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As part of our Heating Design module, students will undertake a 2-3 day training course in Heating and Hot Water Systems.

This training course is aimed at new entrants to the gas and heating industry and those moving into the renewables industry - particularly ground and air source heat pump installation.

Accredited by LCL, students will be assessed through a design scenario task along with a multiple-choice assessment, leading to HSD1 certification.

Training is delivered as part of our ACS Gas & Renewables Training Course but can also be undertaken by existing engineers looking to upskill.

Engineers must renew this qualification after five years.

Central Heating & Hot Water Design 

This includes knowledge and understanding of:

  • “S” & “Y” plans systems
  • Hot water storage
  • Comfort conditions and basic heating and hot water principles
  • Basic system types
  • Heat-loss calculations
  • System design
  • System specification and selection including emitters, pipe work, boilers and pump sizing
  • Sizing and selection of hot water systems
Central Heating Design