Course Price: £135.00
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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.

Course content: -

  • Regulations, standards and guidelines
  • Theory of understanding of expansion of hot water
  • Principles of HW storage
  • Design considerations
  • Components and function
  • Safety controls, discharge and integration
  • Accumulators
  • Installation of unvented HW cylinders
  • Maintenance and servicing of unvented HW systems
  • Health and safety considerations

Entry Qualification

The candidate should be: -

  • Experienced in the installation of domestic cold and hot water systems.
  • Hold one DCLG recognised competency in a conventional fuel i.e. gas, oil or solid fuel;
  • Or for those in the plumbing field an NVQ level 2 or equivalent plumbing qualification or experience.

A basic knowledge of the Water (fittings) regulations is also desirable.


  • Training:    ½ Day
  • Assessment:    ½ Day


Re-Assessment Domestic Core + Appliances costs cover up to 4 Appliances. If further appliances are to be renewed, a charge of £ 80 per appliance will be incurred.

Additional appliances (not previously held) will be charged at £ 145 each.

Registration Fees: In some instances registration fees will not be included.

Current rates: Domestic £65, Non- Domestic £85, Unvented Hot Water £40, LPG £45, OFTEC £45

All prices are subject to Vat @ 20 %

Please note that training is not a pre requisite to assessment

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