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LCL Awards Level 3 Award in Low Temperature Heating & Hot Water Systems in Dwellings

2 days

This course is intended for heating professionals who will be designing low temperature heating systems. The course explains the concept of low temperature heating systems and the needs and requirements for installing low temperature heating and hot water systems in dwellings.

This course will cover the latest industry standards and regulatory framework relating to heating design, the requirements for undertaking a room by room heat loss for a property, the steps involved to correctly size heat emitters for low temperature heating systems, how to correctly size pumps and pipework, how to correctly size a domestic hot water system, and the basic design principles of system configurations.

LCL Qualification Code: LTHWS

Pre-requisites: Candidates will need to have at least one of the following qualifications:
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.
or
heating installers with experience installing wet central heating systems, evidenced either by manufacturer courses certification or Gas Safe Register, OFTEC, MCS or HETAS registration.

For those looking to achieve MCS certification for Heat Pump Design and Installation, both the Low Temperature Heating & Hot Water Systems in Dwellings qualification and the  Installation and Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pump Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits) qualification will need to be completed.

For those looking to achieve MCS certification for Heat Pump Design only, completing the Low Temperature Heating and How Water Systems qualification will go towards meeting the requirements of MIS3005-D. Applicants are advised to contact their MCS Certification Body for details of what is necessary to meet the remaining MIS3005-D requirements.

Cost: Contact the Grant Training Academy

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