Our Courses

If you require training in airtightness testing or other aspects of energy assessment then look no further. Elmhurst Energy offers a wide range of training, including Level 1 and Level 2 training, using our own resources or through carefully selected partners.

Level 1 Airtightness Testing

Train to become a Level 1 Airtightness Tester with Elmhurst’s course for new entrants – practical exercises included for both Pulse and Blower Door method.

Pulse Airtightness Training

Find out about Pulse, a new and approved method for air tightness testing, in this one day course for air tightness testers.

Background Ventilation Testing

Expand your skills to include Background Ventilation testing with this new two day course – Ideal for retrofit work!

IRT: Air Tightness Testing Course (Level 2)

Extend your air testing services to include buildings greater than 4000m³. with this level 2 course.

Thermal Imaging for Buildings

Air Tightness Testers who attend this course will acquire the skills and knowledge to deliver thermal imaging heat loss inspections for domestic properties and commercial buildings.

IRT: Air Tightness Testing Course (Level 1)

Learn how to perform airtightness tests for existing and new build properties.

Airtightness testing levels

Level 1

  1. Training and Assessment: Candidates must attend a training course at an approved centre and pass the exams, practical assessments and subsequent review of 3 unpaid tests in order to apply to EAS. The Level 1 certificate will be required to join the scheme. If you already have your certificate from the training please apply here. To find out more about training courses please click here.
  2. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning): Candidates who have industry experience must submit test reports and associated envelope area calculations to demonstrate that the National Occupational Standards for air tightness testing have been met. If successful, candidates will then have a site audit including questioning to ensure competence. Please contact us to discuss this route of entry.
  3. Other aligned training: Please contact us to discuss this route of entry.

Level 2

  1. Training and Assessment: Level 1 air tightness testers must attend a training course at an approved centre (IRT Training), and pass the assessments in order to apply to EAS. The Level 2 certificate will be required to join the scheme. If you already have your certificate from the training please apply here. To find out more about training courses please click here.
  2. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning): Candidates who have industry experience must submit test reports and associated envelope area calculations to demonstrate that the National Occupational Standards for air tightness testing have been met. If successful, candidates will then have a site audit including questioning to ensure competence. Please contact us to discuss this route of entry.
  3. Other aligned training: Please contact us to discuss this route of entry.

Want to find out more?

Get in touch to find out more about airtightness training and how to join the Elmhurst Airtightness Scheme.