We are supporting The Retrofit Academy CIC with their mission to train over 200,000 competent retrofitters by 2030. We have started to deliver their courses at ACL, find out more below.

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Retrofit Courses

There are currently two Retrofit courses on offer, these are level 2 and level 5. Find out more about these courses & enrol below.

Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit

You will learn:

  • Introduction to Domestic Retrofit
  • Domestic Retrofit Information
  • Health & Safety
  • Domestic Retrofit Materials
  • Protecting the Work Area
  • Retrofit Contract Information
  • Common Domestic Retrofit Installation Processes
Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management

You will learn:

  • Introduction to Domestic Retrofit
  • Retrofit Quality Assurance and Risk Management
  • Building Physics – Thermal Efficiency
  • Building Physics – Managing Moisture Risk
  • Assessing Dwellings for Retrofit
  • Improvement Option Evaluation and Medium-Term Retrofit Plans
  • Improving the Building Fabric – Floors and Roofs
  • Improving the Building Fabric – Walls and Windows
  • Improving Air-Tightness and Ventilation
  • Improving the Building Services – Heating, Hot Water, Lighting & Power
  • Improving the Building Services – Renewable Energy Systems
  • Post Retrofit Testing, Monitoring and Evaluation

Why Learn at ACL?

We know we’re not the only provider with these types of courses in Essex but here’s why we think you should choose us:

We Only Teach Adults

We teach a wide range of ages from 19+ come to learn with us, there is no upper age limit!

Our Courses Could Be Free

We might be able to help you out with course fees as well as funding support for things such as resources, childcare and IT equipment.

Centres Across Essex

We have centres all across Essex, so wherever you are there will be a centre close to you. There are also lots of opportunities to learn online if you prefer.

Rated "Good" by Ofsted

We have been rated good by Ofsted and are constantly improving so we know that we can give you the best learning experience.

Progression Opportunities

With our wide range of courses including retrofit level 2 and level 5, there are a range of ways you can progress.

First Class Tutors & Resources

We only hire the best tutors to give you the best learning experience possible. We make sure all our resources are up to date with the latest information and accessible to everyone.

No Experience Needed

You don’t need any experience of retrofit to start off on our level 2 course, we will teach you from the very beginning.

Find the Right Level for You

We use pre course assessments to make sure you are enrolled onto the best level based on your current skills.

Very Positive Learner Feedback

We regularly ask our learners for feedback to see what we are doing well and how we can improve, so far we have got some very positive feedback.

Opportunities to Learn Online

If you don’t want to travel to a centre to learn we also have lots of online courses for you to sign up to.

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