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New Partnership

Aug 17 2010

Left to right: Principal Lowell Williams and Andrew Pattison Customer Service Manager of KingspanDudley College is proud to announce that it is working in partnership with Kingspan Solar in Halesowen to deliver a range of courses in both manufacturer training and accredited certification training on unvented systems, solar thermal and heat pumps. 

The range of courses been specifically designed to provide experienced heating, plumbing, installation and building professions with a real understanding of the potential for renewable energy sources, installation and their application.

Courses range from one to four days and are open to installers with relevant industry experience.  The training courses offer an industry standard qualification by providing Logic Certification which contributes towards the prestigious MCS accreditation.

This partnership will provide local employers with the opportunity for the staff to gain the valuable skills and expertise required to provide high quality renewable energy installations.  It also means that such companies will be able to extend their current portfolio and play a vital role in the use of renewable energy.

Customer Service Manager of Kingspan Hot Water Systems & Kingspan Solar Andrew Pattison said, "As a manufacturer we have an important part to play in helping installers reach the level of competence set out in the Microgeneration Certification Scheme.  This will ensure that our products are installed to the highest possible standards, and therefore protecting our customers investment in their chosen technology.  By running accredited training courses and helping them prepare for their MCS assessment we can help them achieve this level in as little as 3 weeks."

Lowell Williams Principal at Dudley College said: "We are delighted to be working with Kingspan, who are undoubtedly a market leader in renewable energy systems technologies.  This is an exciting new partnership.  Opening a brand new training centre which combines Dudley College's training expertise with Kingspan's excellent systems, is a real boost for the Black Country and the region as a whole."

To find out more about the courses available please call 01384 363548