HETAS H005DE Biomas Direct Entry Course
This HETAS course enables heating engineers to upskill and delivers professional advice to consumers for the installation of biomass 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 and maintenance.
- Appliance decommissioning.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is for existing installers and HETAS registrants / HETAS Approved Installers 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/ HETAS Approved Installers to extend their registration categories to include installation of biomass appliances including mechanically fed appliances.
OPTION 2 – EXPERIENCED WORKER ROUTE
Experienced Worker Route
This is an alternative route for applicants who wish to enrol on the H005DE HETAS course without the Option 1 course prerequisites (see 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 are considered:
- Previous related work experience within the plumbing and heating industry.
- Already a competent person within a scheme possessing a history of installation experience.
- Successfully 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 (VQRs), 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 training course should be raised with the HETAS Training & Certification Manager.
H005DE – BIOMASS DIRECT ENTRY COURSE
Duration 5 Days
- 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).
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