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CPCSUS5002 Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency

Become an accredited Energy Smart Builder! With energy prices sky rocketing, renovators are looking for ways to improve the energy efficiency of their house, and cut their energy bills. It's no longer business as usual. Builders who understand building science and how to retro-fit buildings for energy efficiency are in high demand! Upskill yourself and become a leader in your industry.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required when planning to improve the energy efficiency of an existing building.

This unit of competency applies to those involved in the design or development of retro fits for energy efficiency, including building designers, tradespeople and building project managers.


  • Identifying and evaluating the opportunities to improve energy conservation and efficiency of the existing building.
  • Research and select energy efficient materials, products and systems.
  • Finalising a retro-fit action plan


20 hours on-line and on-site


Australia-wide. Students must have access to internet and lap-top/PC with a web-cam Enrolments accepted 24/7



Eligible ACT residents are eligible for funding for training rebates of up to 70% of training costs through the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund. Submit applications for funding through the website.

Eligible WA residents are eligible for funding of training rebates of up to 80% of training costs through the Construction Training Fund.


This unit of competency counts towards Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) and Diploma of Building and Construction. Statement of Attainment issued by Best Option Training RTO No 41246. Residential and commercial builders who successfully complete this unit will be offered a free listing on the Green Building Institute directory

This project has been funded by the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage, through the Environmental Trust.