Energy efficiency has received a great deal of publicity in recent years. It has become an issue of importance and there is a need to understand how it will affect the role of the heating installer.
The assessment on offer is certified by Logic Certification, in partnership with the IDHEE and has been designed for installers to self certificate their heating installation through a competent person scheme. The scheme is recognised as an alternative to the City & Guilds 6084 Energy Efficiency for Domestic Installers, it has the support and approval of the EST, Gas Safe Register, Skills for Business Network and Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes.
The syllabus includes why energy consumption affects the environment along with covering the relative legislation.
Learning for the theory based assessment is generally undertaken as Self-study (distant learning pack) with training an optional extra.
For further details please click on the course link to the left.
The Course is designed to provide Cavity & Loft Insulation Installers and their supervisors with the knowledge to deal with issues arising from Gas Appliance, flues and ventilation etc. during the course of their work.
The course objectives are to give the candidate: –
- A basic understanding of the Combustion Process.
- Awareness and consequence of and risks of personal injury from incomplete combustion, including recognising symptoms of Carbon Dioxide poisoning.
- Identify different types of combustible fuel appliances and categorise them and their associated risk.
- Identify and determine the purpose of different types of ventilators.
- Identify and determine the purpose of different types of flues used with combustible appliances.
- Conduct a simple smoke test on a combustible appliance to determine whether spillage is taking place.
- Carry out pre and post installation checks, record findings and take further action to ensure safety is maintained.
- Gain an understanding of the legislation affecting their work and the responsibilities it imposes.
- Understand the role of a Carbon Monoxide Detector.
- Be able to take ‘Make Safe’ action where a dangerous or potentially dangerous situation is recognised.