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RetroFit Advisor Programme

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What you'll learn

Want a career tackling climate change? Looking for a job that pays well with good opportunities and career progression?

To tackle climate change we need to improve the energy efficiency of a large part of the UK’s 27 million homes by installing insulation and new technologies (e.g. solar panels). This process is called Retrofit. Retrofit Advisers play a key role here.

•Great phone & email-based customer support and advice to people going through or considering retrofits
•Drive things forward behind the scenes by booking installers and contractors
•Process grant applications and review surveys
•Conduct initial online property assessments

Entry requirements

•Open to anyone living in London between the ages of 18 -29, not currently in work or education.

This online course is taught using Microsoft Teams

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

New to video calls? See our guide

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Requirements

•No Experience needed

•Laptop & other equipment provided if needed

•Universal Credit continues whilst on course

•Open to anyone living in London between the ages of 18 -29, not currently in work or education.

Start date 1st of November 2021

Learn everything you need to know to get certified as a qualified Retrofit Adviser on the free 10 week programme, nail a job interview with employer partners and launch a ‘green’ career.

Starting salary of £20-£23k. Play your role in tacking the Climate crisis and our transition to ‘Net Zero’.

If you would like more information on how to apply please contact Dalal.al-jalaby@islington.gov.uk

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