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Certificate in Building Energy Management

Course Points
Course Duration
One semester
Course Level
Level 6
Course Start Date
Wednesday 21st September

Course Summary

This 12-week course will provide learners with a solid understanding of low energy building design and management with a view to enhancing career development in this area.

Important notice about this course


The course will focus on Sustainable Energy and Energy Technology

The knowledge, skills and competencies that participants will gain are relevant to their career development. The treatment of all course subjects will encourage the development of intellectual skills of analysis, synthesis, critique and communication. This will be achieved by building upon both prior learning and experience of participants to develop a broader understanding of low energy building design and management.

The course is made up of 2 modules:

  • Energy Technology (7.5 credits)
  • Passive and Low Energy Design (7.5 credits)

The course is delivered one evening per week (Wednesdays 5.30-9.30pm) for ONE semester.

Participants of this course may use this qualification to progress their career in the following areas:

  • Energy Technology & Property Management
  • Sustainable Design
  • Project Management
  • Property Manager
  • Energy Auditing & Assessment

Total course fee: €750 (payable as follows):

Application Fee: €50 (non-refundable if you are made an offer of a place)

Accept Offer Fee: €100 (non-refundable)

Final Payment = €600 is payable by 31st October.

To be eligible for entry to the course, prospective candidates must have obtained ONE of the following:

Five passes in the Leaving Certificate including Mathematics and either Irish or English.


Pass grade in the LCVP


Full Level 5 or 6 FET Award


Applicants with equivalent qualifications and/or relevant minimum 5 years work experience in the case of mature student applications (i.e. over 23 years of age).


Applicants MUST have a trade background or be a professional working within the property industry.

This course has been designed to facilitate professionals practising in the areas of building design, management and technology. Its purpose is to provide expertise in terms of; energy use, environmental performance and sustainability in the design and operation of buildings and their associated facilities and services systems.

Phil Bradley (Department of the Built Environment)
Phone: +353 (0)429370200

Course ID DK_ECBEM_6
Course Type Flexible & Professional
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 6
Duration One semester
Fees €750.00
Starting Date Wednesday 21st September
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Credits 15
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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Delivery Method Online

How to Apply


Please upload copies of your existing qualifications and your CV when you apply.
The closing date for applications is  7th September (or until all places are taken whichever comes first)