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The Retrofit Academy CIC

The Retrofit Academy CIC

Updated November 2023.

About The Retrofit Academy CIC

Company Overview
The Retrofit Academy is an award winning Community Interest Company established in 2016. We are committed to high quality domestic retrofit that improves the homes people live in and reduces carbon emissions. We are the driving force in retrofit knowledge and skills. We have developed 6 nationally accredited retrofit qualifications and a further 6 retrofit training courses. We are the skills partner of choice for many local authorities, housing associations and major retrofit contractors. We have trained over 5,500 people to date. We are a small company making a big difference doing something we are passionate about.
Company Size 30 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Education & Training
The Retrofit Academy CIC Head Office

United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 90%
  • 2-5 years - 10%

Company Culture at The Retrofit Academy CIC

The employee experience below at The Retrofit Academy CIC, compared to a typical company.

88% of employees at The Retrofit Academy CIC say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
The Retrofit Academy CIC
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


This is a physically safe place to work.


Management shows appreciation for good work and extra effort.


When people change jobs or work units, they are made to feel right at home.


Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.


I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.

Working at The Retrofit Academy CIC

Our CEO (David) and COO (Jenny) deep in thought!
Proud winners of the Unlock Net Zero Skills and Training Award 2023.
Delivery of our award winning training by Clive Rowland, one of our amazing tutors.
The Retrofit Academy team at our autumn 2023 away day, celebrating our status as a Living Wage Employer.
Conversations in our Stafford office.
Grant, our Finance Manager, taking a bit of time out at the pool table!

Best Workplaces Lists

Great Place To Work® is proud to recognise The Retrofit Academy CIC on the following Best Workplaces Lists.

Interested in a career at The Retrofit Academy CIC, or just want to know more?

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