G3 Unvented

From: £225.00


This BPEC 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

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

BPEC Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems certificate and competency card allows the individual/business to register with a competent person scheme allowing the self-certification 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

Course Description;

Unvented hot water cylinders are notifiable works under Building Regulations. They are potentially very dangerous if installed incorrectly. This course is a mandatory prerequisite for entry onto Biomass, Solar Thermal and Heat Pump training courses.

Course Objective:
This course is aimed at experienced plumbing and heating operatives who require a qualification in the installation, servicing and maintenance of unvented hot water systems from 15 to 500 litres. The course has recently been updated in line with the Part G Building Regulation and also includes new information and guidance on accumulators.


BPEC Certification.


£225+ Vat.

Course Outline:

• Regulations, standards & guidelines.
• Principles of hot water storage.
• Theory & understanding of expansion of hot water.
• Design considerations.
• Components and function.
• Accumulators.
• Safety controls, discharge & integration.
• Maintenance & servicing.
• Installation of unvented HW cylinders.
• Health & Safety.

1 Day (9:00 am – 4:30 pm)

Entry Requirements:

Although this course is aimed at experienced plumbing and heating professionals there is no formal entry requirement.

Dates and Locations:

  • Chesterfield – 17 April, 23 May, 20 June.

For booking purposes or general enquiries contact us on; 01246 588589.

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