Building Thermography Category 2

Thermal Imaging Qualification

Category 2 thermal imaging course for the built environment, designed for practicing thermographers

The Building Thermography Category 2 course enables delegates to lead a team of thermographers in the surveying of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. The course builds on existing thermal imaging knowledge, and facilitates expert specialization within the built environment.

In the latest BREEAM UK New Construction 2014 technical manual (SD5076), it’s possible to be awarded a BREEAM credit by conducting a thermal imaging survey of a building by an ISO certified Category 2 thermographer.

Course Content

• Advanced Principles of Thermography
• The Microbolometer Infrared Detector
• IR Camera Operating Characteristics
• Reflected Apparent Temperature
• Target Resolution & Temperature Measurement

• Advanced Analysis of Thermal Images
• Commercial Building Construction
• Thermal Indexing
• Thermodynamics of Buildings
• Professional Practice

Certification Options


The Building Thermography Category 2 qualification, certified by the iRed Academy.

Assessment Requirements:
1 x iRed Examination
5 x Reports Submitted for Assessment

£1700.00 ex. VAT

ISO 6781 Certification

The Building Thermography Category 2 qualification, accredited to ISO 6781 certification.

Assessment Requirements:
2 x ABBE Examinations
1 x Portfolio of Evidence

+ £700.00 ex. VAT

ISO 18436 Certification

The Building Thermography Category 2 qualification, accredited to ISO 18436 certification.

Assessment Requirements:
2 x PCN Examinations
1 x Logbook of Experience (1 Year)

+ £300.00 ex. VAT

Course Details

£1700.00 ex. VAT

Optional Extras
ISO 18436 Certification
(+£300.00 ex. VAT)

ISO 6781 Certification
(+£700.00 ex. VAT)


Entry Criteria
This course requires a Category 1 qualification or equivalent

ELCAS Approved
As a registered ELCAS provider, servicemen can receive financial contribution from the MoD to attend this course.

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How to book

To book on a course, choose from the available dates and complete the booking form. During the booking form, you will be able to choose accreditation options, payment options (ELCAS, invoice or credit/debit card) and inform us of any dietary requirements.

Got questions about this course?

Contact our training team:

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01243 370 296

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