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Bespoke In-house CPD training in sustainability skills for individuals, organisations and businesses. 

CAT has unrivalled expertise in renewable technologies and sustainability. CAT’s experts are in a unique position to deliver bespoke training programmes in renewable energy and all areas of sustainability for your business or organisation. 
From energy to economics, education to the built environment, CAT has an exceptional knowledge base for delivering sustainability training. 
All of our courses are designed bespoke to your needs. To ensure this we will go through a period of consultation with you to ensure we can provide the best possible training for your business or organisation. 
The majority of our bespoke courses can be delivered either at your facilities or in our purpose built training facilities located here in the stunning hills of South Snowdonia. 
Topics below are just the tip of the iceberg of what we can offer you, contact us for a no obligation consultation 01654 704 952

Sustainable Architecture and Eco-Refurbishment

We have staff who can deliver training on UK environmental policy and building regulations, the theory and practicalities of green building, eco materials and methods for retrofitting a building.


CAT experts can deliver training in principles and applications of sustainability in education, the built environment, the workplace and wider society.


With 35 years experience in energy and renewables, CAT’s energy experts can deliver training in energy efficiency and energy monitoring, renewables advice and how to make big bucks from the Green Deal! 



We have renewables experts who can come to you to deliver training in renewable technologies such as biomass and solar electric, UK policy and incentives such as Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive, renewables for the business or home owner.

Sustainable water and waste

Our water and waste experts can give you the benefit of their experience in water efficiency, rainwater harvesting, sustainable grey and brown water treatment and reed bed/compost toilet specification and construction. We have functioning demonstrations of all theses technologies on site to add further value to your training experience.

The process:

You contact us. We discuss your needs and what we can offer. We send you a course proposal. We find a date and book! 
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