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

Assessment Information

These courses aim to help plumbers and heating engineers who want to install Vented and Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems to comply with the appropriate Building Regulations and Standards. There are two distinct manuals, one for England/Wales and one for Scotland, as some regulations differ north of the border.

The manual for England/Wales covers Approved Document G3, Part L1 and Part P of the Building Regulations, while the one for Scotland references Part J of the Building Standards

Course Benefits

1

This course aim to help plumbers and heating engineers who want to install Vented and Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems to comply with the appropriate Building Regulations and Standards.

2

Allows the individual/business to register with a competent person scheme allowing the self certifying of unvented hot water storage systems installations.

3

Once you have completed this course your Certificate remains valid for five years, at which point you will need to renew your qualification.

“Very good, I enjoyed applying what I learnt and that built my confidence. Very relaxed atmosphere and I found the tutor to be very knowledgeable.”

Gerard Tiernan, GTI Heating & Plumbing.

Training Materials

Both training manuals consist of four modules:

  • Vented and Unvented systems and their operating principles
  • Design and installation
  • Maintenance
  • Compliance with other Building Regulations

Cost and Length of Course

This course runs for 1 day and is £250. We offer discounts to our ’employer partners’. Call us for more information if you have an apprentice with us.

Pre-requisites

Trainees must hold a recognised trade qualification e.g. NVQ/SNVQ Level 2 or 3 in Plumbing and Heating, or Domestic Heating, which will include Water Regulations, or be working towards one and hold Water Regulations or have evidence of a number of years experience in the plumbing or heating industry and hold Water Regulations.

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