Certificate in Remote Green Deal Advice
Green Deal qualifications have been developed in response to the UK Government’s implementation of the Energy Bill.
The Green Deal Initiative is a financial arrangement to implement energy-saving measures with no upfront cost to the property owner/tenant. It is expected that Green Deal will enable many households and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their properties so less energy is consumed and greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.
The Certificate in Remote Green Deal Advice comprises six mandatory Units. This qualification is for people involved in advising new and existing consumers about Green Deal.
The Green Deal remote advice course includes background to the Green Deal, how the Green Deal operates, advice to potential Green Deal clients, and other practical customer service advice.
The Certificate in Remote Green Deal Advice is a competence based qualification which comprises six mandatory Units. SCQF level to be confirmed.
This qualification is currently available through training providers.
Why deliver this qualification
The Certificate in Remote Green Deal Advice is:
- designed for flexible delivery
- supported by an Assessment Guidance document
- linked to National Occupational Standards
Who does this qualification suit
This Certificate in Remote Green Deal Advice is aimed at people offering Green Deal Advice over the telephone/internet.
Access to this qualification is at the discretion of the centre. There are no specific requirements for prior qualifications, knowledge and skills and/or previous experience.
Achieving the qualification will enable learners to progress into employment or to further their career.
Qualifications are available for those learners who are seeking a career in carrying out Green Deal assessments:
- Diploma in Green Deal Domestic Advice
- Diploma in Green Deal Non-Domestic Advice
Centres with devolved authority are eligible to seek approval through their own internal approval process.
Centres without devolved authority will have to come forward for approval and should contact the Business Development Team for guidance in completing the combined CA1/SA1 form.
Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence.
How to assess
Direct evidence produced through normal performance in the workplace is the primary source for meeting the requirements. This includes naturally occurring documentary evidence (hard copy and electronic), direct observation of activities and witness testimony, as relevant.
Workplace evidence must be supported by the required evidence of knowledge and understanding.
A holistic approach towards the collection of evidence should be encouraged. The focus should be on assessing activities generated by the whole work experience rather than focusing on specific tasks.
Where can you take this course?
Group Award code: GF5Y 04
The Certificate in Remote Green Deal Advice comprises six mandatory Units:
|Unit title||Unit code|
|Provide Information to Customers on the Principles, Financing and Operation of the Green Deal||
|Understand How to Provide Information to Customers on the Domestic Green Deal Process via the Remote Advice Service||
|Understand How to Provide Information to Customers on the Non-Domestic Green Deal Process via the Remote Advice Service||
|Understand How to Provide Information to Customers on the process of producing a Domestic Energy Performance Certificate via the Remote Advice Service||
|Understand How to Provide Information on the process of Producing a Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificate via the Remote Advice Service||
|Provide Advice on Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Measures||
A generic Assessor Guidelines document is available for this qualification. A range of free associated resources can be obtained from Asset Skills’ website.
- Green Deal Assessor's Guidelines (1.59 MB)