EN:Able Communities to host Retrofit Skills Growth Summit


Leeds conference to gather contractors and learning providers to address challenges to skilled retrofit workforce.

EN:Able Communities CIO are hosts of the Retrofit Skills and Business Growth Summit – Yorkshire on Monday 8th July at Printworks, Leeds City College.

Funded by the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) North East and Yorkshire Net Zero Hub and sponsored by Lovell Partnerships, the one day conference will bring together Efficiency North’s retrofit contractors and consultants and leading training providers in Yorkshire to explore the challenges of delivering the skills and workforce needed to meet the demands of the growing demand for retrofit works.

A range of expert speakers from the National Homes Decarbonisation Group, West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), Leeds College of Building, Good People, the National Retrofit Hub, and Exeter College will lead discussion on national policies, innovative learning pathways, and the current and future landscape of retrofit-related training in Yorkshire.

This event will provide an opportunity for contractors to speak to industry leaders and have a voice in how we can shape the future of retrofit training to deliver the skilled workforce needed.

If you would like to attend

The summit is free of charge.  If you would like to take up one of the few remaining places, please contact EN:Able Communities Head of Operations Simeon Perry Simeon.perry@efficiencynorth.org

More information about the event HERE.

Have your say

Pre-summit surveys for contractors working in retrofit in Yorkshire and training providers

If you work for a contractor operating in retrofit in Yorkshire or a training provider, your help is needed to gain a clear picture of the retrofit skills gap to inform discussion by taking a quick multiple choice question survey.

Click here to take the contractors survey https://forms.office.com/e/8zsr70Zq0s 

Click here to take the training provider survey https://forms.office.com/e/ZKk80PA8ex

All data provided will be treated confidentially and anonymised.  Statistical data only will be used.  Any information you supply will only be used for this purpose.  

The surveys will close on Friday 28 June.

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