Please ensure you complete the relevant training course(s) before completing your registration to be a BER Assessor.
Step 2: Complete the BER training course
Please ensure you have completed the relevant training course(s) before completing your registration to be a BER Assessor.
SEAI listed training providers include:
For more information, please contact your selected training provider.
Information on how to register with SEAI as a BER assessor training provider can be found here.
Domestic BER Assessor
QQI Accredited Domestic BER Training Course
To register as a BER Assessor you must complete the QQI Accredited Domestic BER Training Course with one of SEAI’s listed Training Course Providers.
All candidates are required to achieve a minimum grade of 70% within the training course in order to register with SEAI.
The Domestic BER Training Course Specification Document provides an overview of the learning outcomes and expectations of candidates upon successful completion of the Training Course.
The Occupational Standard for Domestic BER Assessors details the required knowledge, skills and competence of a registered BER assessor. It describes the standard of knowledge expected of a registered domestic BER assessor to work independently as a competent assessor.
This standard identifies the primary activities and responsibilities that are fundamental to the Building Energy Rating Assessment of dwellings.
Domestic BER Refresher Course
The Domestic BER Refresher Course is aimed at candidates who previously completed the QQI Accredited Domestic BER Training Course and designed to update their knowledge of the DEAP methodology, DEAP manual, survey guide, DEAP 4 software and any other relevant changes to the BER programme.
For first time entrants to the BER Register, if your QQI Accredited BER Training Course was completed more than 24-months ago you are required to have completed a Domestic BER Refresher Course with one of SEAI listed training providers.
Existing BER Assessors
Previously registered BER assessors re-entering the BER Register who have not been registered as a domestic BER Assessor for the preceding 24-months (or more), will be required to meet the pre-qualification criteria for registration, resubmit the Domestic BER Assessor Application Form and successfully complete the Domestic BER Assessor Refresher Course.
Non-Domestic BER Assessor
Candidates joining the Non-Domestic BER Assessor Register are required to complete the Non-Domestic BER Assessor Training Course with on of SEAI’s listed training providers.
All candidates are required to achieve a minimum grade of 70% within the final assessment of the training course in order to register with SEAI.
Complete the SEAI DEC assessor workshop.
The next DEC workshop is due to be scheduled on the 19th March 2024.
To register your interest for the next DEC workshop, please contact the BER Helpdesk on email@example.com
Note that if there is sufficient interest in attending the DEC workshop, the workshop may take place at an earlier date.