Duration: 3 days
This course is designed to give an entry level qualification and can be used as evidence of training for installers applying for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme. The course covers the most common solar hot water systems installed in the UK.
Aims of Course
On completion of the course delegates should have knowledge of:
Fully filled sealed systems
Drain back systems
Flat plate collector systems
Evacuated tube collector systems
Direct flow evacuated tube collector systems
Successful candidates will receive certification
The course is not intended to cover roof work in detail but does cover affixing solar panels to roof structure, associated legislation, risk assessments and working at height requirements.
Who should attend?
Experienced domestic heating installers or plumbers who wish to extend their scope of work into domestic solar water heating.
Suggested prior knowledge or understanding
The candidates will be required to hold a G3 Unvented Hot Water Systems certificate, Water Regulations, Energy Efficiency (Part L) certificate and a recognised qualification in a conventional fuel (Gas Safe, Oftec, Hetas) or an NVQ 2 or equivalent plumbing qualification.