FirstRate5 Online Software Course

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FirstRate5 Software Training

Do you need to learn how to use FirstRate5 but sick of waiting for a course to be run?

Don’t have time to spend 2 days in a classroom and prefer to learn online at your own pace?

This course is the answer for you...

Developed with input from leading industry experts, this course consists of a series of instructional videos supported by activities that are designed using leading adult-learning principles to help you use FirstRate5 to complete thermal performance assessments. At the end of the course you will be able to operate FirstRate5 and can successfully model buildings for NatHERS Assessments, BASIX assessments in NSW, or to use FirstRate5 improve the thermal performance of your building designs.


The course offers a number of benefits, including:

  • You can start at any time so no more waiting for the next course to run
  • The course is offered online, so you don't need to spend days out away from work or have to spend thousands of dollars to travel interstate.
  • The program is self-paced and video-based, which means you can stop, pause and re-watch each lessons as many times as you like.
Transformed is one of Australia’s most awarded Registered Training Organisations, with over 38 awards over the past 7 years including Telstra Business Award, 7 Australian Business Awards, 5 Australian Training Awards, iAwards for innovation as well as international accolades for our innovative training programs.

What you get

In this course you get unlimited access to:

  • Over 60 videos explaining how to download, install and use FirstRate5 (5.2.3)
  • Detailed instruction on how to:
    • Download and install FirstRate 5 software
    • Zone the building;
    • Model walls, windows, ceiling penetrations and floor types, including insulation and various glazing types;
    • Building unique wall constructions using the FR5 wall builder;
    • Model external shading, screens, eaves and adjacent buildings
    • Calculate heating and cooling loads; and
    • Calculate building star ratings for single storey, double storey homes as well as multi-storey apartments
  • A certificate of completion demonstrating your skills and knowledge in using FirstRate5


Course Price is $695 (includes GST). 

 Other courses like this cost over $2,800 and then you are away from work for 4-days, meaning lost work and revenue. So the real cost is closer to $7,500.

"I also want to take the opportunity to thank you for all your help during my studies.  I think your training company is very professional and I would endorse you and Transformed to anyone looking to study distance learning"
Doug Madarovski
"Just wanted to say thanks for putting up with me and getting me over the line!! Which I know was a bit difficult with no background in the industry!! Thanks very much and I look forward to starting my business and conquering the world as an Energy Rater!"
Laura Lace.