Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating

Sector Building Services
Certification NICEIC Certification will issue a Certificate of Competence to learners who successfully attain the required standard of assessment.   
Expiry 5 years
Assessment Information: The Part L qualification is designed for central heating 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 the Technical Competency Requirements for Domestic Heating and Hot Water Systems for Energy Efficiency.  The course is aligned to the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and mapped by SummitSkills.
New boilers and system upgrades should be installed by a 'competent person' registered with a building regulations scheme operator or signed off by building control of the local authority.
Contents: Learners will gain an understanding of the following areas:
  • How energy consumption affects the environment
  • How energy consumption affects the role of the heating installer
  • Understand the legislation that will force changes
  • Design
  • Pre-work Survey
  • Installation
  • Service
  • Commissioning
  • Controls
  • Visual inspection
  • Safe working practice
  • Fault finding & rectification
  • Explanation of safe operation
Pre- requisites: Applicants should be experienced installers of gas, oil, or solid fuel domestic central heating systems
Re-Assessment Not available for this course

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