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Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 - Energy) for Domestic Buildings. Training Part 1 of 3 - Scotland - This event has already finished

Part 1 (SAP Training) - Day 1 and Day 2

26 - 27 March 2018 - BRE Scotland

Details :

Part 1 of 3 - Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 - Energy) for Domestic Buildings

Training is a comprehensive two day programme, tailored to meet the entrance requirements for an Approved Certifier of Design (ACD), delivered in selected venues across Scotland, will include:

PART 1 (Energy Design Training - not compulsory for people wishing to become ACD)

BRE is offering high quality SAP 2012 training with a strong emphasis on hands-on learning and practice. This will give you confidence in the use of the tool to generate evidence for compliance with Section 6 - (Energy) of the Scottish Building Standards.

Part 1 - Days 1 and 2 will deliver the following:

  • The process of carrying out the new compliance calculation
  • Collecting input data, carry out calculations and interpreting results
  • The use of case study examples to give delegates in-depth practical knowledge
  • We believe there are three key elements to training you to use SAP 2012 with confidence:
    • Training sessions to give you background and impart knowledge
    • Live demonstration to explain program features and show the tool in action
    • Hands-on practice so you can reinforce learning by trying it for yourself on a range of case study building designs

Programme :

Day 1 Domestic ACD

  • SAP and Section 6 - Energy of the Scottish Buildings Standards
  • Standard Assessment procedure SAP 2012 background and overview
  • SAP conventions
  • Demonstration of entering a building design into SAP 2012
  • U value calculations
  • Thermal Bridging
  • Approved SAP 2012 software and a short overview of each software approved for Scotland
  • SAP 2012 Appendix Q

Day 2 Domestic ACD

  • Example data entry using SAP training software
  • Hands-on U-value calculations
  • Hands-on Heat loss calculation for  extensions
  • Hands-on SAP calculation, including thermal bridging calculation

For more details of the programme of training being offered by BRE visit http://www.bre.co.uk/energyrating/training.jsp

BRE's comprehensive ACD training is delivered in three parts.  You should register for each part separately. 




Part 1


 This training is delivered by one
 the foremeost SAP experts, assiting you to 
 become a competente Certifier of Design.

Part 2


 Mandatory training - The Role of the Certifier.

Part 3

Assessment and Exam

 Mandatory and must be taken in conjunction
 with Part 2.  You will need to send a booking
 form to BRE Scotland in order to book this

Link to web page for ACD for Non - Domestic: http://www.bre.co.uk/acd

Main link to ACD web page: http://www.bre.co.uk/acd/page

Intended audience :

  • Professionals wishing to become an Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 - Energy) for Domestic Buildings
  • Building designers and consultants with a basic understanding of energy use and building services
  • Building Control practitioners wanting to specialise in energy calculation and Section 6 compliance

For more information:
BRE Academy Scotland
01355 576200