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 (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Although this course is aimed at experienced plumbing and heating professionals there is no formal entry requirement