Tackling fuel poverty within social housing

TCPD-Logo1his one-day course has been developed for staff working in the social housing sector and provides a synopsis of the issues that tenants should consider for avoiding fuel poverty and the associated health risks. It will equip staff with knowledge they can use on a frequent basis to support tenants to manage their energy use efficiently.
Course outline
  • Understand fuel poverty and the effect on heath
  • To instructing new tenants how to heat their home efficiently and use controls effectively
  • Explain fuel costs, meters, bills and how to switch energy supplier
  • Understand how to successfully access trust funds, grants and seek further assistance
  • To identify solutions to dampness and mould growth
  • To disseminate energy efficiency top tips
  • Appreciate new legislation

One day

Course dates / locations

This course is currently only offered on an in-house basis to organisations wishing to train a number of staff (maximum of 15 per course).


Please contact Lynsey Thompson for details.

Further details and bookings

E: Lynsey Thompson, Training Co-ordinator.
T: 0191 261 5677

Published on 17-08-2015
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