Heat 101 is perfect for those looking to expand their knowledge of plumbing and heating systems, whether you are a beginner, DIY enthusiast, or a learner who has completed our gas course.


Course Overview

Embark on an engaging and comprehensive journey with Heat 101: Plumbing and Heating Basics – a 5-day, face-to-face course designed to teach you the intricacies of plumbing and heating systems in domestic properties. This course is tailored for beginners, DIY enthusiasts, and learners who have completed our gas course but wish to deepen their understanding of plumbing and heating systems.

Course Benefits

As a gas engineer or DIY enthusiast, it's crucial to have a thorough grasp of plumbing and heating systems, as most boiler breakdowns are attributed to poor system designs and faults. In fact, industry studies have shown that up to 70% of boiler breakdowns are due to system-related issues, rather than the boiler itself.


Course Objective

Course Topics

Cold Water Systems – Delve into the various water types, their distribution, storage systems, and how to prevent backflow and back siphonage. Familiarise yourself with the multitude of taps and valves used in cold water systems.

Hot Water Systems – Explore the diverse array of hot water systems available, their general requirements, and the intricacies of unvented hot water systems.

Central Heating Systems – Acquire expertise in the types of central heating systems, heat emitters, controls, corrosion protection, and power flushing. Learn how to identify and prevent common system-related issues that lead to boiler breakdowns.

Above Ground Drainage Systems – Comprehend the characteristics of different drainage pipework and the types of traps utilised in above ground drainage systems.


Upon completion of Heat 101: Plumbing and Heating Basics, you'll be awarded an in-house certificate of attendance, demonstrating your commitment to learning and your newfound expertise in plumbing and heating systems. These certifications not only add value to your professional profile but also serve as a testament to your skills and dedication to personal development.


By mastering the essentials of plumbing and heating systems, you'll be better equipped to handle various challenges in your home improvement projects or professional career. This course will empower you to prevent boiler breakdowns, diagnose and rectify system-related issues, and make informed decisions on system designs and maintenance.


Furthermore, the knowledge and skills acquired from this course can be a stepping stone towards advanced training or certifications in the plumbing and heating industry, enabling you to expand your career opportunities and enhance your professional growth.


Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your skills and knowledge in plumbing and heating systems. Sign up for Heat 101: Plumbing and Heating Basics today and unlock the door to a brighter future in your home improvement projects or professional career!