Solar Hot Water Panels

Solar Domestic Hot Water course (for non-installers)


The solar domestic installation course enables anyone not involved in installing solar domestic hot water systems to gain the knowledge and skills required to design and specify solar domestic hot water systems.

Candidates will be provided with the information they require regarding domestic hot water systems 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.

Course objectives/key benefits

To provide knowledge and an understanding of solar domestic hot water systems.

Who is the course aimed at?

Those working alongside solar hot water installers.

Typical course candidates include roofers, architects, building engineers, local Government, housing association employees and salepersons working within the renewable sector.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for undertaking this course, although candidates may benefit from taking the wider scope BPEC Renewables Awareness course before this course.

For anyone wishing to install solar domestic hot water systems SWAAT also offer a solar installation course.

Course content

Course duration

Two days

Training Method

Theory - although candidates will be introduced to the practical elements of solar domestic hot water installation


Some practical elements and multiple-choice papers.

Course Outcome/Qualification

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

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack


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