To complete the registration process, you must enrol in the SEAI online induction module.

Step 5: enrol in the SEAI BER Induction Module

In order to complete your registration as a BER Assessor, you will need to complete the online induction module. The module will provide information on:

  • Supports available from SEAI including the BER Helpdesk
  • Technical documents
  • BER Assessors Code of Practice
  • Quality Assurance (QA) processes 
  • NAS/NDNAS
  • Communications from SEAI 
  • Additional knowledge development resources

Please note, if you have recently successfully completed your BER training course and have not yet received your QQI certificate, you may submit a letter from your BER trainer on company headed paper confirming your BER training course results and the date of course completion. You must submit to SEAI a copy of your QQI certificate to finalise your registration application. Registration will not commence until a copy of your QQI certificate is received and all other registration criteria have been met.

Online induction modules are scheduled at set times throughout the year and dates will be published on this page. Please ensure that you have first submitted your BER Assessor Registration Form to SEAI in order to enrol in the module. 

Once you have completed the online module:

  1. You will be provided with your BER Assessor registration number,
  2. Your name will be entered onto the National Register of BER Assessors.
  3. You will be provided with your accounts in both DEAP 4.2 and the National Administration System (NAS)/Non-Domestic Administration System (NDNAS) for the publication of BER assessments.

Induction module training dates

You must submit your BER Assessor registration form before being invited to the online induction module. The final dates for registration applications are indicated below, alongside the scheduled dates of the online induction modules. The online induction module will be 120 minutes in duration.

Please note, DEC Assessors are not required to complete the online induction module.

Final Date For Acceptance of Registration FormsDate of Online Induction Module
Tuesday 20th of December 2022 Tuesday 10th of January 2023 10.00 am -12.00 pm
Tuesday 21st of February 2023 Tuesday 7th of March 2023 10.00 am-12.00 pm
Tuesday 25th of April 2023 Tuesday 9th of May 2023 10.00 am-12.00 pm
Tuesday 20th of June 2023 Tuesday 4th of July 2023 10.00 am-12.00 pm
Tuesday 22nd of August 2023 Tuesday 5th of September 2023 10.00 am-12.00 pm
Tuesday 24th of October 2023 Tuesday 7th of November 2023 10.00 am-12.00 pm
Tuesday 19th of December 2023 Tuesday 9th of January 2024 10.00 am-12.00 pm

Step 6: Mentoring

Following your registration as a BER Assessor, you will be allocated a Mentoring Audit with one of SEAI’s registered BER Auditors, as outlined in Section 2.3 of the BER QADP. This will be randomly selected from one of your published BER assessments.

During a mentoring audit, you will be accompanied by one of SEAI’s registered BER Auditors during an on-site re-assessment of one of your published BER assessments. Mentoring audits are one of the learning resources provided by SEAI, within which you will be given the opportunity to ask questions and discuss various aspects of the BER’s data inputs with your assigned auditor. Learning outcomes and feedback, along with any details of non-compliances or further action required by you with regards to the BER publication will be provided to you following your mentoring audit. Learnings can then be carried on by you, when completing any subsequent BER assessments.

One of SEAI’s registered BER Auditor’s will be in contact with you directly to organise your mentoring audit.

Additional training resources including previous webinar sessions can be accessed here.