Fuel Poverty and Fuel Debt in the Private Rented Sector

Course audience

This course is designed for private landlords and front-line workers encountering tenants who are in, or at risk of, fuel poverty and fuel debt.

Course aim

The course aims to help delegates understand the causes and impacts of fuel poverty and fuel debt; regulations affecting the energy efficiency of homes in the private rented sector; and signposting paths for landlords and tenants to access grants and assistance.

Course objectives

Explain:

  • the causes and impacts of fuel poverty and fuel debt
  • regulations affecting energy efficiency in the private rented sector
  • grants, advice and available assistance for signposting landlords and tenants to

 Course content 

  • the health impacts of fuel poverty and fuel debt
  • landlord responsibilities for:
    • Energy Performance Certificates
    • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard
    • Housing Health and Safety Rating System
  • fuel supplier responsibilities for assisting tenants in fuel poverty and fuel debt
  • schemes to improve the energy efficiency of homes
  • organisations to signpost tenants to for support and assistance

Duration

3 hours

Course dates / locations

This course can be delivered to organisations working with landlords in the private rented sector.

Further details, fees and bookings

Lynsey Thompson, Training Co-ordinator
Tel: 0191 269 2931

 

Published on 16-04-2019
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