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H002 | Solid Fuel Regulations & Standards

This course is suitable for surveyors, specifiers, building control officers, architects and anyone in the industry who gives advice but does not carry out installations.

Course Content

  • Types of solid fuels and the factors affecting fuel selection 
  • Fuel preparation, seasoning & storage
  • Appliance types and operating principles
  • Safe combustion of solid fuels 
  • Industry rules, regulations & standards  
  • Identifying & responding to unsafe situations
  • Chimneys, flues & terminals 
  • Air supply & ventilation 
  • Regional variation of Building Regulations 

Course Details

Assessment Method

This course uses theory & interactive group activities.  

Course Duration

Approximately 2 days. 

Course Outcome

HETAS Statement of Results. 


Candidates require experience in the solid fuel industry or a construction-related profession.

Next Steps

Successful candidates can join the HETAS Sweep & Service scheme.

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