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Plumbing BPEC Unvented Hot Water (Full course)


The course is designed to enable plumbing and heating engineers to confirm their competence in the design, installation, service and maintenance of unvented hot water systems.

It also focuses on the understanding of central heating and hot water storage systems design and installation issues as they relate to energy conservation measures as detailed under Part L1 of the Building Regulations.

Entry requirements

The applicant must be able to declare that he holds a formal craft qualification e.g. N/SVQ Level 3 in heating engineering or plumbing


Declare that they have a number of years' experience in either conventional heating engineering or plumbing. 

Evidence must be supplied to support either claim.

Start dates and fees

The cost of the course is £200 fully inclusive of certification with BPEC.  No VAT applies.

How long is the course?

One day.

How will I be assessed?

  • One theory assessment through multiple-choice questions
  • One theory open book written test
  • One practical assessment

Success rates

100% achievement over the last 8 years.

What does the course lead to?

A BPEC certificate and card will be achieved upon successful completion of the course.

What will I study?

  • Unvented hot water storage systems and their operating principles
  • Design and installation
  • Maintenance
  • Other applicable building regulations
  • Sealed central heating systems

How do I apply?

Contact us on:

01623 627191 ext. 8509 or email:



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