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CPD training in Fuel Poverty Awareness

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Severn Wye Energy Agency Ltd

Unit 15 Highnam Business Centre

Highnam

Gloucester

GL2 8DN

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The training is free for all frontline staff, volunteers and councillors who interact with vulnerable clients in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. Interested local community members are also welcome to attend.

Participants will

  • understand the main uses of energy in the home

  • understand what is meant by fuel poverty, how it is measured, and its causes

  • understand the effects of fuel poverty, how these can be minimised, and identify those at risk

  • be able to signpost and refer householders to appropriate support

  • learn how to assist clients/patients save energy and money while keeping warmer and healthier at home

The training is fully accredited by the CPD Certification Service and will count towards any CPD goals of staff/volunteers

‘Thank you so much for the training last week. It was a really engaging session and I am already finding it useful. ‘ Information & Advice Worker

The training is funded by all the local authorities in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, through the Warm and Well project . We can also run sessions in your workplace, please contact Eileen O’Haire on Eileeno@severnwye.org.uk for more details.

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