Sustainability Skills
for Learners

Curious about the sustainable built environment, innovative practices and how energy efficiencies are being achieved? Learn how to use digital design, drawing software and understand how new retrofitting techniques are used within the construction industry
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Environmental Technologies 

(Introduction to Retrofit)

Location

Bath College

Course duration

5 weeks

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About this course

An entry level introduction into retrofit assessing, including the skills used by the housing and construction industries and the private sector.

This will allow you to ascertain the sustainability of homes and buildings and be able to provide information on how energy efficiency can be improved. This can be a skill on its own or a progression pathway to consult
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Building Information Technologies

Location

Bath Spa University

Course duration

5 weeks

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About this course

This module aims to give you an introduction to Building Information Software – an increasingly used construction tool to aid with the digitalisation of the built environment. Using AutoCAD and Revit, you will develop the skills needed to start a journey into the design and drawing used within construction.
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What career support will I receive?

Throughout FWD you’ll:

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Critically evaluate the UK hidden job market using labour market information to take a more proactive approach to 
job searching
Identify your current skills and ways to build your awareness of opportunities
Evaluate your career journey so far 
and identify priority areas to focus on throughout the FWD career module
Understand skills involved for a successful interview, including using 
the STAR technique and anticipating employer expectations and questions
Ideate and prototype your brand statement/ elevator pitch
Understand the importance of networking and developing strategies 
to create new connections
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members are saying

Dhundi Bhusal

“Very pleased with  Module 1 Start your own business. Nick was absolutely brilliant and very knowledgeable. Big thanks to everyone from Bath Spa and Bath College for their brilliant skills for delivering this fantastic Module and your hard and amazing skills.”

Alfonso Buono

“I personally enjoyed every aspect of the course sharing experience meet new people and learning new skills.”

Alice Appleton, Clera Healthcare Ltd

“Fantastic course, really valuable and well timed – good length etc.”

Interested in applying?

Your next step is to complete an application form which will only take about five minutes. We will then contact you to have a short conversation to better understand your situation, discuss your learning needs and ensure your suitability for your chosen course.

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