FREE Basic Energy Awareness Training

IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN COMMUNITIES

NEA the national energy efficiency and fuel poverty charity is offering a limited number of FREE 3-hour basic energy awareness training sessions.  Courses are for frontline practitioners who work directly with households in or at risk of fuel poverty who are struggling to manage their energy use and/or keep their homes warm.

Courses are available to those working in both statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

The course will help trainees to become more energy aware and will equip them with the knowledge to provide basic energy advice and to signpost individuals to appropriate schemes, support and services to help them achieve a warmer, more energy efficient home.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Understanding fuel poverty and the impact of cold homes
  • Energy use at home
  • Getting to grips with heating and hot water systems and controls
  • Understanding fuel bills, payment methods and getting the best energy deals
  • Sources of advice, schemes and services.

All trainees receive FREE information resources to help signpost advice recipients to available services.

COURSE DATE : Wednesday 31st January /  LOCATION: Age UK Sunderland Bradbury Centre, Stockton Road, SR2 7AQ / COURSE TIMES: 10:00 am -13:00pm or 13:30pm -16:30pm

FURTHER DETAILS AND BOOKINGS:

Please email your preferred session choice to Tracy Norris, Business Support Officer, NEA / Tel: 0191 269 2946 / E-mail: tracy.norris@nea.org.uk