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
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.
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.
• Regulations, standards & guidelines.
• Principles of hot water storage.
• Theory & understanding of expansion of hot water.
• Design considerations.
• Components and function.
• Safety controls, discharge & integration.
• Maintenance & servicing.
• Installation of unvented HW cylinders.
• Health & Safety.
1 Day (9:00 am – 4:30 pm)
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.