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Installing stoves in tiny homes and temporary buildings

  • Sat 26th - Sun 27th May 2018.
    Courses starts at 10am and ends at 4pm on the last day.
    Course fee (including accommodation and two lunch's) £250.
    Other accommodation options are available.

  • Dates, Times & Fees

Course details

Your tutor will be Finn Finlay who teaches on our HETAS courses and our Build a Tiny House course .

He has a wealth of sustainable heating industry knowledge to share as well as an obsession with healthy house design that incorporates simple but effective heating systems that really work.

This course will include:-

1. Dove-tailing a tiny home with a dream renewable heating system.

2. Choosing the appropriate stove type.

3. Hearths – safety and beauty.

4. Flue design – Finn’s Scandinavian logic will simplify this fiddly element.

5. Heat shielding – it doesn’t have to be ugly but it does have to be safe.

6. Installation – which tools and materials you need and how to use them.

7. How to burn wood cleanly and efficiently, even at a reduced output.

8. Taking the essentials from Building regs to create a safe, cleanburning and efficient stove installation.

9. Sharing your tiny home visions and individual tutor input towards your tiny home heating system.

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

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 £100 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 full board accommodation, tuition and materials, unless otherwise stated.

Please also note our Cancellation & Refund Policy
a) The £100 deposit and 1 day course fees are 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 £100 deposit.
• 8 to 27 days notice – refund minus your £100 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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Email courses@cat.org.uk
or phone 01654 704 966

There are spaces available on this course.

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