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NEA / City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Energy Awareness 6281-01

The Energy Awareness 6281-01 course is 25 years old this year and to date more than 25,000 people have gained the qualification.


This four day course is the recognised standard within the industry for those providing energy advice to members of the public.




This course will enable participants to advise clients on a range of issues including:

  • The efficiency and appropriate use of heating and hot water systems, and the functions of the controls
  • Interpret domestic fuel cost data using reference materials
  • Advise clients on how to record gas and electricity consumption and work out costs
  • Inform clients of ways of paying for gas and electricity
  • Identify the potential to improve energy efficiency in a range of dwellings
  • Explain Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation
  • Advise clients on how to avoid condensation and how to take remedial action where condensation dampness exists





Course Dates

Exam Dates


4, 10, 11 March 2015

18 or 19 March 2015


10, 11, 12 March 2015

18 or 19 March 2015


17, 18, 19 March 2015

26 or 27 March 2015


14, 15, 21 April 2015

28 or 29 April 2015


20, 21, 22 May 2015

02 or 3 June 2015


This course can also be delivered in-house to organisations wishing to train a group of staff, for further details please contact [email protected]     


FEES (open access per person)



NEA Members

Non NEA Members

Not for profit organisations / charities

£696 plus VAT

£806 plus VAT

Commercial / profit making organisations

£816 plus VAT

£926 plus VAT




If you are interested in attending a course or hosting one for your own organisation please contact Lynsey Thompson, Training Coordinator at NEA on 0191 269 2931 or email [email protected]




In addition to this course NEA offer a range of qualifications and short courses (1day / half day). Further details can be found on our website.   


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