NEA Northern Ireland

Supported E-Learning

Fuel Poverty and Health

Course audience

This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about fuel poverty, its causes, and links with physical and mental wellbeing.  

Course aim

The course looks at the causes and impacts of fuel poverty with a focus on the health impacts. It aims to help delegates identify those likely to be at risk from fuel poverty and signpost to assistance. 

Course objectives


  • causes fuel poverty
  • health impacts of fuel poverty
  • causes of and remedies for condensation dampness
  • heat loss in the home
  • grants and other forms of assistance

How will the online learning course work?

Delegates will have access to the course for four weeks and be able to study online at a time and location that is convenient to them.

Organisation licences are also available to organisations wishing to train a large number of staff. The organisation licence includes an additional slide which can be tailored to include information specifically relevant to their organisation such as their logo and information about what assistance and schemes they are able to offer locally. This slide is included within the licence fee however additional slides can be added for a fee is required.


Tutor support will be available via telephone / video call. 

Suggested study time

This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete however each learner is different and e-learning offers the flexibility to study at your own pace.

For further details, fees and booking please contact

Nichola MacDougall, Training Officer
NEA NI Tel: 028 9023 9909