An environmental assessment method, the SKA rating focusses on the non-domestic fit-out market. It looks at the key sustainability issues relating to a fit-out and rates a project on how well it performs against key issues.

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The SKA rating one day foundation course covers the philosophy and methodology of the SKA rating system. The course provides a high level overview of all the sustainability issues that relate to non-domestic fit-outs. It is the first part of a training programme that enables people to become accredited as Office, Retail or Higher Education Assessors.

Registering as a SKA rating accredited assessor

Delegates wishing to become a SKA rating accredited assessor to undertake quality-assured SKA rating assessments on behalf of organisations will be required to undertake additional training online. There are three schemes you can join: SKA Offices, SKA Retail or SKA HE.

Following successful completion of the online Office/Retail/HE exam you will need to register as an assessor. You must:

  • sign a declaration of your commitment to the RICS rules relating to SKA rating
  • pay a registration fee.

On receipt of the signed declaration and payment you will be registered as a SKA rating accredited assessor for the appropriate scheme (Offices and/or Retail and/or Higer Education). The accreditation will provide you with:

  • visibility of your details to clients on the SKA rating register of accredited assessors
  • exclusive access to the SKA rating assessor virtual online community
  • exclusive licence to certify fit-outs via the online tool.
I would like to thank all concerned with a fantastic educational two days on the SKA assessors training. The venue, lecturer and content were all top class.


Delegate fees SKA Foundation SKA Online Module  Assessor Registration Fee
 RICS members  £380 +VAT  £395 +VAT £100 +VAT
 Non-RICS members  £515 +VAT  £515 +VAT £175 +VAT

Course dates and further information

Book your SKA rating Foundation course online. Upon completion, you can apply to undertake the Office, Retail and Higher Education courses and exams, these modules are taken through the RICS Online Academy.

Ongoing obligations

As an accredited SKA rating assessor you will be required to pay an annual subscription from the January following your registration and will also be subject to quality assurance monitoring.

These new requirements have been introduced in line with RICS’ commitment to promoting the highest standards of professionalism. Find out more about the accreditation requirements.

Contact us for more information or to book your place over the phone:

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