BPEC Energy Efficiency for Gas and Plumbing Engineers

L3 Level 3
Part Time
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Barry Campus

About this course

The Part L qualification is primarily designed for plumbers, gas engineers and renewable energy installers that need to self-certificate their work via one of the Competent Persons Schemes (CPS). 

The course covers the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations and will give you an understanding of system layouts, controls and components as well as ensuring customer safety and legal compliance.

What you will study

This course covers the following modules:

  • Course aims and objectives
  • Energy efficiency considerations
  • The environment
  • Customer benefits
  • Boiler efficiency
  • CHESS best practice
  • Combination boiler
  • Soakaways
  • Radiator sizing
  • Boiler sizing
  • Weather compensation
  • Commissioning systems

The assessment of this qualification takes the form of a multi choice theory examination.

Key information

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Part Time

7 hours per week


Barry Campus
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Course code



BPEC Part L (Energy Efficiency)

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Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

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