Unvented Hot Water Storage (UHWS)

£275 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
Part G3 of the building regulations states that it is a legal requirement that all domestic vented and unvented hot water systems are maintained by a qualified person. On successful completion of this course you will be certified for five years to install, service and commission domestic hot water systems in the UK.
Who is This Course For?

This BPEC accredited course is aimed at plumbers and heating engineers who wish to gain the relevant certification to enable them to install, service or commission domestic hot water systems in the UK. To be eligible you must:

You MUST be able to provide evidence of one of the following BEFORE attending the course:

Hold a formal craft qualification e.g. National or Scottish Vocational Qualification ( NVQ/NVQ ) Level 3 in heating engineering or plumbing which will include water regulations

OR

Have a number of years' experience in either conventional heating engineering or plumbing ( Please supply evidence to support this statement ) including water regulations.

OR

Currently undertaking a course in heating engineering or plumbing which will lead to a formal qualifications, such as NVQ level 3 heating and ventilation or plumbing already holding water regulations.

Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Tue, 10th August 2021 Tue, 10th August 2021 Slough £275
Tue, 17th August 2021 Tue, 17th August 2021 York £275
Wed, 22nd September 2021 Wed, 22nd September 2021 Slough £275
Tue, 26th October 2021 Tue, 26th October 2021 York £275
Wed, 3rd November 2021 Wed, 3rd November 2021 Slough £275
Tue, 7th December 2021 Tue, 7th December 2021 York £275
Tue, 1st February 2022 Tue, 1st February 2022 York £275
Wed, 23rd March 2022 Wed, 23rd March 2022 Slough £275
Thu, 14th April 2022 Thu, 14th April 2022 York £275

  Day 1
Start 09:00
End 17:00
  • Unvented hot water systems and their operating principles
  • Design and installation of unvented hot water storage systems
  • Maintenance of unvented hot water storage systems
  • Requirements of the Building Regulations Part L1 -conservation of fuel and power
  • Sealed central heating systems
  • Practical fault finding
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Formal Craft Qualification.
Formal Heating and Plumbing Qualification.
Water Regulations
Photographic ID - One recent passport sized photo
National Insurance number
Essential that the course manual is studied before attending
Essential that the course self assessment is completed before attending
Books / Manuals - You must bring the following manual: Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems
Certificate: You must be able to supply either a copy of a formal craft qualification e.g. NVQ/SVQ Level 3 in heating engineering or plumbing which will include Water Regulations
Or evidence to support a number of years' experience in either conventional heating engineering or plumbing including Water Regulations
Or evidence to support that you are currently undertaking a course in heating engineering or plumbing which will lead to a formal qualification, such as NVQ Level 3 heating and ventilation or plumbing already holding Water Regulations
Course Training Team

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Richard Heighton

Senior Mechanical Training Consultant

Richard Heighton is a senior training consultant who has over 30 years experience in the commercial and domestic plumbing, heating and renewables industry. He ran his own business in the trade for 9 years. He is a qualified Certificate in Education practitioner and has been teaching and assessing in the life-long learning sector for 10 years.

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Kevin Hook

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Kevin has over 45 years experience in the plumbing and heating industry, as well as over 18 years teaching experience. He began his career as an apprentice and has worked his way up through various plumbing and heating companies. After successfully establishing himself as a plumber, Kevin moved into managing installations at Dolphin Bathroom Ltd before becoming a Project Manager at Wilson & Wright Ltd. Kevin has worked at various training companies as a tutor before joining PPL Training in 2007.


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