ERS – Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems

  • 9 December 2021

  • Pencoed Campus

If you are an engineer who needs to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations Approved Document G (section G3), this course is for you.

You may be able to access funding for this course via a Personal Learning Account (PLA). View this page to find out more.

The Unvented Hot Water (UHWS) course has been designed to test the competence of engineers in the requirements of building Regulations part G3,enabling application to either join a competent person scheme allowing the self-certification of installations, or to notify the local Building Control department prior to commencing work.

The unvented hot water identity card which is issued is recognised by Building Regulations Approved Document G (section G3) and accepted by Local Building Control as evidence of competence.

Initial assessment consists of a combination of practical; and theory examinations.

Re-assessment consists of a theory examination only.

ERS have produced a publication to support this course, ask your chosen centre for more
details. The publication can also be purchased direct from ERS

For engineers who need to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations Approved Document G (section G3).

Candidates with recognised qualifications and/or a minimum of 12 months experience from either of the following industry sectors:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Gas
  • Refrigeration
  • Electrical

Enhance your skill set with:

  • ERS Water Regulations
  • ACS Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • ACS Gas Operatives CCN1

The Unvented Hot Water (UHWS) course has been designed to test the competence of engineers in the requirements of building Regulations part G3,enabling application to either join a competent person scheme allowing the self-certification of installations, or to notify the local Building Control department prior to commencing work.

The unvented hot water identity card which is issued is recognised by Building Regulations Approved Document G (section G3) and accepted by Local Building Control as evidence of competence.

Initial assessment consists of a combination of practical; and theory examinations.

Re-assessment consists of a theory examination only.

ERS have produced a publication to support this course, ask your chosen centre for more
details. The publication can also be purchased direct from ERS

For engineers who need to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations Approved Document G (section G3).

Candidates with recognised qualifications and/or a minimum of 12 months experience from either of the following industry sectors:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Gas
  • Refrigeration
  • Electrical

Enhance your skill set with:

  • ERS Water Regulations
  • ACS Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • ACS Gas Operatives CCN1

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