Frequently asked questions for BREEAM / Code for Sustainable Homes training
Because it will show that you are competent within that scheme.
The exam results are issued 15 working days from completing the exam.
Once the application has been received it may take up to three weeks to process the licence agreement.
Yes, however we require full payment in order to reserve a place on the course.
You are not required to bring a laptop with you. All course material is provided on the day, and is included within your course fee
Yes. The course fee includes all course material and the examination.
Please refer to our terms and conditions section.
VAT receipts are provided by our finance department. If booking online you will receive an automatic VAT receipt from our Netbanx booking facility. If submitting a booking form, you will need to select the VAT receipt option.
Yes, but parking spaces available onsite are limited. On arrival our security team will direct you.
Once a course becomes fully booked, it is marked FULLY BOOKED on the BREEAM website and the online booking facility for the course is deactivated.
To be a qualified BREEAM assessor you have to have successfully completed the relevant training course and a competent person examination. In addition, you have to submit and pass a test assessment. You are allowed up to 12 months to do this without having to attend further training. Typically, the time taken to complete and pass the assessment is around 3 months, but it can be less than this.
Code for Sustainable Homes:
To be a qualified Code for Sustainable Homes assessor you have to have successfully completed the relevant training course and the competent person examinations.
If your course is held outside of the UK, you will not be charged VAT. If you travel to the UK to attend a training course, you will be charged VAT.
Our online booking system is a safe and secure payment system. Your personal details can not be saved or stored using the online booking facility.
BREEAM is a scheme solely owned and run by BRE Global Ltd. It is a globally recognised accreditation, and BREEAM training is formally recognised by the RIBA CPD Providers Network.
Domestic buildings (i.e. the building types assessed under the Code for Sustainable homes) and Non-Domestic buildings (i.e. the building types assessed under the BREEAM schemes) have many different characteristics. Therefore, as a qualified Code for Sustainable Homes assessor, you will still need to complete the full training BREEAM Assessor training to become a qualified ‘Non Domestic’ building assessor.
The competent persons examination is a multiple choice exam.
Yes, you will need to attend a complete Code training course as the DEC course is an entirely separate scheme, using different assessment methodologies. Discounts are available to BRE trained and qualified EPC and DEC energy assessors on Code assessor training courses - please see the website for details of these and other discounts currently available.
Delegates should not make travel arrangements which require departure from the course before 18.00 Hrs. The timings and presentations above may change on the day.
You will remain as a qualified assessor; however you or your new employer will need to obtain a valid license to be able to continue submitting assessments to BRE Global.
Yes, please click here to view the procedure