Hot Water Systems and Safety (Unvented)


This one day training and assessment course allows successful candidates to self certify installations of unvented cylinders through a Competent Persons Scheme (such as Gas Safe). It is also a prerequisite for many other qualifications, such as the Level 3 Solar Thermal.

Course details


Replacing the old Unvented qualification, this one day course covers the revised G3 document for both vented and unvented systems.


Course Description

The course covers both vented and unvented hot water systems, covering the following topics:

  • Installation and safety
  • Regulations, standards & guidelines
  • Theory of hot water expansion
  • Principles of hot water storage
  • Design Considerations
  • Components and function
  • Safety controls, discharge and integration
  • Maintenance and servicing

Candidates will undertake training, with all course materials provided, followed by a practical and multiple-choice written assessment.

Candidates will be required to hold a recognised qualification in Plumbing, Gas, Oil or Solid Fuel, or have equivalent experience.

The qualification expires after 5 years.


Hot Water Systems and Safety (Unvented)

Unit 10, Newby Road Industrial Estate, Stockport, SK7 5DA
Duration 1 Days
Cost £195
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