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Safe Isolation

This course is primarily designed for plumbers, gas engineers and heating installers who need to carry out safe electrical isolation and re-establish supply procedures as part of their work.

The course normally takes half a day to complete and those individuals successfully completing the course shall be recognised as being competent against the assessment criteria

All successful individuals will be issued with a certificate of competence.

Candidates wishing to undertake the course should possess one of the following qualifications:

  • Cert-ain Certification Gas Diploma (Gas Safety) or equivalent
  • Domestic ACS CCN1*
  • OFTEC 10-101*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in plumbing*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in heating and ventilating*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in gas installation/maintenance*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in oil-fired technical services*

Electrics for Plumbers

Central Heating Systems & Controls

Course content

  • Measure and interpret resistance readings to ensure that it is safe to establish / re-establish the electrical supply:
  • Measure and interpret voltage readings to ensure safe electrical operation.
  • Wire the electrical components of a:
  • Y plan control system.
  • S plan control system.
  • Wire a programmable room thermostat to a combi boiler
  • The component parts of an open vented system
  • The component parts of a sealed system
  • System plans including S Plan and Y Plan

Basic Electrical Principles

  • Voltage
  • Current
  • Resistance
  • Ohm’s law

The Basic Operating Principles & Wiring Connections Of

  • Motorised valves
  • Room thermostats
  • Time controls
  • Time and temperature controls
  • Pump over-run requirements

Individuals wishing to take the Central Heating Systems and Controls qualification should possess one of the following qualifications:

  • Gas Diploma (Gas Safety and Central Heating)*
  • Domestic ACS CCN1* and CENWAT*
  • OFTEC 10-101*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in plumbing*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in heating and ventilating*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in gas installation/maintenance*
  • N/SVQ Level 2 or 3 in oil-fired technical services*

*or equivalent