BREEAM UK Non-Domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out | New Assessor

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BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out | New Assessor

This course equips you with the knowledge and skills to become a licensed BREEAM Non-Domestic Refurbishment and Fit-Out Assessor. This enables you to drive sustainability by assessing and delivering Refurbishment and Fit-Out BREEAM certified projects in the UK.

This training course enables you to understand BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit-out (RFO) assessment scheme, equipping you with the skills to carry out BREEAM assessments on RFO projects.

Successfully completing this course allows you to apply to become a BREEAM Non-domestic Refurbishment assessor.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Is it right for me?

While this course has no prerequisites, it is particularly aimed at those interested in:

  • Designing or specifying buildings for low environmental impact.
  • Delivering BREEAM environmental assessments.
  • Satisfying CPD requirements and gaining a recognised qualification.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD: 48 hours

After completing the course learners will be able to

  • Understand the BREEAM process and the context for BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out.
  • Navigate and be confident in assessing the technical aspects of the BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out scheme.
  • Understand the assessment process and the support in place for the scheme and assessors.
  • Understand the certification process.
  • Successfully carry out BREEAM assessments on RFO projects.

Successfully passing this course enables you to apply to become a BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out assessor.

Training Course Content

This course comprises of approximately 30 hours of own-pace online training introducing you to the BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out scheme. This is followed by a virtual classroom-based training course, focusing on technical aspects of the scheme:

Online training

Through interactive online modules, you will be introduced to the scheme, building your knowledge and confidence with it.

Virtual classroom training

  • Day 1: Learners participate in interactive workshops and group learning activities to better understand the technical issues in more depth and review issues in a wider context. Topics covered include: scope, scheme classification, weightings, certification, professional appointments, historic buildings, and a review of Energy and the Health & Well-being categories.
  • Day 2: Covers Energy calculators, a review of the Transport, Ecology and Material categories, Flood prevention & resilience and Waste strategies. The day also looks at the scope of BREEAM, examination information and the BREEAM Quality Assurance process.


The course concludes with a separate online examination. This will be set at a day and time to be agreed between the learner and ProctorU, our online examination partner. There are two exams which must be passed before a learner is classified as competent:

  • BREEAM General Understanding examination.
  • BREEAM UK Non-Domestic RFO Technical examination.

Why choose BRE Academy

100 years of experience in the built environment

More than 13,000 learners since 2015

100s of hours of CPD content for built environment professionals

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