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Heat Networks Code of Practice Training Course

Key Areas
Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Self Assessment & Preparation
Upcoming Courses
Course Fees

Key areas

This is a two day course aimed at providing an understanding of the technical themes and challenges dealt with in the Code of Practice, and how to apply the Code of Practice to projects. Following the course there is the opportunity to take an exam which allows entry to the Heat Networks Consultant register.

PLEASE NOTE - Certification as a Heat Networks Consultant indicates understanding of the Code of Practice and does not guarantee delivery expertise in all areas covered by the Code.

 Course Content

The Course will cover the following:

  • Background to the Heat Networks Code of Practice: Why it is needed? New heat networks, and common problems
  • Preparation & briefing stage
  • Feasiblilty stage
  • Design stage
  • Constuction stage
  • Commissioning stage
  • Operation, maintenance, customer expeectations, and obligations stage

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the aims and context of the code, and current challenges for heat network design.
  • Gain an understanding of how the code should be used, and the key themes running through the document.
  • Gain an understanding of the key requirements and objectives for each stage of heat network development.
  • Gain an understanding of the application of the code to different types of heat networks.

Self assessment and preparation

This course is intensive and requires a high level of knowledge. Whilst we do not have formal entry requirements for the Heat Networks Consultant register, in our experience applicants with a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience are more likely to be successful with the assessment. Please review the course competencies and pre-assessment sample exam questions below to determine your suitability. A reading list is also provided.

Further details on the Heat Networks Consultant Register and information on 'How to Apply' are available at the CIBSE Energy Centre website.

Upcoming courses

  • 7-8 March 2018 | London - Course Code CT375
  • 27-28 March 2018 | Edinburgh - Course Code CT376
  • 26-27 April 2018 | London - Course Code CT377
  • 1-2 May 2018 | Birmingham - Course Code CT378
  • 23-24 May 2018 | London - Course Code CT379
  • 12-13 June 2018 | Southampton - Course Code CT380

If you have already booked a training course and would like to amend or cancel your booking please contact the CIBSE training team via email on to avoid any cancellation fees. 

Training Cost

Members Rate: £580 + vat (£696 inc vat)
Standard Rate :£645 +vat (£774 inc vat)


How to book:

  • Online - Use the 'Book Now' button on the top right hand side (credit/debit card bookings)
  • Email - Please download a Booking Form and return to (invoice or credit/debit card bookings)
  • Phone - Call the Team on 0208 772 3616  (invoice or credit/debit card bookings)

If you have already booked a training course and would like to amend or cancel your booking please contact the CIBSE training team via email on to avoid any cancellation fees.

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email;
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Training Terms & Conditons

All delegate alterations / cancellations must be received in writing to:  

Please contact the training team before making any travel or accommodation arrangements - particularly if you are travelling from outside the UK mainland, as CIBSE will not be liable for any cost incurred. 

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