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Unvented Hot Water

Registered list price: £180.00 + VAT

Non registered list price: £180.00 + VAT

Duration: 1 day
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This one day course is ideal for candidates who want to gain knowledge of installation, commissioning and servicing of unvented hot water systems in accordance with current legislation.

  • Relevant aspects of the Water Regulations, Building Regulations, British Standards and other related legislation
  • Unsafe situations and emergency actions
  • Pipework (including sizing, installation, defects and faults)
  • Testing (covers standing and working pressures, flow rates)
  • Safety controls
  • Installation requirements
  • Commissioning and servicing
This qualification is intended for plumbing/heating engineers involved in the installation, commissioning, service and repair of hot water systems, solar thermal hot water systems or air/ground source heat pumps.
The candidate must hold one of the following:
  • Hold existing Water Regulations/Unvented Hot Water Qualification
  • Appropriate NVQ Level 3 or BTEC or equivalent
  • Appropriate industry registration scheme: e.g. Gas Safe Register - ACS or OFTEC - 105E or equivalent
  • At least two years industry experience of installation of domestic heating and hot water systems currently un-certificated skills equivalent NVQ Level 3
  • At least two years industry experience of design and advice services of domestic heating and hot water systems at NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
After completing the Unvented Hot Water course you will be able to join a Competent Person Scheme.

This will enable you to self-certify your own work and remove the need to consult a building inspector.
Successful candidates might also consider undertaking training and assessment on the current Solar Thermal Hot Water course.

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