Plumbing

Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems (UHWSS)

1 day

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This course is for experienced operatives from the plumbing, heating & ventilating, gas and related industry who are looking to hold an industry recognised qualification to install, commission or service Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems UHWSS.

It is aimed at plumbing, gas and heating and ventilation engineers with existing knowledge of installing unvented hot water storage systems (UHWSS). 

The course covers the necessary design, installation, commissioning and maintenance knowledge, skills and understanding required to safely install unvented systems. It includes all related regulations contained in Approved Document G (Building Regulations governing England and Wales). Completion of the course provides evidence of an individual's competence in this specialised work area, focusing on the full scope of the hot and cold water supply clauses contained in Approved Document G.

The certificate satisfies Gas Safe and OFTEC (OFT 107) requirements for those wishing to apply for an extension of scope to install and commission UHWSS. On completion of the course holders of the certificate may wish to join a Competent Person Scheme allowing them to self-certificate their UHWSS installations. 

The course takes one day. Candidates should read the course study notes and complete the workbook before attending.

Further details may be found in the course information sheet (CIS 012).

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