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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 Practise, and how to apply the Code of Practise 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 Practise: 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

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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

Early Booking Discount - (8 weeks prior to course start date)

Members: £550 + vat (£660 inc vat)
Non-members:£600 +vat (£720 inc vat)


Standard Booking 

Members: £580 + vat (£696 inc vat)
Non-members:£645 +vat (£774 inc vat)


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; 

Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 

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CIBSE Training reserve the right to make changes to the speakers or programme. The right is also reserved in absolute discretion and without further liability to cancel any seminar when fees paid will be refunded. Acknowledged bookings are firm. Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course is subject to a charge of 25% of fees due, later cancellation is not accepted but delegate substitution is allowed at any time. We reserve the right to request payment in advance for companies which have not had previous financial transactions with CIBSE Services Ltd.