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.
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.
- Solar irradiation
- Design of solar hot water systems
- Components used for solar hot water systems
- Current Building Regulations & legislation affecting solar hot water installations
- Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)
- The Green Deal
- Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
- Types of hot water system
- Common faults with solar hot water systems
Theory - although candidates will be introduced to the practical elements of solar domestic hot water installation
Some practical elements and multiple-choice papers.
Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a certificate of competence in solar hot water system awareness.
Candidates will be provided with a training pack
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