HETAS HTU02 Awareness and Retail Course

New for 2015! Formerly the HETAS H001 Introduction to Solid Fuel and HETAS H002 Solid Fuel Regulations and Standards courses.

Course Content

  • The concept of heating with solid fuel, wood and biomass
  • Demonstration of the basic operating principles of solid fuel appliances.
  • Industry regulations, standards, legislation, appliance sizing and pre-installation survey considerations.
  • Purchase, use and storage of different fuel types
  • The role of HETAS in the ‘competent persons scheme’
  • The role of HETAS in the ‘approved retailer scheme’
  • The involvement of other bodies in the solid fuel industry
  • Chimney types and uses
  • Survey and design of chimneys and flues

Target Audience

The HETAS Awareness and retail course is a foundation level for anyone interested in solid fuel, wood and biomass technology.

Suitable for:

  • Retail showroom staff
  • Building surveyors
  • Building control officers
  • Artchitects.

This course provides a route for retailer outlets to gain the necessary criteria to be listed on the ‘HETAS approved retailer scheme’


There are no pre-requisites for this course. 


Two days


£500 + VAT


Multiple choice assessment and desk based activities.


HETAS will issue certificates as appropriate to the results notified.