• August
  • 1 day
  • Plumbing
  • SCQF Level 6

UN-VENTED DOMESTIC HOT WATER

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Intro to the course:

These courses aim to help plumbers and heating engineers who want to install Vented and Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems to comply with the appropriate Building Regulations and Standards. There are two distinct manuals, one for England/Wales and one for Scotland, as some regulations differ.

The manual for England/Wales covers Approved Document G3, Part L1 and Part P of the Building Regulations, while the one for Scotland references Part J of the Building Standards.

Qualification
SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part-Time Day

Start date
27/08/2024

Who is the course for?

This course is for plumbing and heating engineers who want to install Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems, and will demonstrate their competence so they can either join a Competent Persons’ Scheme allowing the self-certification of installations, or to notify the local Building Control department prior to commencing work.

What will I study?

The very comprehensive course starts with intensive training in the four modules, followed by the completion of three assessments including one practical. Candidates must successfully pass all three assessments to gain the BPEC Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems certificate and competency card.

Next step course options

NA

How will I be assessed?

Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.

 

Why should I choose this course?

Allows the individual/business to register with a competent person scheme allowing the self certifying of unvented hot water storage systems installations.

If you choose not to join a Competent Persons scheme you will need to notify the local Building Control.

Where can this course lead?

These courses aim to help plumbers and heating engineers who want to install Vented and Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems to comply with the appropriate Building Regulations and Standards. 

What are the entry requirements?

Trainees must hold a recognised trade qualification (e.g. NVQ/SNVQ Level 2 or 3 in Plumbing and Heating or Domestic Heating)

OR be working towards one

OR have evidence of a number of years’ experience in the plumbing or heating industry.                                                                                             

What are the interview arrangements?

NA

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for part time:

This course costs £200.

Find out more about Individual Training Accounts (ITA): https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Part-Time Day Start date 27/08/2024 Duration 1 day
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