Accredited Level 8 Certificate in Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings

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Event Information

Technological University of the Shannon in collaboration with The Heritage Council are delivering the Certificate in Energy Renovation of Traditional Building with two embedded modules running sequentially over 24 weeks. Starting week of 18 September 2023.

Module 1: Fundamentals in Energy Renovation of Traditional Building

Module 2: Building Defects Detection and Analysis

There is an option to study only Module 1 - Fundamentals in Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings, as a single subject.

Course Aim

Part-time accredited programme to develop knowledge and skills that allow building professionals to design and deliver high quality, energy-efficient renovations to existing traditional buildings (pre 1940s). This course will be of interest to those wishing to expand their renovation or retrofitting capabilities and qualifications in specifying for the repair and modification of traditional construction, architectural and engineering defect detection, and life cycle management.

Following the announcement of the Conservation Advice Grant Scheme for Vacant Traditional Farmhouses, This course will place them in a position to provide expert advice and support clients in energy renovation works under the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant.

This programme is supported by The Heritage Council.

Learning Outcomes

See module descriptors below.


Fundamentals - Colm Murray and Expert Guest Speakers
Detection of Defects -  Finola Deavy and Guest Speakers

Delivery Mode 

Blended delivery - Wednesday evening lectures 19.00-21.00hrs every 2 weeks and two Saturday all day practical workshop/site visit per module.

Registration Link

To find out more and register, click here.