What experience do I need to become a HETAS dry stove installer?

You need relevant experience within the construction industry including allied trades such as plumbing and heating installation.

Successful completion of this course allows you to register with HETAS and notify installations of dry solid fuel appliances in residential properties.

What are the H003 dry stove installer entry requirements?

• Demonstrable, appropriate previous work experience on dry stove installations

• OFTEC technician with scope of work categories 101, 102 or 105e

• Registered Gas Safe operative with work categories CCN1 and HTR1

• Registered member of GOMCS, APICS, or NACS

• NVQ 2 or 3 in Plumbing

If you do not have the above pre-requisites please speak to a member of the Kiwa Training team who can advise you on an alternative entry route.

How long does HETAS H003 refresher training take?

This is a three day package – two days for training and one day for assessment.

As a HETAS-approved Training Centre, we provide a complete range of solid fuel, gas and oil training courses. 


For the installation of internal system chimneys, candidates will also need to complete an H006 System Chimney course. For more details or to book please talk to our Training Team 

HETAS registered installers are required to attend refresher training every 5 years - to ensure you are up to date with the latest standards, regulations and installation practice.