New FREE Training Announced: Energy Advice for Practitioners & Volunteers

Energy Advice for Practitioners & Volunteers – Douai Pavilion, Woolhampton, Berkshire, RG7 5TG

10am – 12pm – Wednesday 23rd January 2019

The course aims to provide training, advice and useful information to practitioners or volunteers that work with low income and vulnerable individuals. These include families, those with long-term health conditions and the elderly.

By attending this training learners will know and understand the definition of fuel poverty, and how to advise and support the clients or the group/individuals they work with, to reduce their home energy costs through a variety of ways.

This includes:

  • funding and grants available to those on low-incomes
  • how to compare costs, and switch supplier to get the best deal on energy
  • grants available to those in debt with their energy
  • how to reduce energy costs at home by reducing the amount you use
  • how to register as a priority in case of a power cut
  • assistance from Thames Water for vulnerable individuals on low incomes
  • useful sources of further information

It is FREE to attend and delicious refreshments will be provided but places must be booked: . This training free as it supported by West Berkshire Council Adult Community Learning.

A Children’s Centre Manager in Wokingham recently attended a training sessions and said: “Excellent information, and relevant for the work we do with families.’

After acting on the advice individuals from low income households can save between £100 and £450 pounds per year! 

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