BPEC Solar Thermal Hot Water

BPEC Solar Thermal NOS Mapped 3 Day course which enables candidates to confidently propose, site survey, design and install Domestic or Small Commercial Solar Thermal Hot Water systems


GRE Energy Training, Chesterfield
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This course is available on the GRE Energy Training website.


GRE Energy Training delivers BPEC’s solar thermal course which has been developed in response to the marked increase in sales of solar hot water systems and the entry in to the market of many of the leading heating manufacturers.

BPEC Solar Thermal Qualification is recognised as a demonstration of competence for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)

GRE Energy Training delivers BPEC Solar Thermal 3 Day course which enables candidates to confidently propose, site survey, design and install Domestic or Small Commercial Solar Hot Water systems

Our Trainer here at GRE Energy Training in Chesterfield has over 10 years of industry experience installing and servicing Solar Thermal Systems.

Course Objective
To enable the candidates to confidently propose, site survey, design and install domestic or small commercial solar hot water systems, enlisting manufacturers support where required.

The course will cover the predominant North European fluid filled, indirect solar water heating systems.

The course will cover the following areas:
• Regulations and Standards
• Collector types
• Solar heated storage types
• Solar primary system types
• Basic system design & integration
• Internal & external site surveys
• Installation Materials & Methods
• Filling & commissioning
• Servicing and fault finding

Entry Requirements: This course is designed for experienced heating or plumbing professionals or those with at least 3 years related experience. Trainees should have a minimum NVQ Level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, or a demonstrable number of years of relevant experience, plus hold Water Regulations/Byelaws/Unvented Hot Water G3 certificates and Part-L.

Duration: 3 Days including theory, practical and assessment.

About GRE Energy Training

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As the energy market continues to change and grow, we pride ourselves in staying ahead of the latest developments.

We offer specialist training in Electrical, Renewable Energy, Solar PV, Plumbing & Heating and Air-Conditioning and F-Gas amongst others. Whether you are an electrician, plumber, heating engineer, roofer, developer, sales professional, etc, you can select the perfect training courses for you and your team from a full range of energy technologies.

We believe in the value of hands-on teaching, and our courses include as much practical teaching as possible. All of our trainees are guaranteed a lifetime of free technical support from our team of expert trainers, who are all experienced installers in their field.

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