Part L of the Building Regulations is aimed at Heating Engineers, Gas Fitters and Plumbers plus associated trades who are involved in designing, specification, installation and maintenance of gas boilers, heating controls, and hot water systems.

Part L was introduced in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of the government’s strategy to address global warming. As such Part L, as a qualification, is essential for all plumbers and heating engineers that install boilers, hot water and central heating systems and hot water controls.

This is a half day course and includes training.


  • Domestic ACS or OFTEC or one of the following qualifications (or equivalent earlier
  • certification that provides evidence or competence):
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation)
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (I & C Installation)
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance


  • Certificate in Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating (England and Wales) - PARTL-EE

Who this course is for:

  • Part L is available as a stand-alone qualification for existing plumbers and heating engineers.