Solar Plumbing Inspector

This course focuses on solar geysers and heat pumps and the inspection of a successful installation. This is a 1 day theory and 4 day practical installations course. An additional 7 installations on site is necessary to complete this qualification. The 7 installations must be signed off by a qualified solar plumber with a “red seal”.

Course Content:

Module 1: Understand solar energy as a source of heat

Module 2: Prepare and plan for the installation of solar water heating systems

Module 3: Install solar water heating components, pipes and fittings

Module 4: Maintain solar water heating components, pipes and fittings

Type of Course:

This is a practical course and the modules will be done in a fully equipped workshop.

Cost of this Course:


Price Includes:

• Lunch

• Learning material

• Facilitation

• SETA Learner uploading

• SETA Learner registration

• Internal assessment

• Internal moderation

• Internal Certification

Course Duration:

This is a full time course: 5 working days (1 Week)

Monday – Friday

Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Everyday

Admission Requirements:

Full plumbing qualification or relevant experience.

Recognition of prior learning

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions.  A RPL (Recognition of prior learning) process is available for recognition and assessment of your skills. Relevant credits will be passed.


On completion of this course the student will earn the following:

• Registration on SETA National Learner Data Base
• SETA statement of results for the following unitstandards:

  • 244499 – Install and maintain solar water heating systems (Level 4)
  • Recognition from PIRB