Hetas H009 - Service & Maintenance Course

Course Information

Solid fuel appliances are known for their high quality, robust construction and durability. However like any product in continuous use they do require attention by the user and routine servicing by an Engineer. HETAS recommends that appliances are serviced at least once a year or according to the manufacturer's instructions.

In support of the requirements, HETAS has launched a Service & Maintenance course designed to ensure Engineers are equipped with the knowledge and practical skills to undertake such work.

The two-day practical course is ideal for businesses that do not wish to undertake installation work who have relevant experience including stove retailers, chimney sweeps, allied trades such as plumbing and heating installers, maintenance operatives and housing associations with housing stock using solid fuel as a primary heat source.

A training certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course, enabling the candidate apply for registration with HETAS on the competent person registration scheme for the Service & Maintenance of appliances.

HETAS have been working in collaboration with the three HETAS recognised Chimney Sweep Associations for further develop this course.


  • Demonstrable, appropriate previous work experience on stove installations;;
  • OFTEC technician with scope of work categories 101, 102 or 105e;
  • Registered Gas Safe operative with work categories CCN1 and HTR1;.
  • Registered member of GOMCS, APICS and NACS;
  • Plumbing & Heating Service / Maintenance Engineer.


Two Days


Multiple choice theory exam and practical assessment


Successful delegates will receive a HETAS certiļ¬cate of competence needed to apply for registration on the ‘Competent Persons Registration Service and Maintenance of Dry Appliances’.



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