In early 2011 GroundTherm Ltd was approached by Oldham College to install and equip the Renewable s Training Workshop.The purpose of the workshop, later named the Green Technology Centre is to deliver design ,installation and Maintenance Training and Assessment Courses to UK certification standards in the following technologies.
The Courses Delivered at the Centres are designed to meet the National Occupational Standards drawn up by Summit Skills, the sector skills council building services industry in the UK. The courses are certificated through the City & Guilds of London institute and Bpec both of whom are recognised Awarding bodies for certification in these occupational areas which are certification and recognised as a License to practice for operatives installing and maintaining equipment in the subjects listed below.
Domestic Solar Photo-Voltaic Systems.
Domestic Solar Thermal Hot water Systems.
Domestic Ground Source and Air source Heat Pump hot water and Heating systems.
Domestic Rainwater Harvesting and Grey water Re-use systems.
Domestic Gas fired Micro-CHP Heating Systems. The Training Installations at the Green Technology Centre were designed by Tony Ganner, at the time Curriculum Manager for Plumbing, Gas and Green Technology Courses at Oldham College.
We then went on to installing at other following Colleges. This give GroundTherm a true insight to what the future holds for training facilities and the industry as a whole.
- The Manchester College
- Tameside College
- Trafford College
- Salford College
- St Helen’s College
- Hopwood Hall College