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Central Heating Design and Boiler Fault Finding Course

Duration: 4 days training + 1 day assessment

Cost: £600

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This five-day course is for you if you are looking to enhance your practical and technical knowledge of boiler and central heating fault finding and repair.

Unlike other boiler fault finding courses we look at system design faults as well as boiler faults.

This course has been accredited by Blueflame Certification and on successful completion, you will receive a certificate.

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I’ve always felt very supported at Barrett Bell, while I was learning and since I’ve moved on. Their whole ethos is about getting people into work… and it’s true.

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What you'll learn

This course is aimed at engineers who are already working within the heating industry and ready to upskill to the next level.

You will become a master at fault finding on different types of boiler and heating systems.

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Electrical Health & Safety
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Safe isolation and the law
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How to use a multi-meter
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Multi-meter testing principles (resistance and continuity)
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Continuity testing
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S + Y plan system wiring
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Boiler sequence of operation
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Boiler component testing
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Testing of heating controls
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Logical and generic fault-finding methods
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Typical faults
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Manufacturers’ instructions
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Open Vented Systems
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Unvented systems
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System design faults

Course Details

How long is the course?

This is a five-day course. You will spend the first four days training, with an assessment on the final day.

When and where does the course run?

Courses run throughout the year at either our Watford or Stevenage centres. Contact us to find out when the next one starts or to get on the waiting list.

How is the course taught?

You will learn at one of our centres with hands-on, practical training. We have two Hertfordshire training centres to choose from, one in Stevenage and one in Watford.

How is the course assessed?

You will be assessed with a multiple-choice test and practical assessments.

Are there any entry requirements?

Do I need any materials or equipment to take the course?

Please bring a notepad and pen for taking additional notes. Otherwise, all learning materials are provided.

Are there any entry requirements?

You must hold CCN1 and CENWAT1 or the equivalent NVQ/Diploma in gas utilisation, installation & maintenance.

You must also be Gas Safe registered.

How much does the course cost?

The fee for this course is £600.

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