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Solar Hot Water

QCF LEVEL 3 AWARD IN THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SOLAR THERMAL HOT WATER

Introduction

The solar domestic installation course enables installers to gain the knowledge and skills required to specify, install, commission and maintain solar domestic hot water systems.

During the two day course, candidates will undertake practical training including commissioning systems and fault-finding.

It also studies theory including current legislation, system selection and design.

As with all of our training at SWAAT, the training is delivered by our team of qualified and experienced tutors.

PLEASE NOTE: A course is available for anyone not involved in installing solar hot water systems but who require a background knowledge. Please click here for details of the course.

Course objectives/key benefits

This is a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of small thermal hot water systems. The qualification is developed from the National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes.

PLEASE NOTE: This course has been aligned to the QCF framework.

Who is the course aimed at?

Installers and anyone involved or interested in the installation or commissioning and servicing of solar domestic hot water systems

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Candidates must hold an Unvented Domestic Hot Water qualification, Water Regulations, and an Energy Efficiency qualification as well as one of the following:

Course content

Unit Details

F/602/3100 Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems

K/602/3107 Inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems

L/602/3102 Install, commission and handover ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems

Y/602/3104 Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems

Course duration

Three to Four days (depending on assessment)

Training Method

Practical workshop and theory

Assessment

Practical assessment and multiple-choice papers.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a certificate of competence in solar hot water installation.

Holders of this qualification can also apply to become accredited installers of government funded grant schemes such as the Microgeneration Certification Scheme, and installer members of the Solar Trade Association

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack

Qualification Code

600/6608/8

Credits

10

Prices

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