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Solar Water Heating Course

This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial, visit:

Two-day course

Learn how to take advantage of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)


Technicians and individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair Solar Thermal equipment and learn about the savings and benefits that can be achieved.

This course is suitable for a wide range of audiences, including engineers, design engineers and architects.


Edinburgh Napier University


Courses run on a regular basis.

OR Start the course today: Distance Learning with live tutorial and online remote exam - Click here to visit the online Academy


Climatic data capture.

Types of solar systems. Storage of energy.

Calculation of the thermal requirements, occupancy, sanitary hot water.

Passive components.

Calculation of the designing surface required for the system.

Calculation of volume of accumulation (ground storing).



Data and costs of installations.

Savings achieved.

Installation of the system, the tank, solar regulating switchboards, hydronic circuit of solar.

Certificate of Participation provided.


Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of exam (administrative cost for sitting the exam £45 + VAT)


The EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in Leeds, Edinburgh, London and Manchester

European Energy Centre – Works with United Nations UNEP and leading universities worldwide

The European Energy Centre is pleased to work
with the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP),
an alliance of Scottish universities engaged in
world class energy research.

This course qualifies for 50% funding,
provided by the Energy Technology Partnership.

A 50% funded discount is currently available to participants taking this course in Edinburgh.

PRICE (after 50% funded discount):

£324 £135 (£162 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation

(A saving of £162)


£378 £157.50 (£189 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate
(A saving of £189)

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.


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