There’s a growing demand for new green construction skills resulting from increasing government regulations and climate change. Our industry needs to adopt a more carbon and environmentally considerate way of working to tackle the energy efficiency of our built environment by the net zero target of 2050.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Construction Wales Innovation Centre has been funded to offer a new training programme which we’ve called Construct Net Zero Cymru (CNZC). CNZC is made of two distinctive projects that will focus on broadening our understanding of the green agenda as well as develop practical training skills.
Not Business As Usual is a practical approach to promoting a greater awareness of the principles and techniques used in the design, construction, and maintenance of a variety of low–carbon construction methods, with a particular focus on the building fabric. Training will be offered to participants from Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
Efficiency Without Compromise is a Passivhaus training project that will create a greater awareness of the principles and techniques used in the design, construction, and maintenance of a variety of existing schemes in Carmarthenshire.
Individuals will be able to apply for places on Passivhaus courses including the the Certified Passivhaus Designer and Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson courses.