Africa International Training Facilities (AITF) is one of SESSA's registered training providers for the Gauteng region. AITF offers different training courses for SWH installers at discounted rates for SESSA members (a 10% discount applies). All courses are fully PIRB recognised and IOPSA endorsed.
Solar Plumbing Installer
This course focuses on the fundamentals needed to install and maintain solar plumbing and is perfect for an assistant plumber or someone with plumbing exposure who would like to expand their knowledge.
Costs:R 6 300 (for SESSA members) incl. lunch and all training materials.
Basic Plumbing Course
Module 1: Explain the theory regarding solar heating water systems
Module 2: Demonstrate and apply knowledge of roof trusses in order to complete installation of solar water heating system
Module 3: Plan and prepare for installation of solar water heating system
Module 4: Install solar water heating system according to plumbers instruction
On completion the student will receive a SETA statement of results for SAQA-262784 – Mount solar water heating system (Level 2)
Solar Plumbing Inspector
This course focuses on solar geysers and heat pumps and the inspection of a successful installation. This is a 1 day theory and 4 day practical installations course. An additional 7 installations on site is necessary to complete this qualification. The 7 installations must be signed off by a qualified solar plumber with a “red seal”.
Costs:R 5 300 (for SESSA members) incl. lunch and all training materials.
Full plumbing qualification or relevant experience.
Module 1: Understand solar energy as a source of heat
Module 2: Prepare and plan for the installation of solar water heating systems
Module 3: Install solar water heating components, pipes and fittings
Module 4: Maintain solar water heating components, pipes and fittings
Qualification:On completion the student will receive a SETA statement of results for SAQA-244499 – Install and maintain solar water heating systems (Level 4) with recognition from PIRB.