Part G3 of the building regulations states that it is a legal requirement that all domestic vented and unvented hot water systems are maintained by a qualified person. On successful completion of this course, you will be certified for five years to install, service and commission domestic hot water systems in the UK.
You must place your booking 14 days before the start date of the course.
Who is the course aimed at?
This BPEC accredited course is aimed at plumbers and heating engineers who wish to gain the relevant certification to enable them to install, service or commission domestic hot water systems in the UK. To be eligible you must:
You MUST be able to provide evidence of one of the following BEFORE attending the course:
Hold a formal craft qualification e.g., National or Scottish Vocational Qualification (NVQ/SNVQ ) Level 2 or 3 in heating engineering or plumbing
Have a number of years’ experience in either conventional heating engineering or plumbing (Please supply evidence to support this statement
Currently undertaking a course in heating engineering or plumbing which will lead to a formal qualification, such as NVQ level 2 or 3 heating and ventilation or plumbing or have a number of years’ experience in either conventional heating engineering or plumbing (Please supply evidence to support this statement) including water regulations.
To sit this course, you must supply your water regulations certificate in evidence BEFORE attending this course.
Key Learning Objectives
- Unvented hot water systems and their operating principles
- Design and installation of unvented hot water storage systems
- Maintenance of unvented hot water storage systems
- Requirements of the Building Regulations Part L1 -conservation of fuel and power
- Sealed central heating systems
- Practical fault finding
- Course assessments
This course is run over 1 days.
Books / Manuals – You must bring the following manual: Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems, Certificate: You must be able to supply either a copy of a formal craft qualification e.g. NVQ/SVQ Level 3 in heating engineering or plumbing which will include Water Regulations, Essential that the course manual is studied before attending, Essential that the course self-assessment is completed before attending, National Insurance number, Or evidence to support a number of years experience in either conventional heating engineering or plumbing including Water Regulations, Or evidence to support that you are currently undertaking a course in heating engineering or plumbing which will lead to a formal qualification, such as NVQ Level 3 heating and ventilation or plumbing already holding Water Regulations, Photographic ID – One recent passport-sized photo.
Formal Craft Qualification, Formal Heating and Plumbing Qualification