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SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS

 

Assessment Information

 

The Solar Hot Water Thermal Systems (QCF Mapped) is now fully mapped against the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) units, which are developed from the National Occupational Standards. Such a course is a requirement of the minimum technical competency (MTC) document for solar installers and the certificate is recognised by all bodies offering routes to the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) as evidence of suitable training

 

Pre-requisites

 

Trainees should have a minimum NVQ level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering or demonstrable evidence of at least 3 years relevant experience.

A Domestic Vented and Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Certificate, Water Regulations and Part L Energy Efficiency Certificates are required to become MCS registered

 

Further Information

 

This is a 3 day course, it will enable candidates to select the most appropriate solar system for a building based on the customers needs and to install and maintain any of the common systems in the UK safely and efficiently.

Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.

The certificate meets the requirements for MCS operators

 

Expiry Information   Certificates are normally valid for 5 years.

 

Training Materials

 

The training manual will be issued on the first day of the course. 

And the training course and manual cover the following:

  • Introduction to solar heating
  • Service and maintenance
  • Solar collectors
  • Hot water storage and key installation issues
  • Preparing to install a solar water heating system
  • Fitting solar collectors
  • Plumbing layout and design of solar water heating systems
  • Control and power requirements
  • System commissioning and handover to client 
  • Course Duration 3 Days 

  • You will need to bring with you

  • Candidate name and address
  • Candidate National Insurance number
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • A declaration of the category for the individual making the application
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Solar PV Course

 

 

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Pre-requisite requirements for MCS alined courses are   

 

Unvented Hot Water

 

  Water Regulations

 

    And Part L Building Regulations

 

 

 

Health and Safety courses you should think about

 

Work at Height Regulations 2005

 

  Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)

 



      The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

 

 

              All H&S courses are approved certificated qualifications



Oxford Energy Academy Ltd

Avenue One

Station Lane

Witney 

Oxfordshire

OX28 4XZ

 

Tel: 01993 771155

e.mail: info@oxford-energy-academy.co.uk

 

Reception hours

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