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Unvented Hot Water

Duration: 1 day training & assessment
Level: Advanced

Cost: £170

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If you work with unvented hot water systems, you must have unvented hot water training and certification. This is a legal requirement.

It is illegal to work on unvented hot water systems of over 15L without this qualification.

You are also required to notify the local building control department of any unvented hot water system installations.

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However, by undertaking this course you will no longer need to contact your local Building Control Officer to approve your work.

On successful completion, you will have the recognised competencies to design, install, service and maintain unvented systems.

This means you can self-certify your work, which is a more cost-effective route as compared to notifying building control bodies.

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What you'll learn

This course covers the installation and safety requirements of unvented hot water storage systems.

On successful completion, you will qualify to apply for Competent Persons Scheme Certification. This means you can self-certify your own hot water systems plumbing and heating work.

You will learn the regulations, standards and guidelines; as well as:

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Design considerations
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Components and functions
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Safety controls
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Servicing
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Fault finding
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Maintenance

Course Details

How long is the course?

The course takes place over one day and includes training and assessment.

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 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?

Yes. You will need to bring pens, paper and a calculator.

All other tools and equipment required for training and practical workshops are provided by the centre.

You will also be required to dress appropriately.[TH5]

Are there any entry requirements?

You must be qualified or experienced in the heating or plumbing industry. This is a required qualification for anyone working with solar thermal hot water installations.

How much does the course cost?

The fee for this course is £170 (minimum group of 4)

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