NOCN Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit

Course Code: XSZV000P

Subject area: Construction (Green Skills)

Study level: Part-Time

Course level: NOCN Level 2

Domestic retrofit is the process of upgrading our homes to make them more energy efficient, reducing carbon emissions, and creating homes that are healthier and more cost-effective to live in. This flexible eLearning course will give you a comprehensive and easy-to-follow introduction to a whole-house retrofit.

Silver Trowel is an Accredited NOCN Provider.

Qualifications received

NOCN Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit. This is based on completing all 6 modules and sitting a formal, invigilated multiple-choice exam.

Practical learning elements

Practical Training of Applying External Render Products in Our Workshop

Fully Funded


If you have some experience of energy efficiency projects already, this course will build your knowledge to give you a bigger picture of domestic retrofit. The course is designed to improve the employability of learners as well as lay a foundation for higher-level training. Employers are increasingly seeking staff who understand the fundamentals of retrofitting our homes.

The Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit is a flexible course, with tutor support, that you can study at your own pace. The course contains six modules, which take 30 hours to complete, you'll also spend 30 hours carrying out practical tasks in our workshop. Once enrolled you will have a 12-week window to finish the programme.

You can enrol on this throughout the year, at a time convenient to you.

Please contact our team to discuss enrolment at

Entry criteria

19+, Hampshire or Surrey based, and an initial interview will be carried out.

Learning & method assessment

You will be sitting a multiple choice exam.

The 1-hour exam will take place on the same day, shortly after the workshop. The workshop and exam will be available at our training centre on different dates.

User skills

Learners will gain an understanding of what domestic retrofit is, what it is supposed to achieve, what you need to know when working in the industry, and what to look out for when installing energy efficiency measures in homes.

For further information please call our operations Manager Colin Teagle:

02392 170420
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