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H009 | Service & Maintenance including Sweeping

This course is ideal for businesses with relevant experience who don’t wish to undertake installation work; including stove retailers, chimney sweeps, allied trades (e.g. plumbing/heating installers), maintenance operatives and housing associations.

Please Note: Candidates wishing to undertake Service and Maintenance of Wet Appliances will be required to undertake the HETAS H004 ‘Wet Appliance Installer’ module in addition to H009.

Course Content

  • Be able to assess the current status and prepare for maintenance
  • Know the service and maintenance requirements for dry solid fuel appliances
  • Know the fault diagnosis and rectification procedures for dry solid fuel appliances
  • Safe operation and testing of appliance
  • Commissioning requirements of dry solid fuel appliances
  • Know essential advice for the end user

Course Details

Assessment Method

Theory & Practical.

Course Duration

Approximately 2-3 days.

Course Outcome

HETAS Statement of Results.


At least one of the following:

  • Demonstrable, appropriate previous work experience on stoves
  • OFTEC technician – 101, 102 or 105e
  • Registered Gas Safe operative – CCN1 & HTR1
  • Registered member of GOMCS/APICS/NACS/Sweep Safe
  • Plumbing & Heating Service / Maintenance engineer

Next Steps

Successful candidates can register the competence of Service and Maintenance of Dry Solid Fuel Appliances.

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HETAS, Severn House, Unit 5 Newtown Trading Estate, Green Lane, Tewkesbury, GL20 8HD