Fault Finding Course
The Fault Finding & Multimeters Course is designed for installers who want to improve fault finding servicing and repairs for their customers, or maybe change from installing and move into a servicing career. It also caters for new students coming into the heating industry, who have little or no knowledge of Combi boilers.
The day is jam-packed with practical tips, advice and hands-on learning, here are some of the things you will learn about:
- Multimeter Types
- Electrical Safety Tests
- Testing Pumps
- Testing Switches
- Testing Fans
- Fan Switches
- Temp Sensors & Stats
- Diverter Valves
- Domestic Heat Exchangers
- Expansion Vessels
You will also be shown the four multimeter settings needed to repair boilers and practise using them throughout the day. You’ll gain confidence in your own skills so you will better prepared for fault finding.
If you carry out the tests fully you will be confident that the appliance is safe for you to work on.
Also, electrical faults can often be identified during this stage, saving you time later on.
The tests are:
- Earth continuity test
- Short circuit test
- Resistance to earth test
- Polarity test
You’ll learn two ways to test pumps effectively so that you can be sure it’s faulty before fitting a new one.
Do you know what those number on the side mean? Not all pumps are the same and you will learn why.
We have boxes of different switches for you to try, including many that are faulty.
Test your new found knowledge, at your own pace, to be confident that you get the most out of the day.
We will also teach you how to look for signs that a fan needs to be replaced.
Learn how to test fan switches the correct way so you can be sure it’s actually faulty before you replace it.
We have a selection of sensors and stats from different manufacturers for you to test.
Diverter valve faults can be difficult to diagnose but we will show you a simple method.
- Back flow
- Over heating
- Flow rate
- Common symptoms
- Fitting an external vessel
Does the pressure gauge rise to 2.5 bar and water drip from the PRV?
We will show you how to solve this problem.
We have over a dozen broken/faulty Vokera, Potterton, Baxi, Worcester – Bosch and Vaillant boilers for you practice on at your own pace.
You will look at boilers in a whole new way and have much more confidence with your multimeter in hand.
Everything you learn during the day is backed up by our new and improved course notes, which have been designed to be easy to understand. Take notes on them throughout the day and then take them home so you can refer back to them at any time and our DVD is available to purchase on the day.
If you’d like to improve your fault finding skills and learn how to repair boilers, why not fill out an application form today!