Retrofit Assessor Training (PAS 2035)

Retrofit Assessor Training (PAS 2035)



Stroma Certification’s Retrofit Assessor Training course is a two-day course that upskills Domestic Energy Assessors and Green Deal Advisors to undertake domestic Retrofit Assessments in-line with PAS 2035. This essential training course delivers training for an integral role in the new PAS 2035 standard, every building that undergoes energy retrofit work will first need to be assessed by a trained and certified Retrofit Assessor.

Eventually, it is likely that every building that undergoes energy retrofit work will first need to be assessed by a trained and certified Retrofit Assessor.



Retrofit Assessor Certification

After completing your training, you will need to become certified to carry out domestic Retrofit Assessments in-line with the PAS 2035 standard. Stroma Certification’s Retrofit Assessor Scheme is TrustMark approved, you will be eligible to join as soon as you complete your training. Find out more here.



Course Content - Retrofit Assessor Training (Upskill)

The Retrofit Assessor Training (Upskill) will take place over a 2-day period. There will be a small element of pre-course reading, the reading list will be sent prior to the course. This background reading will cover the following subjects:

  • An introduction to BS 7913 – traditional construction
  • PAS 2035 Path C has extra requirements
  • An overview and differences between SAP and PHPP.


Day 1

The first day of the Retrofit Assessor Training will be classroom based, and will cover:

  • PAS 2035 Overview, the other roles, link to PAS 2030
  • Trust Mark Overview, including data warehouse
  • Energy Efficiency Advice – including government approved/endorsed services
  • The benefits of whole house retrofit.
  • Evidence requirements
  • Requirements of Scheme Membership – CDP, COC Insurance etc
  • Risk Assessment, Paths A, B and C – and impact on Assessors
  • Heritage buildings
  • Planning constraints and Site constraints
  • Building Structure
  • U-values & Linear Thermal Bridging
  • Solar gain/Heat Gains
  • Structural defects
  • Condition Report
  • RdSAP (extra data where necessary)
  • Identify existing energy efficiency measure(s)
  • Occupancy Assessment process
  • Estimating energy use and cost,
  • Moisture, mould damp and Ventilation, condensation, trickle vents etc.

Day 2

The second day will complete the practical-based element of the course. It will include:

  • The completion of a mock full report that you could use to send to the coordinator
  • A multi-choice exam, time will be allowed for anyone needing to re-sit the exam.

Next Course Dates

  • 19th November (Castleford)
  • 26th November (Castleford)
  • 10th December (Castleford)

Course Tutors

Sharon Street

Sharon Street

Sharon offers training and portfolio assessment assistance to the Stroma Certification team. She is a former Stroma employee who worked to deliver Stroma Certification services, including member assessment and training course provision. Sharon now works as a consultant on our domestic and non-domestic schemes to ensure compliance.

Angela Keyworth

Angela Keyworth

Angela is a highly experienced trainer of DEA and GDA training courses and has worked in various roles in the energy efficiency industry over the last 10 years. Angela has vast experience in the ECO market and understands the requirements of Energy companies and ECO providers.


Taylor Boutin

Taylor Boutin

Taylor has worked as a trainer within the energy assessment industry and has trained hundreds of DEAs for a major Energy Provider. Taylor currently delivers the Stroma DEA course.

Carol Monks

Carol Monks

Carol has worked within the Energy Assessment industry for over 12 years, having worked as an auditor, technical adviser and has attended the conventions group for many years. Carol is an active DEA and SAP assessor and currently delivers both the Stroma DEA and OCDEA training courses.



Book your Retrofit Assessor Training course

Training as a Retrofit Assessor will put you at the forefront of the exciting new PAS 2035 standard, the biggest change to the energy industry in some time. By becoming a fully certified and trained Retrofit Assessor you will be a sought after built environment professional who will carry out an integral function of the PAS 2035 standard framework.

Course: PAS 2035 Retrofit Assessor Training
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £600

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