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NABERSNZ Practitioner

This in-person course is a practical introduction and will provide an understanding of the NABERSNZ tool requirements.

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What you need to know

The NABERSNZ Practitioner programme recognises a need for knowledge and leadership around the NABERSNZ rating tool, without the necessity for an in depth understanding of the specifics of how ratings are achieved.

The Practitioner programme will prepare participants to take a leadership role in initiating and implementing a NABERSNZ certified rating and will provide an understanding of the tool requirements sufficient to knowledgeably contribute in the commercial office development arena.

Pricing (excl. GST)

$1,025 Member price
$1,025 Non Member price


9am - 5pm


Karstens, Tower 1, Level 4, 205 Queen Street.



80 NZRAB points available

NABERSNZ Practitioner course FAQs

The one day Practitioner programme will:

  • Identify the key drivers for the introduction of an energy rating tool in New ZealandIntroduce the NABERSNZ rating tool
  • Identify some of the aspects of energy use that a NABERSNZ assessment considers
  • Explain the requirements of the rating tool and the data required to do a rating
  • Assist participants to communicate key messages about NABERSNZ to other employee

The NABERSNZ Practitioner qualification will be awarded to participants on successful completion of an online exam.

The online exam will require additional time investment beyond attending the course and must be completed within two weeks of attending the course.

The NABERSNZ practitioner course is suited to those who :

  • work in-house in an owner or tenant company ( property, facilities, energy and sustainability managers)
  • are involved in the design and fit out of energy efficient buildings (architects, engineers, HVAC or lighting specialists)
  • Have a policy or strategic interest in energy efficient buildings ( council, professional bodies, government)

Upon completion of the NABERSNZ Practitioner course, you are allowed to register to the NABERSNZ Accredited Assessors course, when you meet pre-requisite requirements before being accepted onto the Assessor Training programme. If Practitioners meet those requirements they may be able to achieve this qualification by completing Day 2 only of the Assessor training programme.