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
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
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
Certificates are normally valid for 5 years.
The training manual will be issued on the first day of the course.
And the training course and manual cover the following:
Pre-requisite requirements for MCS alined courses are
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