BPEC Solar Installation for Plumbers and Heating Engineers

Glasgow Clyde College
Course summary
Professional Training
4 days
600 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Course Dates
600 GBP
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Course description

BPEC Solar Installation for Plumbers and Heating Engineers

The Solar Installation for Plumbers and Heating Engineers course at Glasgow Clyde College is a part time commercial course ideal for those in the plumbing and heating industry who wish to learn about the correct installation of solar based equipment for heating purposes.

With increasing targets to cut carbon emissions and the introduction of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) consumer demand for this renewable energy source is increasing. The course is a nationally recognised course and meets the training entry requirements for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • SVQ Level 3 in plumbing or heating engineering
  • Current Water Byelaws Scotland (2014) certificate

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the College website.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

SCQF Level 5

Delegates will develop the skills and knowledge required to install 'active' solar thermal hot water systems within the Building Services Engineering (BSE) renewable sector by means of practical and theoretical assessments covering

Training Course Content

  • Installation
  • Commission
  • Handover
  • Inspection
  • Service and maintenance

Course delivery details

4 days (2 days over 2 weeks)

Continuing Studies

On completion candidates will be able to join one of the Micro-generation Certification Schemes (MCS) to install and maintain 'active' solar thermal hot water systems.

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Glasgow Clyde College

Glasgow's largest further education provider with a range of courses across three campuses and online Glasgow Clyde College is a multi-campus college with three sites across Glasgow in Anniesland, Cardonald and Langside. The College was formed in August 2013 following...

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Glasgow Clyde College

50 Prospecthill Road
G42 9LB Glasgow

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