Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (G3)

Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (G3)
Awarding body

Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems has for many years been known as Unvented or G3 certification however the new Approved Document to Part G of the Building Regulations now applies to ALL domestic hot water storage systems. This course is for installers who wish to install Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems and join a Competent Persons’ Scheme which will allow the self-certification of installations.

Easy paymentsA small deposit secures your place on the course
Flexible TrainingChoose to train week days or at the weekends
Interest Free PaymentsPay as you train without paying any interest
Accommodation on siteAccommodation available for only £25/night

What You’ll Learn

This is a modular course and each module has a number of specific sub categories for example, forms of hot water supply, legislation covering installation and maintenance, Installer competency, secondary circulation, discharge pipe sizing, balanced and unbalanced cold supply, and many more.

How You’ll Learn

This training course covers all the theory and legislation required to be deemed competent, the course is delivered over 4 modules and has 3 assessments which must be passed to successfully complete the certificate.

Module 1 - Vented and unvented hot water systems and their operating principles

Module 2 - Design and Installation of vented and unvented

Module 3 - Maintenance of vented and unvented hot water systems

Module 4 - Other applicable building regulations

A learner pack will be issued to you ahead of the course as some pre-reading is recommended.

Additional Info

This course is a legal requirement for any heating engineer or plumber looking to fit unvented hot water systems above 15lt capacity. This course is a new course and has replaced the old Unvented Hot Water Systems course with the updates to Building Regulations. By undertaking training in Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems, you no longer need to contact your local Building Control Officer to approve your work. You will be recognised as being competent to design, install, service and maintain Unvented Systems and can therefore self-certify your work. The pre-requisite for attending the course is a recognised trade qualification or working towards one or a number of years of experience of working in the plumbing or heating industry.


All of our courses take place at our dedicated training centre in Dartford, Kent. The centre is easily accessible by road, being just 10 minutes from junction 1a on the M25. We are only a short walk from Dartford train station which is served by frequent trains taking 35 minutes from central London. For anyone travelling from further away, we have our own accommodation available at only £25 per night.

We are open 7 days every week for visitors so if you would like to find out more about this course or about Able Skills, please feel free to pop in, no appointment necessary.

Duration & Cost

The cost for this 1 day Vented/Unvented Hot Water Systems course is £225.00 including VAT.

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