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HETAS H005DE & H006 Biomass for Installers and System Chimneys

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    Mon 2nd - Sat 7th April 2018.
    Course starts at 9am and ends at 5pm on the last day.
    Course fee (not including food and accommodation) £1150.
    Course fee plus half board - £1380.
    Another course runs on Mon 18th - Sat 23rd June 2018.

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Course details

CAT are now offering a HETAS H005DE and H006 course bundle at a reduced price!

H005DE & H006 – combined price £1150.

You can also add half board accommodation to your course booking for an amazing total price of £1380. This includes private bedroom with ensuite, breakfast and lunch for the duration of your courses.
Please call on 01654 704966 to book accommodation.

H005DE

This course is for existing installers and HETAS registrants who wish to expand their skills and branch out into the installation of Biomass and batch-fed appliances. Successful completion of the biomass course allows HETAS registrants to extend their registration categories to include installation of biomass appliances including mechanically fed appliances.

This course is aligned to National Occupational Standards (NOS) derived from the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Course Content

This course enables heating engineers to upskill and deliver professional advice to consumers for the installation of biomass heating systems. Delivering a mix of theory and practical study modules for the installation of log, chip and pellet biomass appliances up to 45kW (but may also be appropriate for appliances up to 100kW) including training on;

• Fuel types and storage options
• Feasibility study
• Biomass appliance components
• Biomass heating system design
• Calculating the heat load and system performance
• Pre-installation activities
• Set to work
• Appliance commissioning
• Handover to customer
• Appliance service & maintenance
• Appliance decommissioning

The course can also be used as part of the criteria for approval with HETAS as a Micro-generation Certification Installer for biomass.

Prerequisites Guidance
on meeting the pre-requisite entry requirements for access to HETAS H005DE Biomass


Prerequisites Guidance on meeting the pre-requisite entry requirements for access to HETAS H005DE Biomass Course.
OPTION 1

Formal Qualification Entry Route


As per APPROVED CENTRE COURSE HANDBOOK FOR H005DE Biomass Courses v1.1.

• N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
• N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
• N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
• N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
• N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence.
• Including: Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent)

Prerequisites

OPTION 2

Experienced Worker Route


Option 2 is an alternative route for applicants who wish to enrol on the H005DE course without Option 1 course prerequisites (as above). Completion of the HETAS Experienced Worker Route Portfolio may provide a suitable option.
It is important that the portfolio is completed and approved by the training centre prior to attending a biomass course.
HETAS are not able to provide a course certificate if the portfolio has not been completed and approved.
Applicants are advised to contact their HETAS training centre for more information if this is a desirable route.
In all cases the following could be acceptable and may be used to populate the Experienced Worker Portfolio document:
• Previous related work experience within the plumbing and heating industry.
• Already a competent person within a scheme possessing a history of installation experience.
• Successful completion of an OFTEC training course 101,102 or 105e.
• A valid current gas safe registration with minimum categories of work: CCN1 and CEN1.
• City & Guilds 6128, 6129 and 6132 technical certificates.

Please Note:

Stand-alone Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs), including City & Guilds 6128, 6129 and 6132 technical certificates are not acceptable on their own as an alternative to NVQ Level 2 or 3 but may be used to help support completion of the portfolio.

Any queries relating to the acceptability of a qualification for entry to a HETAS course should be raised with the HETAS Training & Certification Manager.

H006

The HETAS H006 course provides training for the installation of twin wall rigid system chimney in residential properties. This course is for Registered Installers wishing to expand their competencies to include design, installation and notification of Internal System Chimneys into residential properties. It is also suitable for construction professionals looking to learn about appropriate chimneys for solid fuel and system design. The course discusses system components and installation technique in relation to the various elements of a domestic structure.

Course Content

This short course provides training on:
• Design considerations
• Chimneys, flues and terminals
• Installation or twin wall insulated stainless steel system chimneys into residential properties.

The course will discuss system components and good installation practice in relation to the various elements of a residential structure – i.e. passing through walls, floors, ceilings and roof spaces as well as terminal location.

The H005DE course is a pre-requisite for this course.

HETAS Information and Charges

If you are not already a HETAS Installer, you can read about the benefits of becoming one Here

If you wish to register as a HETAS Installer you can find the forms Here

For information on HETAS Registration costs and other charges please click Here


Your tutor for this course is Adam Tyler

Things you need to know


Due to the nature of this course some practical work will be done outside. We strongly advise you to bring waterproof clothing and steel toe-cap boots are mandatory.

You must be over the age of 18 years when this course starts.

Booking, Fees and Cancellation policy

CAT are now offering a HETAS H005DE and H006 course bundle at a reduced price! H005DE & H006 25th – 30th September – combined price £1150. You can also add half board accommodation to your course booking for an amazing total price of £1380. This includes private bedroom with ensuite, breakfast and lunch for the duration of your courses.
To book a place on a course, please choose one of the following options:

• Book Online- the “Book online” button is either below, or in the top right corner of the screen and follow the instructions.

• Call the Courses Department on 01654 704 966 with your bank card details.

Please note: a £250 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.

The balance of the course fee is due 28 days before the start of the course.

Our course fees include tuition and materials, unless otherwise stated.

Please also note our Cancellation & Refund Policy
a) The £250 deposit is non-refundable.
b) For courses of 2 days or more when you give us this notice of cancellation:
• 28 days or more – refund minus your £250 deposit.
• 8 to 27 days notice – refund minus your £250 deposit for sales of £200 or under. On sales over £200 - 50% refund.
• 7 days notice or under – no refund.
c) CAT reserves the right to cancel any courses. Deposits and fees will be returned in full should this happen.

Course Fees.

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