Courses Available through our Partners Elmhurst Energy

At NPTC Group of Colleges, we are keen to offer the best training, qualifications and certifications to our learners, therefore we have shaped and built partnerships with other industry leaders to make sure we are working with organisations and businesses to deliver exceptional courses.

One of these partnerships is with Elmhurst Energy, an independent provider of energy assessment training, software and accreditation. Elmhurst Energy was established in 1993 and has trained and qualified over 7,500 energy assessors in the UK, making them the authoritative voice in the energy efficiency industry.

The Welsh Government has stated that to meet its climate change targets, our building stock must produce close to zero emissions by 2050, and by working with Elmhurst Energy, we can develop the skills needed to deliver this ambition.

Elmhurst Energy offers individuals the opportunity to expand on their existing profession or even build a brand new career as an Energy Assessor –  providing training, skills and accreditation in each area of Energy Assessment.

Energy Assessment Training available:

  • Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA)
  • Non-Domestic Energy Assessor (NDEA)
  • On-Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA)
  • Retrofit Assessor

The various training available through Elmhurst Energy ensures you learn the skills, knowledge and competencies to confidently fulfil your chosen role. Delegates can get 5% off the below training courses with the promo code: NPEL5


Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) Training

A Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) undertakes energy assessments on domestic/residential properties which include houses and flats.

This qualification course provides a fantastic opportunity for those wanting to become a fully qualified Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA), regardless of previous experience.

As a qualified DEA, you will gain the relevant skills and knowledge to undertake energy performance assessments for existing dwellings and can produce an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for any UK residential property being marketed for sale or let.

Elmhurst Energy has developed a training course which allows successful delegates to earn a City & Guilds Certificate for Domestic Energy Assessment.

Delegates can get 5% off DEA Training with promo code: NPEL5
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Non-Domestic Energy Assessor (NDEA) Training

A Non-Domestic Energy Assessor (NDEA) undertakes energy assessments on non-domestic buildings, including offices, shops and more.

This qualification provides a fantastic opportunity for those wanting to become a fully qualified Non-Domestic Energy Assessor (NDEA), whether you’re completely new to the world of energy assessment, or you already have experience in the industry.

As an Elmhurst trained NDEA, you will be well equipped to undertake energy calculations on these commercial buildings, using the approved Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM).

Elmhurst Energy provides three different training routes for those interested in becoming a NDEA, with two options for new entrants and one for experienced practitioners.

Delegates can get 5% off NDEA Training with promo code: NPEL5
Course options and further information


On-Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) Training

An On-Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA) undertakes energy assessments on new build properties.

Every newly built domestic dwelling in the UK requires an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). As an OCDEA, you will have the skills and knowledge to complete energy calculations using Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) software to produce a new build EPC.

Elmhurst provides two different courses which cater for both new entrants as well as those with previous experience in the industry. Each one will deliver the relevant skills, technical understanding and qualifications required in order to produce energy assessments and EPCs for new build dwellings.

Delegates can get 5% off OCDEA Training with promo code: NPEL5
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Retrofit Assessor Training

Elmhurst Energy’s Retrofit Assessor Training provides all of the relevant skills and knowledge for individuals to undertake retrofit assessments in accordance with PAS 2035; the new specification for the energy retrofit of domestic buildings.

The Retrofit Assessor role is recommended for Domestic Energy Assessors (DEAs) who already have relevant knowledge of energy assessment in existing residential buildings. This training can be delivered either online or face-to-face in a classroom setting.

Delegates can get 5% off Retrofit Assessor Training with promo code: NPEL5
Course options and further information


There is no prior experience needed to become an energy assessor, and assessors can become qualified in as many strands as they want, further increasing their earning potential.

Additional information:

  • Assessors can be employed by organisations or work for themselves
  • Self-employed energy assessors enjoy the flexibility the work provides
  • Energy assessment provides an opportunity to supplement your existing income, or build a completely new business
  • Work can be completed at your leisure, as long as there is daylight
  • Existing property professionals can expand their existing skillset to include the provision of energy assessments

For further information on Energy Assessment training available through Elmhurst Energy, please click here to visit their website or you can contact the Business Development Unit by clicking here.