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CPD Links: Online Near Zero Energy Buildings (Special Purpose Award Certificate, Level 6)

Date:

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Time:

online course

Location:

On-Line  live classroom seminars,  LIT Thurles (for 2 Saturday sessions).

Cost:

Course Fees:€1,450

Event Information

The programme is targeted at architects, builders, engineers and others involved in the building sector. Participants will develop an outline design for a new or retrofitted building with the aim of achieving a Near Zero Energy Building.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements will normally be a pass in six Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics or an equivalent qualification. Equivalence may be demonstrated by an appropriate qualification and significant relevant experience. Applicants who do not meet these requirements but who are aged 23 and over will be considered for entry on the basis of a written application and if appropriate an interview process.

Duration: Commencing on 14th January 2018 and concluding at the end of August 2018.

The programme will be delivered on-line with a total of 2 weekend sessions for site visits and design tutorials.

Application Deadline: 8th January 2018

Content:
Content will be delivered on-line with site visits/weekend sessions arranged in advance during the delivery period.
Module 1: Passive Solar and Sustainable Building Design
Module 2: Air Tightness and Ventilation
Module 3: Small Scale Renewable Energy Systems
Module 4: NZEB Project

Assessment/Examinations:
There will be no final examination but the programme is assessed using formal academic procedures.
Assessment will be carried out through a combination of Case Studies, On-Line Exams and engagement in on-line activities.

Qualification:
Certificate in Near Zero Energy Buildings (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 20 Credits).

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