With new products and accessories being continually added to the Grant range, product training courses are now even more important for all individuals working within the heating industry.

Grant Product Courses

GRANT PRESSURE JET OIL BURNERS

Duration: 1 day

Cost: Contact the Grant Training Academy

For oil commissioning/servicing technicians and oil installers who want to know more about the pressure jet burners fitted to Grant boilers. This course covers the Riello G5BF, RDB and RDB GB (blue flame, low NOx) burners, as well as the Ecoflam MAX1 and Sterling burners. It includes the principles of operation, operating sequences, component functions, fault finding, and commissioning and servicing procedures, using both theory and practical ‘hands on’ sessions. It is an ideal preparation for technicians intending to take the OFTEC10-101 Servicing/Commissioning training and assessment.

GRANT VORTEX OIL BOILERS

Duration: 1 day

Cost: FREE

Intended for oil installers who wish to know more about the Grant Vortex oil-fired boiler range. This course covers all models from the Grant Vortex range, including:

  • Grant Vortex Pro boiler range
  • Grant Vortex Eco boiler range
  • Grant VortexBlue boiler range
  • Grant Vortex Combi range
  • Grant Vortex Eco wall-hung boiler range

Training includes boiler construction, principles of operation, installation, balanced and conventional flue systems, condensate disposal, burner operation, fault finding and commissioning/servicing procedures.

Candidates who intend to apply to join the Grant UK G-One Installer Scheme must successfully complete the written assessment at the end of this course.

The course is also ideal for commissioning and servicing technicians who need a better knowledge of Grant condensing boilers.

GRANT COMBI BOILERS

Duration: 1 day

Cost: FREE

For oil installers and commissioning/servicing technicians, this course covers all aspects of Grant combination boilers. In addition to the Vortex and VortexBlue (low NOx) condensing combination boilers, it also includes the Combi V3, Combi Max and MKII Combi models (internal and external). It covers principles of operation, servicing and fault finding.

GRANT AERONA³ AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS (ASHP)

Duration: 2 days

Cost: FREE

Intended for domestic heating and renewable installers who wish to know more about the new Grant Aerona³ air source heat pump range. Training covers both the Grant Aerona³ heat pump and Grant VortexAir Hybrid including construction, principles of operation, electrical wiring, controller settings, sizing and selection of the correct unit(s) to suit the property concerned, installation considerations and requirements, and commissioning the complete system.

Candidates who intend to apply to join the Grant UK G-One Installer Scheme must successfully complete the written assessment at the end of this course.

GRANT SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS

Duration: 1 day

Cost: Contact the Grant Training Academy

Intended for either experienced solar thermal installers or heating installers new to solar thermal who wish to know more about Grant Solar Thermal Systems. Training covers all aspects of the Grant Solar Thermal System including principles of operation, system design, collector construction and installation, pump station, controls and filling/commissioning procedures.

The practical ‘hands on’ sessions include ‘on the roof’ collector installation and the filling, flushing and commissioning procedures.

Candidates who intend to apply to join the Grant UK G-One Installer Scheme must successfully complete the written assessment at the end of this course.

GRANT WOOD PELLET BOILERS

Duration: 2 days

Cost: FREE

Intended for domestic heating and renewable installers who wish to install Grant wood pellet boilers (please note, it is a mandatory requirement that installers who want to install Grant’s biomass boilers must attend this course). Training covers both the Grant Spira and Vecta wood pellet boilers and includes wood pellet characteristics, pellet storage/supply, boiler specification/construction/operation, installation requirements, electrical wiring and controls, flue systems, burner settings and operation, commissioning, servicing and fault finding.

These topics are covered using a mix of theory, practical and ‘hands on’ training. Candidates must successfully complete the written assessment at the end of the course in order to become an accredited Grant wood pellet installer and consequently be able to apply to become a Grant G-One Biomass Installer.

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