Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems – Level 3 Award

Key Details

  • Available at
  • Level
  • Study Mode
  • Programme Area
    Construction and the Built Environment
  • Course Length

    5 weeks, 1 day per week

  • Course Type
    Short Course
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Llangefni

Course Description

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Health and Safety
  • Regulations
  • Building Requirements
  • System Design
  • Installation and Commissioning
  • Maintenance and Fault Finding

Entry Criteria

This course is aimed at qualified domestic plumbing and heating engineers.

Pre-requisite entry requirements:

  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent
  • Water Regulations/Water Byelaws
  • Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems
  • Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating

Standalone vocationally-related qualifications are not acceptable.


  • Practical work


  • Multiple choice GOLA test
  • Practical assessments


Competent Person Schemes (CPS), or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)

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