• PGL Resettlement Training

    Forces Resettlement Training

  • Solar Thermal Hot Water

  • Course Details

    What will you learn? This training and assessment is designed to provide experienced heating and plumbing engineers with the necessary skills for the basic design, installation, commissioning and service of solar thermal systems.

    Successful candidates can diversify their business into the emerging renewable energy market. The early adopters of solar thermal technology can win unique business and exploit the opportunities that the microgeneration industry presents.

    Who is the course aimed at? Individuals who wish to self-certify solar thermal installations through a government scheme operators.

    The Course Programme:

    • Legislation
    • Types of systems
    • Types of solar thermal panels
    • Survey and design
    • System design criteria
    • Health & safety issues
    • Installation criteria and requirements
    • Testing and Commissioning
    • System Handover
    • Service and maintenance
    • Assessment


    Candidates will need:

    • A recognised plumbing qualification such as an NVQ level 2 or equivalent experience
    • A WRAS approved Water Regulations qualification
    • Unvented Hot Water storage systems qualification
    • An Energy Efficiency qualification issued by a 17024 UKAS accredited body
    • An independently accredited health and safety qualification covering Working at Heights, CoSHH and Manual Handling qualifications

    How is the qualification assessed? Each knowledge unit features an onscreen exam, with a further internal centre marked assignment for the unit covering the knowledge to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems.

    Duration: 3 days.

    How much does it cost? £650+VAT.