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The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has secured funding from the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) to fund skills training that will create jobs, raise skills and drive enterprise and economic growth.  The FMB has appointed CoRE to deliver Technical Skills training on an exclusive basis. This means that eligible courses offered by CoRE will be subsidised at a reduce rate.

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  • Understanding Sustainable Refurbishment in Social Housing (Manchester)

    Start Date: 03/02/2015

    End Date: 05/02/2015

    Presented by Russell Smith- Parity Projects. This 3 day module is designed to give candidates a thorough understanding of the policy, principles and practices of sustainable refurbishment in the context of both social and private housing.  The unit outlines the need for energy efficienct...

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  • Coordination and Risk Management (London)

    Start Date: 04/02/2015

    This unit is presented by Bob Prewett (Director- Prewett Bizley Architects) and Peter Rickaby (Managing Director, Rickaby Thompson Associates). The first explains the mission-critical role of the retrofit coordinator in providing end-to-end retrofit project management and customer care...

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  • Retrofit Building Services (Stoke)

    Start Date: 04/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Alan Clarke (Energy Consultant and Building Services Engineer) and John Willoughby (Energy and Environmental Design...

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  • Retrofit Ventilation (London)

    Start Date: 10/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Presented by Ian Orme and Peter Rickaby- Chair of CoRE Advisory Group and Director,Rickaby Thompson Associates.  Effective ventilation is critical...

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  • Retrofit Building Fabric (Stoke)

    Start Date: 10/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Mark Elton (Partner, Sustainable by Design LLP). The Focus is on retrofitting domestic buildings to improve ventilation...

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  • Understanding Sustainable Refurbishment (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 10/02/2015

    End Date: 12/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Presented by Russell Smith-  Founder and Director of Parity Projects.   This course provides students with a thorough understanding of the policy,...

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  • Assessing your housing stock (Manchester)

    Start Date: 11/02/2015

    Delivered by David Sherwin and Peter Rickaby The starting point for any retrofit programme is to know what type of stock you have in the first place. Many landlords rely on data that is out of date and inconsistent, and this can undermine decision making. This unit reviews techniques for...

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  • Retrofit Building Physics (Stoke)

    Start Date: 17/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Dr Sarah Price (Project manager and building physicist - Encraft) & Valentina Marincioni (UCL & Natural...

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  • Evaluating Options for Stock Improvement and Creating a Retrofit Plan (Manchester)

    Start Date: 18/02/2015

    This unit is presented by Peter Rickaby (Director, Rickaby Thompson Associates) and Kathryn Derby (Senior Energy and Sustainability Consultant, Rickaby Thompson Associates) Once you know what stock you have, you need to decide what to do with it. This unit deals with the comparative evaluation...

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  • Retrofit Building Fabric (London)

    Start Date: 23/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Mark Elton (Partner, Sustainable by Design LLP). The Focus is on retrofitting domestic buildings to improve ventilation...

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  • Fundamentals of Solid Wall Insulation (Stoke)

    Start Date: 25/02/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Russell Smith (Founder & Managing Director- Parity Projects). This unit provides an introduction to solid wall...

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  • Integrating Retrofit with Housing Asset Management (Stoke)

    Start Date: 26/02/2015

    Presented by Jeremy Kape (Director of Property Investment, Affinity Sutton) and Alex Willey (Asset Strategy Manager, Affinity Sutton) This unit provides an overview of the process of integrating retrofit in to a housing organisation's medium term asset management strategy, following the National...

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  • Building Services Retrofit (London)

    Start Date: 03/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Alan Clarke (Energy Consultant and Building Services Engineer) and John Willoughby (Energy and Environmental Design...

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  • Coordination and Risk Management (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 04/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Bob Prewett (Director- Prewett Bizley Architects) and Peter Rickaby (Managing Director, Rickaby Thompson Associates)....

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  • Finance and Procurement Options for Retrofit Schemes (Manchester)

    Start Date: 04/03/2015

    Presented by Bill Taylor (Managing Director, Taylor Armitt Consulting Ltd) This unit summarises the funding schemes set up by the UK government to promote energy efficiency in domestic buildings. It covers The Green Deal, The Energy Company Obligation, The feed in tariff for microgeneration...

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  • Responsible Retrofit of traditional buildings (Stoke)

    Start Date: 05/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Dr Sarah Price (Project Manager and building Physicist- Encraft) and Helen Brown (Head of building Physics- Encraft)...

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  • Promoting Energy Efficieny to Householders and Engaging Residents In Retrofit (Manchester)

    Start Date: 11/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Presented by Liz Warren(Director, SE2 Ltd) and Nicola Scorer (Green Futures Manager, Gentoo Group) A recent R&D project concluded that the most...

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  • Retrofit Building Physics (London)

    Start Date: 13/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Dr Sarah Price (Project manager and building physicist - Encraft) & Valentina Marincioni (UCL & Natural...

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  • Retrofit Ventilation (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 17/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Presented by Ian Orme and Peter Rickaby- Chair of CoRE Advisory Group and Director,Rickaby Thompson Associates.  Effective ventilation is...

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  • Fuel Poverty, Affordable Warmth and Energy Advice (Manchester)

    Start Date: 18/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Presented by Richard Macphail (Energy Trainer & Consultant, Richard Macphail) This unit deals with all aspects of fuel poverty and affordable...

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  • Fundamentals of Solid Wall Insulation (London)

    Start Date: 18/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Peter Rickaby (Managing Director, Rickaby Thompson Associates). This unit provides an introduction to solid wall...

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  • The social Housing Guide to Retrofit Best Practice (Stoke)

    Start Date: 24/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Presented by Bob Prewett (Director, Prewett Bizley Architects) and Peter Rickaby (Director, Rickaby Thompson Associates) There has been a huge...

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  • Responsible Retrofit of traditional buildings (London)

    Start Date: 26/03/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Dr Sarah Price (Project Manager and building Physicist- Encraft) and Helen Brown (Head of building Physics- Encraft) Most...

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  • Retrofit Building Services (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 02/04/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Alan Clarke (Energy Consultant and Building Services Engineer) and John Willoughby (Energy and Environmental Design...

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  • Retrofit Building Fabric (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 08/04/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Mark Elton (Partner, Sustainable by Design LLP). The Focus is on retrofitting domestic buildings to improve ventilation...

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  • Retrofit Building Physics (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 17/04/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Dr Sarah Price (Project manager and building physicist - Encraft) & Valentina Marincioni (UCL & Natural...

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  • Fundamentals of Solid Wall Insulation (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 23/04/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Russell Smith (Founder & Managing Director- Parity Projects). This unit provides an introduction to solid wall...

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  • Retrofit Live 2015

    Start Date: 29/04/2015

    End Date: 30/04/2015

    Retrofit Live is the leading two-day conference and exhibition dedicated to low energy refurbishment. About The event brings together CoRE’s Fellows, Members and Alumni with academics and built environment professionals. The conference seeks to identify best-practice and shine a light on the...

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  • Responsible Retrofit of traditional buildings (Birmingham)

    Start Date: 11/05/2015

    This unit has been subsidised by the Employer Ownership of Skills initiative (E-OS) in partnership with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). This unit is presented by Dr Sarah Price (Project Manager and building Physicist- Encraft) and Helen Brown (Head of building Physics- Encraft)...

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