Solar Thermal Hot Water

Suitable for: qualified plumbers, heating engineers and renewables installers

3 days
Bpec Certification
Course Fees:
£595 + VAT

SBS has partnered with PPL Training to provide this course.

What qualifications must be held?

Unvented Hot Water

Water Regulations

Part L

Assessment Method: Open book examination

Course Overview

• Introduction to domestic solar hot water

• Solar collectors

• Hot water storage and installation basics

• Preparing to install a solar hot water system

• Fitting of solar collectors

• Plumbing layout

• Control and power requirements

• System commissioning

• Renewable Heat Incentive

Training Product Code



Course Benefits

• Recognised Solar Thermal qualification for MCS membership

• Practical and theory solar thermal hot water training

• Candidates must hold valid Unvented Hot Water qualification

• Onsite training available at your company’s premises

Hints & Tips

• The Bpec Solar Thermal course is recognised for membership of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) and competent person schemes.

• Scottish installers can take advantage of the Low Carbon Skills Fund to potentially receive funding for up to 50% of the course costs.

• The course covers all the underpinning knowledge and practical demonstration required to install Solar Thermal Hot Water systems.

• For more information regarding the required prerequisite qualifications required to undertake this course, which include an Unvented Hot Water Storage qualification, please contact our helpline.