Solid Fuel Heating Appliance Manufacture, Retail, Installation & Servicing.

NZHHA – Solid Fuel Appliance Installation Technician (SFAIT)

This course builds on the material covered in the Introduction course.

The SFAIT covers more complex topics and at a deeper level.  There will be an encouragement of discussion, particularly the experienced installers.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to proceed to the next stage of certification to become an SFAIT. 

For certified SFAIT the course will form part of your continued professional development.

Key Content:

Laws and Regulations including acceptable and alternation solutions and verification methods.

Identifying and understanding the requirements of the following:

  • Appliances
  • Flue Systems
  • Floor Protection
  • Heat Shielding
  • Guarding
  • Flashings
  • Bracing
  • Smoke alarms
  • Building considerations
  • Health and Safety
  • Installation Process
  • Maintenance
  • Professional Development


Applying the knowledge of the above to your practice and understanding the relationship between NZHHA, BCAs & MBIE – working together and contestable issues.

Duration – one day

Cost for first time SFAIT: $287.50 + Course Materials $25.00 incl. GST

Refresher cost $230.00 + Course Materials $25.00 (if required) incl. GST