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Introducing our new practical retrofit qualification

Attract new customers and reduce carbon emissions

The Green Register is proud to launch a new retrofit qualification for construction professionals. 

Register your interest using the form below to be the first to hear about updates and sign-up information.

Stay ahead in the Construction Industry

In today’s competitive construction industry, staying updated with the latest sustainable practices is crucial. This qualification equips you and your team with the essential skills to lead the way in energy-efficient construction. Investing time in this course is an investment in your business, enabling you to offer innovative solutions, meet the growing demand for sustainable homes, and gain a competitive edge. 

Enhance your team’s expertise, attract more clients, and secure your position as a leader in the field.

Green Register training is always delivered by experts in their fields and has helped us enormously as a company. We’ve been able to improve the quality of our work and increase our efficiency, thanks to the knowledge and skills we’ve gained from your courses.

Ben East, Earthwise Construction

About the qualification

This hybrid course is essential for contractors, trades, and other key players in the construction workforce to gain the skills needed to start understanding retrofit measures. Successful completion of this course results in a Level 2 qualification, certified by built environment specialist awarding body ABBE. The qualification includes an online accredited technical introduction to retrofit construction and a series of in-person practical demonstrations initially held in the West of England.

What are the benefits to your business?

  • A UK-wide qualification, recognised by ABBE
  • Hybrid course that blends interactive online learning with hands-on practical training
  • Learn from expert trainers in sustainable construction and successful retrofit business owners 
  • Gain skills and confidence to grow your customer base and meet expanding demand for lower-energy homes
  • Get a competitive edge with skills for a new construction workforce delivering high quality, low-carbon buildings
  • Peer networking opportunities

Retrofit West Business Support

The Retrofit West Business Support initiative is designed to help you meet growing demand in retrofit. Its aim is to create a skilled retrofit workforce, promote sustainable practices, and support businesses like yours to deliver low-carbon measures effectively. If you’re based or working in the West of England Mayoral Combined Authority region (B&NES, Bristol, S Gloucestershire) you may be eligible to apply to access The Green Register’s retrofit qualification training at low cost and benefit from additional workshops to help boost your transition to retrofit and discover business support opportunities such as loans and grants. You’ll also be able to join the Retrofit West Professional Directory and connect with new customers looking for professionals skilled in retrofit delivery.

The Green Register’s seminars and courses are practical, targeted and allow access to a wide range of construction issues facing professionals today. There is a depth of knowledge displayed by the presenters that would be difficult to surpass.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is the qualification for?

A: This course is a technical introduction to retrofit construction and is ideal for contractors, trades, project managers and anyone with construction industry experience wishing to gain essential practical knowledge on the principles and practices of retrofit measures.

Q: What does the course consist of?

A: The accredited course includes an online technical introduction to retrofit construction with in-person practical training. It combines online, self-directed learning with hands-on, practical workshops. All modules are assessed and independently accredited by awarding body ABBE.

Q: What are the key benefits of this qualification?

A: Participants who successfully complete this course will gain a recognised qualification, practical skills and networking opportunities.

This qualification is funded by the West of England Mayoral Combined Authority through the Green Recovery Fund.