Become a CIBSE Certification Low Carbon Energy Assessor (LCEA) - Air Conditioning Inspector

CIBSE Certification's schemes are for competent personnel who provide robust, impartial knowledge and guidance in the design and operation of energy efficient buildings, and management systems.

All schemes conform to the requirements of  ISO 17024:2012 and registrants must comply with competency requirements, our code of conduct, maintain appropriate insurance and meet our CPD requirements.

Join the CIBSE Certification register of industry respected professionals to produce Air Conditioning Inspection Reports and carry out Air Conditioning Inspections.

Transfer route

CIBSE Certification accepts any applicants that are already certified via the APEL route as EPC, DEC or A/C assessors with other certification bodies via the Transfer Route. The applicant will need to provide supporting documentation (please refer to the transfer route under EPC, DEC or A/C for the information required for each of the 3 strands EPC, DEC or A/C)

APEL Route

CIBSE Certification operates the APEL (Approval of Prior Experience & Learning) Route to certification.

The APEL route is a fast, low cost route that recognises your prior experience and learning as an alternative to taking a specific Energy Assessor qualification and can provide certification to the highest quality via an application process.

CIBSE Certification are able to offer this route to all highly skilled/experienced practitioners who already have the knowledge and will be able to demonstrate their competence to meet the National Occupational Standards (NOS) without the need to obtain a specific Energy Assessor qualification.

This route is open to those with a minimum of 2 years of full time substantial experience in the last 5 years, in the following areas:

  • (LCEA) A/C - designing, installing, (including commissioning) or maintaining air conditioning systems; Level 4 for complex systems or Level 3 for simple systems. More information here.

The above routes allow the applicant entrance to the LCEA register.