Award in the Principles of Metering for Renewable Heat Installations

Award in the Principles of Metering for Renewable Heat Installations

Course Code: 9859 Duration: 1 Days Attendance: Part Time Location: Aldershot Campus


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 qualification is aimed at all staff involved in the selection, positioning or installation of heat meters in accordance with MCS Domestic RHI Metering Guidance and covers the knowledge and understanding of the requirements for metering renewable heat installations, including how to select, position, install and commission heat meters and components.


Tuition £0

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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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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What modules are covered?

By the end of the course candidates will be able to:

  • understand the requirements for metering renewable heat installations
  • understand how to select heat meter and components
  • know where to position meters and their components
  • know how to install heat meters
  • understand how to commission the heat meter installation
  • know how to fault find and maintain heat meters

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by a written assignment. 

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Your future

What Next?

We can help you to become registered or certified by:

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?

There are no formal qualification requirements, but any candidate looking to undertake this qualification should be involved in the renewables heat industry and should have a basic understand of the legislation and requirements affecting the renewable heat sector including the RHI.

Candidates should also have a sound knowledge and understanding of common renewable wet heating and hot water technologies and systems.

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