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Certificate in Residential Energy Retrofit Systems

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15 Weeks


Built Environment

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



Course Aim(s):
The aim of the Certificate in Residential Energy Retrofit Systems programme is to up-skill building services professionals to develop knowledge and skills that allow them to design and deliver high quality, energy efficient service systems for retrofitting existing buildings while complying with Ireland’s latest Building Regulations. This will also place them in a position to contribute to meeting Ireland's climate action and energy targets in relation to green retrofitting of buildings. It will additionally boost demand for energy efficiency from householders and the public sector - Government and the public - by having a trusted industryprofessional/standard.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry Requirements:
An honours degree (level 8) in a cognate (e.g. Engineering, Architecture, Building Services, Construction Management etc.) discipline or approved equivalent qualification
A level 7 qualification in a cognate discipline (e.g. Engineering, Architecture, Building Services, Construction Management etc.,) or approved equivalent qualification, with 1-year relevant work experience
Special Case Registrations:
Prospective participants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, including workplace experience, should apply to the Department of Flexible Learning Office using the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedure for consideration.

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What modules will I study?

Course Content:
Heating and DHW for Residential Retrofit (5 credits)
• Space heating
• Domestic hot water
• Heating and DHW renovation
• Policy and legislation
Ventilation Systems for Energy Retrofit (5 credits)
• Ventilation
• Ventilation systems
• Comfort and Indoor Air Quality
• Ventilation and heating systems relationships
• Commissioning and testing of systems

RES Electricity and Smart Buildings (5 credits)
• RES Electricity
• Smart buildings and System Integration

All students will require a laptop. TUS will provide access to all relevant software for upload



More Information

Blended delivery with online lectures and tutorials supported with face-to-face workshops.

Number of Weeks: 45

Delivery Day/Evening:

Times: TBC

Location​: TBC 

Information on Assessment/Examinations:
A variety of continuous assessment techniques include:
• Online quizzes
• Individual projects
• Group project with presentation

Full title of Qualification:
Certificate in Residential Energy Retrofit Systems