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Lower Mainland - Code Compliance

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Lower Mainland - Code Compliance


Intended for:
All participants in the WETT training system

Length:
Three full working days plus evening study

Prerequisites:
There are no strict entry requirements for this course, although six month of field experience is recommended.

Objectives:

To introduce participants to solid-fuel technology and regulations
To support, confirm and enhance knowledge gained through on-the-job experience
Scope:
The course provides an overview of wood heating technology and the regulations that govern safe installation. WETT encourages members of the wood-energy trade, and municipal, insurance and private home inspectors to take the course together so that all participants learn about the roles and work objectives of other sectors.

Content

Day/Module One
Wood-burning Appliances provides an overview of solid-fuel regulatory structure and regulations and a thorough review of the range of solid-fuel-burning appliances that are commonly used in Canada, including some information on uses, relevant regulations and installation and inspection issues specific to each type.

Day/Module Two
Shielding and Clearances covers the details of safe appliance installation, including clearances, shielding systems and flue pipe installations. Participants work through a case study to practise applying the regulations.

Day/Module Three
Chimneys and Venting covers basic venting theory, a review of chimney types and details on masonry and factory-built chimneys, chimney liners, relining for fireplace inserts and pellet-appliance venting.

Output:
Successful completion of the course (70% on the examination) permits entry to the three, specialized training streams: Stream 1 for installers and salespeople, Stream 2 for chimney sweeps or Stream 3 for municipal, fire or insurance inspectors.

Please note: prices are subject to change and may vary by region. Visit the courses in your area section for spectific dates, course locations and registration information.



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