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Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

Course Code: 9860 Duration: Days Attendance: Part Time Location: Aldershot Campus Start Date: 25/01/2021 Day: Various Time: Various

Overview

About the course

To kickstart a revolution in greener living, the Green Homes Grant will help up to 600,000 British homeowners and landlords create more energy-efficient homes. Farnborough College of Technology (Aldershot Campus) are delivering a number of accredited training to the low carbon installation sector to support the industry to install energy efficient measures. In the main, these qualifications are designed to upskill existing Plumbers or Electricians. 

Who is this programme for?

This regulated qualification is for learners that wish to demonstrate their knowledge in the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

Fees

FEE COST
Tuition £120

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

The course comprises of the following units:

  • Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems
  • Inspect, service and maintain 'active' solar thermal hot water systems
  • Install, commission and handover 'active' solar thermal hot water systems
  • Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain 'active' solar thermal hot water systems

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through work performance activities and a short response written assessment

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Your future

What Next?

We can help you to register or become certificated with:

PAS 2030 support  PAS 2030 is the standard all Green Deal Installers and all ECO Installers must be compliant with. PAS 2030 sets out requirements that all installers will follow to ensure that the installation of the energy efficiency measures under Green Deal or ECO is completed properly.  
Trustmark Registration  TrustMark is the Government Endorsed Quality Scheme covering work a consumer chooses to have carried out in or around their home.  
MCS Certification  MCS is an industry-led quality assurance scheme, which demonstrates the quality and reliability of approved products and installation companies
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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Candidates will need to hold one of the following qualifications:

  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence.
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence

In addition, if not included in the above, one of the following:

  • Water Regulations/Water Byelaws 
  • Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems
  • Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating

 

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