NEA Northern Ireland

Qualification and Supported E-Learning

Level 2 Award: Role of Domestic Renewable Technologies in Decarbonising Energy
Use in the Home

The UK government set out a target to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the whole of the UK by 2050.

This course will provide an introduction to the role domestic scale renewable technologies can play in reducing carbon emissions. It will provide a non-technical explanation of how the technologies work, the factors to consider when installing these technologies, costings, potential carbon savings and their advantages and drawbacks.

Course audience

Anyone who requires an introduction to decarbonising energy use in the home through the installation of the main renewable technologies.


No prior knowledge of the subject is required, however, as this is a level 2 qualification delegates will require basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to explain the role the key domestic renewable technologies can play in decarbonising energy use in the home.

How will the assessment work? 

The assessment consists of one open book exam which will take around 3 hours to complete.


Course — two half-day webinars followed by an open book assessment, there are no set timescales for the assessment, but it is expected to take around 3 hours.

For further details, fees and booking please contact

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