Videos Online

Want to earn CPD Points?

SmartRate now offers assessors and industry stakeholders the opportunity to rent and view online videos and webinar recordings that cover a wide range of topics.

Some videos are free and the maximum cost is $33.00 to access a video for up to 30 days.

CPD points can be earned by viewing a video and proving our team at SmartRate with a brief description of what you learnt by watching the video.

NOW AVAILABLE

  • BERS Pro Webinars - 6 Videos
  • How to carry out a Section J Assessment - 10 Chapters

To access Videos Online click here


NatHERS Software Courses

SmartRate offers training in NatHERS Software around Australia.

Courses are available in BERS Pro, FirstRate5 and Accurate Sustainability.

Participants attending these courses will learn how to model single storey and two storey houses and units. The modelling of complex buildings and non standard materials is covered.

Software training is offered in 2 levels -

  • Basic course - introductory course for new entrants that covers all of the basic techniques required to correctly use your preferred software tool
  • Intermediate course - this course builds on the skills learnt in the Basic course and includes the modelling of more complex buildings

Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a Statement of Completion that states they are competent using the software and satisfy the requirements to practice as a House Energy Rater. 

These courses are ideal for new entrants to the profession and existing assessors who wish to improve their knowledge and skills.

Courses are scheduled around Australia and we also are able to do one on one courses or in house training on request.

INTERESTED?

If you have any quesitons please complete an Enquiry Form and we will get back to you.

To see the schedule of upcoming courses click here


Short Courses

SmartRate offers a range of short courses.

We also offer courses in how to complete BCA Volume 1 Section J Assessments and BCA Volume 2 Deemed to Satisfy Assessments are now available.

Courses are scheduled around Australia. To see what courses are available in your region or to register your interest to attend please click here.


Assess Complex Residential Buildings Course

SmartRate is now offering Advanced Software Courses in BERS Pro, FirstRate5 and Accurate Sustainability.

Participants attending this course will learn how to model complex buildings and non standard materials.

Upon successful completion of the Advanced course participants will receive a Statement of Completion. 

The course is ideal for existing assessors who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment of complex residential buildings and specialist materials.

It is also suitable for assessors who wish to practice in the ACT.

Completion of this course earns CPD points for ABSA and BDAV accredited assessors.

For details on the course click here