December Training update

It’s been an interesting year for our training centres. Like many of you, they have adjusted accordingly to the challenge presented by COVID-19. Whilst centres’ are having to run courses with reduced numbers they are presented with challenges in meeting demand for training.  The five yearly cycle for refresher training is upon us and heightened Read More…

Green Homes Grant | Biomass Training Funding

Green Homes Grant – Biomass (HETAS) Training Award – Up to £1000.00 off the cost of the H005DE course. Windhager UK has been successful in their application for a grant to offer subsidised training courses (H005DE) in support of the Governments ‘Green Homes Grant’ scheme to heating engineers. One of the heating technologies supported by Read More…

New Apprenticeship

Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship Launched September saw the launch of the new four-year Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship. The new course enables apprentices to effectively combine several roles in the one apprenticeship and new Level 3 Standard offers them a choice of four pathways, including Natural Gas, solid Read More…

T Panel for the future

T Panel for the future Mike Harvey, HETAS Training & Technical Manager, has been appointed on to the Building Services T-Level Panel; one of the first three new T-Levels announced recently by the Education Secretary, Justine Greening. T level panel’s role is to co-create technical education programmes with the Department for Education. Each panel will Read More…

HETAS Training Update

HETAS Training Update The heating season fast approaching – summer turns to autumn and heating engineers across all technologies find themselves entering the busy period. HETAS registered Installers, Service and Maintenance Technicians and Approved Chimney Sweeps are called upon for their expertise by customers seeking professional services and peace of mind in readiness for the Read More…

Refresher Training Update

Don’t wait for your previous qualification to expire before booking your refresher training! You can book your HETAS Refresher assessment training up to six months ahead of the due date, without losing any time from your five-year extension. To give an example: H003 dry installer course passed 13th January 2012 Refresher due 13th January 2017 Read More…

BSL Engagement Events

Following the launch of the RHI Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) on 30 April 2014 to applications from producers and traders of woodfuel, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is planning a series of engagements aimed at promoting the BSL, and enabling producers, traders and self-suppliers to make their applications. DECC would welcome your participation Read More…

UK Pellet Council Courses

The UK Pellet Council, in conjunction with the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, has organised a series of one-day courses specifically for installers of domestic wood pellet boilers. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is about to be announced and the industry is expecting an increased interest in wood pellet boilers from householders. Read More…