BPEC Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

Course Content

This course allows organisations to extend their scope of work to the installation of the most common solar water heating systems found in the UK, approved under the DTI’s Low Carbon Building Programme grant scheme.

Areas of study include:

  • Introduction to domestic solar hot water
  • Hot water storage and installation bases
  • Preparing to install a solar hot water system
  • Solar collectors
  • Control and power requirements
  • System commissioning

Method of Assessment

Following the course, candidates will complete a BPEC written open book assessment and practical assessment.

Future Prospects

An understanding of the processes of installation and maintenance of solar domestic hot water heating systems.


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    04 Dec 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Subject Area

    Building Services & Built Environment

  • Course Fee


  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page.
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