainability Assessments throughout Australia

This qualification provides a diverse range of skills and knowledge needed by professional assessors in conducting home sustainability assessments.

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

Participants completing this qualification with EIB will be awarded the qualification of CPP41119 Certificate IV in Home Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (Home Sustainability Assessment) allowing you to be a fully qualified to undertake assessment anywhere in Australia.

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to source and analyse information on the thermal performance of existing residences. It includes providing advice on ways to improve thermal performance accounting for ownership and type of building, costs and practicalities of implementing improvement recommendations.
Aimed at individuals who work independently using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems in sustainability practices within the home.

How do I become a Home Sustainability assessor?

  1. Search for nationally recognised training providers, which are approved to deliver the Certificate IV in Home Energy Efficiency and Sustainability.
  2. Contact Education in Building or your chosen registered training organisation (RTO)
  3. Decide upon a mode of delivery. Examples include online, face-to-face, and workplace-based training and assessment.
  4. Ask for a written quote

What does the Home Energy Efficiency course cost?

  • You will find the fee structure in the course facts below.
  • We provide a written quote for anyone interested in completing the course
  • Our price 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, 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 and or your convenience payments are made monthly

What are the entry requirements?

To undertake the CPP41119 Certificate IV in Home Energy Efficiency and Sustainability 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 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 course 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 a NatHERS Accredited Assessor.

Facts about the Home Sustainability Assessment course….

Complete the Request a Quote form and by providing us details we can send you an individual quote and all the details about the Home Sustainability Assessment course.

Units of Competency are….

This nationally recognised qualification consist of 15 units of competency, as itemised below:

  • (E) CPPCMN4008 Read plans, drawings and specifications for residential buildings
  • (E) CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • (C) CPPHES4001 Research and assess impact of building elements on thermal performance of residential buildings
  • (C) CPPHES4002 Advise clients on thermal performance of residential buildings
  • (E) CPPHES4008 Assess household waste generation and waste management improvements
  • (E) CPPHES4009 Promote the adoption of home sustainability practices
  • (E) BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
  • (E) BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • (E) CPPHES4005 Assess household energy use and efficiency improvements
  • (E) CPPHES4006 Assess household water use and efficiency improvements
  • (E) CPPHES4007 Assess thermal performance of existing residential buildings
  • (C) BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • (C) CPPCOM4001 Manage own work, professional development and ethical behaviour
  • (E) CPPCMN3004 Respond to enquiries and complaints
  • (E) CPPCOM4002 Implement safe work practices in the property industry


(C) – 4 Core units; (E) – 11 Elective units

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