OFT15-108(D) Installation, commissioning and servicing of solid fuel burning appliances (dry space heating).
The 4 day course will immerse you in the practical and theory of installing dry lined flues including flexible liners and twin wall flues. This course will include a full installation of an appliance.
HEATS Training Centre
Unit 12 Ironside Way
£ 594 inc. VAT - In stock
New and replacement solid fuel combustion appliances must be installed in accordance with Document J of the building regulations and manufacturers installation instructions.
If appliances and flues are not installed and maintained correctly they can present a dangerous risk to life and property.
A poorly installed appliance, can have major implication on life, such as carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and risk of property fires as well as other consequences.
- Demonstrable, appropriate previous work experience in the construction industry, or any of the following;
- City & Guilds approved course “competence in Chimney Sweeping and Advanced Fault Finding”, 3 day course
- OFTEC technician with scope of work categories 101,102 or 105E,
- Registered Gas Safe operative
- Registered RGII operative
- Registered member of GOMCS, APICS, NACS, NIACS, CSAI or NACE or - Registered member of HETAS
- evidence of formal qualifications: City & Guilds 6129/6035 and 6089, or QCF 6189
- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
- HETAS H003 Dry Appliance Installer course
- Recognised Solid Biomass course
- APHC Installation of Solid Fuel Appliances and Heating Systems Fed By Solid Fuel in Domestic Appliances course
- Health and safety risks and safe systems of work associated with solid fuel appliance installation work
- Solid fuel legislation applying to work in dwellings
- Solid mineral fuels and the factors affecting fuel selection
- Basic operating principles of solid fuel appliances
- Selection of solid fuel appliances and how to identify appliances and determine minimum operating efficiencies
- Combustion process and the principles of safe combustion of solid fuels
- Ventilation requirements and how to select and install ventilation for solid fuel appliances in dwellings
- Standards and how to check the suitability of chimneys and flue systems
- How to test chimneys and flue systems for suitability or fault diagnosis
- How to check the suitability of hearths and fire surrounds
- How to identify and be able to correctly respond to unsafe solid fuel situations
- Installation requirements and be able to install solid mineral fuel appliances
- Commissioning requirements of solid mineral fuel appliances
- How to appropriately handover an installed solid mineral fuel appliance
- Theory (Classroom based)
- Practical (with a full installation of an appliance)
Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive the OFTEC certificate of competence in; OFT15-108(D) Installation, commissioning and servicing of solid fuel burning appliances (dry space heating).
Membership of OFTEC
Year 1 £294 +VAT
Subsequent years £199 +VAT
To get full OFTEC appraisal you will require a single inspection of an installation, showing your full understanding of the regulations at intervals;
1st Inspection within the 1st 1-3 months
2nd Inspections within first 12 Months
3rd Inspection between 12th month and 24th month
Register of appliance online £2.75+VAT per appliance
CD80 or CD81 (Control Documentation booklet 50 sheets) £9.95+VAT
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