A West of England Combined Authority initiative, delivered in partnership with the Green Register to support businesses across the region

We are offering 100 funded places to businesses wishing to undertake retrofit training, certify in PAS2030:19 and become Trustmark registered. These are essential requirements for contractors to access Green Homes Grant voucher scheme and ECO funded works. An additional 200 training places are available for contractors from the same company and there are a further 50 discounted training places for contractors who are currently unemployed.

Benefits of the programme

The programme comprises three elements:

  1. Training in whole house retrofit practices. This is delivered in the Futureproof Essentials 10 one-hour video training sessions that can be accessed to suit your schedule.
  2. Full support in achieving PAS2030:19 certification for your company. This is provided by FCA Compliance Services who will also offer mentoring and assistance throughout the entire verification process
  3. PAS2030:19 certification in a single measure with Trustmark registration provided by the British Assessment Bureau (BAB), enabling swift access to Green Homes Grant works.

Why join the Futureproof Skills & Certification programme?

The Futureproof Skills & Certification programme is designed to equip you with knowledge and certification to access the swiftly expanding retrofit market. Customers are increasingly demanding more energy-efficient homes that are fit for a low-carbon future. The Green Homes Grant voucher scheme, now extended until March 2022, has attracted a huge pool of these homeowners – all looking for contractors like you. We can offer a unique chance to get your business ready for a new era of building that’s better for people and planet – in a package designed to save you time and money.

This programme is short-term and limited to only 100 businesses plus training for 50 unemployed contractors, so early registration is advised. Applications will be taken until 30th April 2021.

More information

https://www.greenregister.org.uk/futureproof

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