NEA Northern Ireland


Level 3 Award in Energy

Awareness 6281-01

Course format

Delivered face-to-face in a classroom setting the course will include a combination of PowerPoint presentations, activities and discussions to keep learners engaged.

All learners will receive a handout booklet covering the relevant topics.


The course will be delivered across three days (usually consecutive) followed by a one-day exam. The exam will usually take place a week after the training to leave a little time for learners to revise.

Course programme

Course times are generally 09:30am – 4:00pm each day (tea/coffee and lunch will be provided).

How will the assessment work?

Learners must attend an exam session observed by an NEA registered examiner.

The assessment is split into the following three sections and candidates should set aside a full day for the exam. Tea/Coffee and Lunch will be provided.

Exam Paper One (85 minutes)

  • Home Heating
  • Bills, Meters and Paying for Fuel

Exam Paper Two (75 minutes)

  • Cutting Down Heat Loss
  • Condensation and Dampness

Simulation (30 minutes)

  • Setting central heating programmers
  • Energy advisor role-play

For further details, fees and booking please contact

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