BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Examination - Existing Assessors

An online training course followed by a half day exam session for existing BRE Global licensed BREEAM, EcoHomes or Code for Sustainable Homes Assessors who wish to add the BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment scheme to their qualification.

21 March 2017 - BRE wales

Details :

What the exam will qualify you to do

Passing this exam will allow you to get a BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment licence.  This allows you to submit assessments to BRE Global for certification, following the current BREEAM Quality Assurance and certification process.

What will the online course entail?

The online course will consist of presentations and exercises for you to go through.

Key learning outcomes from the course:

  • Gain an understanding of sustainable refurbishment and the refurbishment market

  • Learning the technical aspects of the manual

  • The assessment process and support structures in place for the scheme and assessors

  • A brief overview of Health & Safety and Building Regulations in a refurbishment context

  • The differences between the assessment of refurbishments compared to new build

Once booked on to the course, you will be emailed details of how to access the online training material. As this course requires pre-exam revision, the last booking date for this exam will be three weeks prior to the course commencement to allow delegates enough time to complete this revision.

What is the format of the exam?

The exam consists of 25 multiple choice questions. The duration is 90 minutes.

Delegates are strongly advised to prepare fully for this exam. 

Please note that you must present acceptable photo identification (ID) for admission to the examination. This may be either your passport, driving licence or EU ID card. Please note that without photo ID you will not be permitted to undertake the examination.

This scheme uses calculation tools which run in MS Excel with macros. Macintosh computers are unable to use this function and you will need access to a PC to complete assessments.

Intended audience :


To qualify for this course candidates must be licensed as one of the following:

  • EcoHomes Assessor
  • BRE Global Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor
  • BREEAM UK New Construction Assessor
  • BREEAM UK Refurbishment and Fit-out Assessor
  • Home Quality Mark Assessor

Please note that once qualified, to offer and carryout BREEAM assessments through to certification you or your organisation must hold the relevant BREEAM licence. To become licensed, all assessors/assessor organisations are required to hold a minimum level of professional indemnity insurance. Furthermore, depending on the scheme chosen, there may be an annual fee payable to BRE Global to hold the required BREEAM licence. For more information please see our FAQ page or contact us at

To redeem a discount code, please enter it into the “promotional code” box available at checkout

For more information:
BRE Academy Scotland
01355 576200

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