CIOB conservation scheme welcomes retrofit roles
The Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) Building Conservation Certification Scheme has expanded entry requirements to certify individuals working within the retrofit sector. The scheme applies the same criteria as other similar certifications, but with energy efficiency and sustainability in recognition that climate change must play a part in everybody's role.
The CIOB Building Conservation Certification Scheme is suitable for individuals working on traditional or listed buildings. The programme was introduced in June 2017 in response to a growing demand for certified conservation specialists, providing individuals working on these buildings with a route to becoming certified conservation specialists.
Candidates must have some knowledge and experience of working on traditional buildings, although this does not need to be on buildings in conservation areas or listed buildings. If they do not hold specific conservation qualifications, they are required to undertake the CIOB two-day Understanding Building Conservation course.
This article originally appeared on the CIOB website. It was published on 15 February 2021.
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