What will you learn? This training and assessment is designed to provide experienced heating and plumbing engineers with the necessary skills for the basic design, installation, commissioning and service of solar thermal systems.
Successful candidates can diversify their business into the emerging renewable energy market. The early adopters of solar thermal technology can win unique business and exploit the opportunities that the microgeneration industry presents.
Who is the course aimed at? Individuals who wish to self-certify solar thermal installations through a government scheme operators.
The Course Programme:
Types of systems
Types of solar thermal panels
Survey and design
System design criteria
Health & safety issues
Installation criteria and requirements
Testing and Commissioning
Service and maintenance
Candidates will need:
A recognised plumbing qualification such as an NVQ level 2 or equivalent experience
A WRAS approved Water Regulations qualification
Unvented Hot Water storage systems qualification
An Energy Efficiency qualification issued by a 17024 UKAS accredited body
An independently accredited health and safety qualification covering Working at Heights, CoSHH and Manual Handling qualifications
How is the qualification assessed? Each knowledge unit features an onscreen exam, with a further internal centre marked assignment for the unit covering the knowledge to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems.
Duration: 3 days.
How much does it cost? £650+VAT.
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