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Unvented Hot Water

Course Code: UHW
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: European Registration Scheme (ERS)
  • Duration: One day
  • Course type: Part-time, Short course
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Various days, 8.30am - 4.00pm

What's it all about?

For further information on this course, please call 01752 305835.


This course is aimed at operatives wanting to install, service or repair unvented domestic hot water systems.

Course information

Initial training will be provided describing the working principles, installation, service and fault diagnosis of unvented hot water systems. Delivery will be based on compliance with the Building Regulations G3. 

You will be required to wear standard personal protective equipment. 

You will need to have a minimum of 12 months’ experience in one of the following sectors: plumbing, heating and ventilation, gas, refrigeration, electrical or oil.

Assessment methods will be a combination of practical and theory examinations.

You may progress to a range of other courses at the College.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers

£48,241.48

Potential salary

£20,023.17

Entry level salary

£33,893.96

Average salary

22

Annual openings in Plymouth

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