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Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (Unvented)

Course code: G37P104
Type: Part Time
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £175.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

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

Why choose us

Upon successful completion you will gain an industry accepted qualification that enables the individual/business to register with a competent person scheme allowing the self-certifying of unvented hot water storage systems installations.

What you could do next

If you meet the entry requirements, please follow the link and apply online or contact the Low Carbon Technology Training Centre to discuss your application.

Popular modules

This course references Approved Document G3, Part L1 and Part P of the Building Regulations (for England and Wales), and consists of the following four modules:

  • Vented and Unvented systems and their operating principles

  • Design and installation

  • Maintenance

Compliance with other Building Regulations

Key facts

Certificates are valid for 5 years

Assessment methods

Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations. Candidates must successfully pass all three assessments to gain the BPEC Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems certificate and competency card.

Entry requirements

Trainees must hold a recognised trade qualification, be working towards one or have evidence of a number of Years’ experience in the plumbing or heating industry.