Training information

To become a Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) accredited assessor, you need to complete the required training including the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) Energy and Water for Offices Training and the CBD Accredited Assessor Training Course.

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NABERS Energy and Water for Offices training

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment manages NABERS nationally on behalf of the Australian, state and territory governments. It also manages the national training and accreditation for NABERS accredited assessors.

Ideal candidates for the NABERS Assessor Accreditation Course have formal qualifications and/or skills in the management and operation of commercial buildings. Those with experience in building energy efficiency may also be suited.

More information on becoming a NABERS accredited assessor can be found on the NABERS website.

Please note: no other courses accredit assessors for either NABERS or the CBD Program.

CBD Accredited Assessor Training Course:

The Commercial Building Disclosure Online Course is a mandatory requirement for gaining CBD accreditation. The course contains two interactive online modules and an exam. The training is provided by NABERS and is entirely self-service, trainees can complete the modules and exam at their own pace. There is a course fee of $50 for the training.

For further information please email: or alternatively call the CBD hotline on: 1800 020 131

CBD assessor training slides for tenancy lighting assessments

Training slides. CBD assessors who have completed their training may use these resources to assist with onsite assessments or as a refresher when required.