Logic Certification

Level 3 Award in installation and maintenance of wood pellet burning appliances

Summary

This is an increasingly popular technology, and with energy bills showing no signs of significant reduction, and increased competition between manufacturers driving prices down, Biomass pellet heating has become a realistic option for many customers.

Course details

Recognised by the Microgeneration Certification schemes (MCS), this QCF 3 day course covers everything you need to know to install, commission and maintain wood pellet burning appliances

The course provides the skills and knowledge to :

  • be able to confirm that the installation of wood pellet burning appliances comply with the manufacturer’s instructions and normative standards.
  • be able to confirm the suitability of chimneys, and flue systems.
  • be able to commission wood pellet burning appliances.
  • be able to service and maintain wood pellet burning appliances
  • be able to diagnose and rectify faults in wood pellet burning appliances
  • know the legislation normative and informative standards that apply to wood pellet burning appliances.
  • know the formats of wood used in wood burning appliances.
  • know the factors affecting the selection of wood burning appliances
  • know the operating principles of wood pellet burning appliances and their components.
  • know the siting, construction and safety requirements of wood pellet hoppers and storage areas
  • know the combustion process and the principles of safe combustion of wood pellet burning appliances.
  • know the ventilation requirements for wood pellet burning appliances
  • know the operation and standards of chimneys and flue systems used with wood burning appliances
  • know the requirements of hearths fitted below wood pellet burning appliances
  • know how to test the flue/chimney system connected to wood pellet burning appliances
  • know the installation requirements of wood pellet appliances
  • know the range of equipment used to commission wood pellet burning appliances
  • know the commissioning requirements of wood pellet burning appliances
  • know the requirements for the routine service and maintenance of wood pellet burning appliances

This qualification meets the competence requirements of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme. Candidates should hold a recognised N/SVQ Level 2/3 in either Plumbing, Heating and Ventilating, Oil-Fired Technical Services, Gas Installation and Maintenance or approved equivalent. Alternatively candidates should hold an appropriate gas, oil or solid fuel qualification and a  current industry recognised qualification in Water Regulations and Energy Efficiency if not included in the qualifications above.

Course

Level 3 Award in installation and maintenance of wood pellet burning appliances

Location
Hadfield House, Gordon Street, Stockport, SK4 1RR
Duration 3 Days
Cost £695
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