Heating Design (LTHWS)
Our Low-Temperature Heating Design course allows you to extend your scope of knowledge and understanding of heating and hot water systems. Learning industry requirements and how to size heat emitters, pumps, pipework and hot water systems, you’ll be suitably equipped to help meet heating systems’ current and future demands and maximise efficiency.
Low-Temperature Heating Design is a two-day course for experienced plumbers and heating engineers. Request more info using our simple form or contact our team to learn more about the courses we offer.
Why Earn The Low Temperature Heating Design Qualification?
Low-Temperature Heating Systems are classified as systems in which the hot water leaving the generator doesn’t normally exceed 55°C. Heating properties at a more constant pace, low-temp heating is an eco-friendly option when compared to a regular gas boiler central heating system.
The Low-Temperature Heating Design course is designed to allow engineers to upskill in the concept of low-temperature heating systems. The aim is to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the need and requirements of installing low-temperature heating and hot water systems in domestic dwellings.
Assessment takes place through e-assessment and design scenarios.
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Low Temperature Heating Design (LTHWS)
|The course syllabus is intended as a guide. Timings and delivery of course content are subject to change at the discretion of the training manager & individual course tutors.|
Standards & Requirements
Explore industry standards and the regulatory framework concerning heating design in Low Temperature Heating & Hot Water Systems (LTHWS) training. Master the art of conducting room-by-room heat loss assessments, a crucial requirement for property heating installations.
Develop expertise in precisely sizing heat emitters, pumps, pipework, and domestic hot water systems for low-temperature heating setups. Understand the nuances of correct sizing, ensuring optimal efficiency and performance in these systems.
Installation & Maintenance
Delve into the core design principles of system configurations during LTHWS training. Gain valuable insights into the installation process, ensuring that systems are set up in accordance with the best practices. Additionally, understand the essentials of system maintenance to uphold long-term efficiency and functionality.
Low Temperature Heating Design Course FAQs
Here, you can find several frequently asked questions about our Low Temperature Heating Design (LTHWS) Course.
If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch for a free consultation with one of our specialist course advisors.
Do I Need Previous Experience To Begin Training?
To be eligible to undertake Low Temperature Heating Design (LTHWS) training, you must hold one of the following:
- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence.
- Heating installers with experience installing wet central heating systems, evidenced either by manufacturer courses certification or Gas Safe Register, OFTEC, MCS or HETAS registration
Pre-requisites are not required where this qualification is delivered as part of a recognised training course in any of the above.
Why Earn The Low Temperature Heating Design (LTHWS) Qualification?
Earning the LTHWS qualification allows engineers to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of low-temperature heating and hot water requirements in domestic dwellings.
How Long Does The LTHWS Qualification Last?
There is no specific expiry for the LTHWS qualification. However, the MSC, competent persons scheme or a trade association you obtain membership in may require renewal.
How Long Does It Take To Train?
Our Low-Temperature Heating Design training takes place over two days. You will be required to be in the centre 8am-4pm.
How Much Does Training Cost?
Our Low-Temperature Heating Design course currently costs £300, including VAT.
What Career Options Are Available For A LTHWS Qualified Engineer?
Upon completing the course, you will have experience and knowledge of designing low-temperature heating systems.
Along with gas engineering and heat pump installation and maintenance qualifications, you will be able to work as a gas and heating engineer to help meet the demand for 600,000 heat pump installations each year – and create an eco-friendlier future.
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How Often Do Courses Start?
We have new Low Temperature Heating Design Courses starting regularly, so you’ll never have to wait long to begin training with Options Skills.
How Do I Enrol?
To find out more and enrol on our Low Temperature Heating Design (LTHWS) course, you can request a call via our contact form or call us directly on 0800 802 1306.
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