Level 3 Award in the Installation, Commissioning and Safety Aspects of Hot Water Systems for Domestic Use in Accordance with UK Building Regulations.
1 day course
The course has an exam and an assignment that is undertaken at Choice Training, Dagenham.
The hot water systems and safety course is aimed at experienced plumbing and heating operatives who require a qualification in the installation, servicing and maintenance of domestic hot water systems. HWSS has been developed to ensure operatives are aware of how to comply with Approved Document G (ADG) 2016 when carrying out work on hot water systems. Training includes requirements for the installation of G3 Unvented Hot Water Systems and covers systems up to 500 litres capacity and 45kW power input.
Areas of study include:
- Regulations, standards and guidelines
Theory of understanding of expansion of hot water (HW)
Principles of HW storage
Components and function
Safety controls, discharge and integration
Installation of HW systems
Maintenance and servicing of HW systems including
Health and safety considerations
It is essential that HWSS candidates will be experienced in the installation of domestic cold and hot water systems. It is also essential that they hold one DCLG recognised competency in a conventional fuel i.e. gas, oil or solid fuel; or for those in the plumbing field an NVQ level 2 or equivalent plumbing qualification or experience