Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

This short course is ideal for anyone interested in learning about the installation of Solid Fuel heating systems, with an optional 2-day extension for full Woody Biomass Heating.


Entry requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 in plumbing/heating or similar
  • Unvented Hot Water
  • Water Regulations
  • Energy Efficiency


  • A mix of theory and practical classroom work.


  • Formal assessment at the end, multiple choice.


Further courses in Building/Construction.