Become a Retrofit Expert: Courses to Transform UK Housing

We are excited to announce our new partnership with the Retrofit Academy, establishing Dumfries and Galloway College as the Retrofit Academy for the South of Scotland.

This collaboration marks a significant step forward in our commitment to sustainability. Together, we will deliver comprehensive retrofit courses designed to equip individuals—whether they are industry veterans or newcomers—with the essential qualifications needed to decarbonise UK housing. Our goal is to empower a skilled workforce capable of transforming every home into a warm, healthy, and low-carbon environment, driving forward the mission to create a sustainable future for all and help Scotland meet its net zero targets.

Explore Our Comprehensive Retrofit Courses

Our retrofit courses are designed to provide in-depth knowledge and practical skills at various levels of expertise, ensuring that both new entrants and seasoned professionals in the industry are well-prepared to meet the challenges of decarbonising UK housing.

From foundational understanding to advanced coordination and risk management, our courses cover the critical aspects of domestic retrofit. Each course is meticulously crafted to align with industry standards, fostering the development of a qualified workforce dedicated to creating homes that are not only warm and healthy, but also low in carbon emissions.

Join us in building a greener, more sustainable future through expert training and education.

Domestic Retrofit level 2

Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit

This qualification is the ideal place to start your retrofit journey, giving you a well-grounded understanding of domestic retrofit.

Level 3 retrofit

Level 3 Award in Domestic Retrofit Advice

Get the knowledge, skills and confidence to provide retrofit advice. The course gives you a comprehensive introduction to whole-house retrofit.

level 4 retrofit

Level 4 Award in Domestic Retrofit Assessment

With a blended approach, this course is delivered through eLearning and a half-day Boot Camp with a specialist tutor.

Level 5 retrofit

Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management

Enhance retrofit standards, improve processes & introduce new skills, capabilities & roles.

Why study a Retrofit course?

  1. Career Advancement: Gain specialised skills and qualifications that are highly sought after in the growing retrofit industry.
  2. Industry Demand: Meet the increasing demand for trained professionals capable of decarbonising UK housing.
  3. Environmental Impact: Contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions by making homes more energy-efficient.
  4. Economic Savings: Help homeowners reduce energy bills by improving the energy efficiency of their homes.
  5. Health Benefits: Learn how to create healthier living environments by addressing issues such as damp and poor ventilation in homes.
  6. Government Initiatives: Align your skills with national and local government policies focused on sustainability and green building practices.
  7. Professional Recognition: Achieve certification that is recognised and respected within the construction and building industry.
  8. Job Security: Enter a stable and expanding job market as the UK pushes towards its net-zero goals.
  9. Community Impact: Play a crucial role in improving the quality of life within your community through better housing conditions.
  10. Comprehensive Knowledge: Acquire a deep understanding of the entire retrofit process, from assessment and advice to coordination and risk management, ensuring a well-rounded expertise.

Got a question?

If you have a question about any of our Retrofit Academy courses, or you need advice on which course would best suit you – get in touch with our team and they’ll contact you to discuss your requirements.