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Domestic energy assessors calculate the energy efficiency of homes, apartments and other domestic buildings.
38 - 40
To be a domestic energy assessor, you’ll need to complete a specialist training course.
You may need a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card to work on a construction site.
To work as a domestic energy assessor, you'll need to complete a Level 3 Certificate in Domestic Energy Assessment and become a member of an approved accreditation scheme.
If you have previous experience in a similar field, such as property surveying or energy engineering, you might not have to complete as much training as a new starter.
Work experience is essential to gaining employment within the industry. You could gain this at school, or by working weekends and holidays with a company or relative who works as a domestic energy assessor. Potential employers will always be pleased to see work experience listed on your CV.
Additional skills which may benefit anyone considering a job as a domestic energy assessor include:
As a domestic energy assessor, you’ll work out how energy efficient residential buildings are.
The job role of a domestic energy assessor involves the following duties:
The expected salary for a domestic energy assessor varies as you become more experienced.
Hours and salary depend on location, employer and any overtime you may do.
* Salaries have been collected from multiple industry sources and have been updated as of 2019
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As a domestic energy assessor, you could move into a role as a commercial energy assessor.