This short course examines a residential building’s thermal performance, covering Design & Construction Theory, Firstrate5 Software Operation & Professional Practice. This course gives the participant the requirements to accurately assess the thermal performance of residential building projects & the statement of attainment required for registering as an accredited building energy rater.
Knowledge relating to the basic principles of how buildings are constructed can be demonstrated through a current building qualification relating to the construction, design or certification of residential buildings, demonstrated experience in the building industry or experience in working with builders. Other Entry Requirements Statement of Entry requirements form, available from BRIT, must be completed prior to interview.
Course in Building Thermal Performance Assessment (Residential)
Key Study Areas
This course looks at the effects of building design & components on thermal comfort. Areas covered include;
· T1 - Thermal comfort & our environment
· T2 - Thermal performance of materials
· T3 - Design principles
· P1 - General Professional Practice
· S1 - Basic software operation
· S2 - Assessing a simple dwelling
· S3 - Two storey dwelling
· S4 - Complex designs and analysis
Where • Bendigo (City Campus)
This course uses an online RPL process for the theory & professional practice. The Firstrate5 software training will run over two days, 16th & 17th of December.
Selection Process • Individual Interview
Up Coming Courses
Campus Start Date End Date Attendance Mode
City Campus 16.12.2008 17.12.2008 Part Time
This course gives the individual the statement of attainment required for registering as an accredited building energy rater with;
Sustainability Victoria - Victoria only
Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA) - Nationally
Further Study Options None
Advanced Diploma of Building Design and Project Administration :: 40355SA
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
P1000 Professional Practice
S1234 Software Operation (Firstrate5)
TI230 Design And Construction Theory
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.