Unvented Hot Water

L3 Level 3
Part Time
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Barry Campus

About this course

This course is for plumbing and heating engineers who want to install Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems, and will demonstrate their competence so they can either join a Competent Persons’ Scheme allowing the self-certification of installations, or to notify the local Building Control department prior to commencing work. 

Candidates who wish to undertake this qualification must hold a recognised trade qualification e.g. NVQ/SNVQ Level 3 in Plumbing and Heating, or Domestic Heating, which will include Water Regulations, OR be working towards one OR have evidence of a number of Years’ experience in the plumbing or heating industry and hold a Water Regulations certificate.

What you will study

This course covers the following modules:

  • Vented and Unvented systems and their operating principles
  • Design and installations
  • Maintenance
  • Compliance with other Building Regulations

Candidates will be assessed through a combination of practical and theory examinations.

Successful applicants will receive a certificate valid for 5 years.   

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
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  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

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Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

7 hours per week

Location

Barry Campus
Maps & directions

Course code

CSUHW2P41
L3

Qualification

Unvented Hot Water

BPEC

Need to know

CCC

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Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

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