Caravan Medic Qualifications
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For your own piece of mind you need to know that the person who is going to repair
or service your caravan or motorhome is properly trained and has the necessary industry qualifications.
Michael is a member of the Approved Workshop Scheme. This is a joint enterprise between the
National Caravan Council, The Caravan Club and The Camping and Caravanning Club. It is also supported by all
the major UK tourer and motorhome manufacturers.
To be part of the Scheme, workshops must pass an annual inspection by a team of
independent assessors and comply with the Scheme's rigorous standards, as well as holding up to date industry
Michael has received comprehensive training on caravan and motorhome bodywork repairs at the
Caravan Medic main workshop in Bedfordshire. This included the unique system for carrying out repairs to
textured panels as well as systems for repairing flat panels; splits and holes in fibreglass panels; holes in
upholstery; hot and cold plastic welding; alloy wheels refurbishment; and injecting permanent puncture
protection into tyres.
The training is on-going both for existing techniques and for when new products and
techniques are identified, such as the methods used for repairs to acrylic windows.
Michael is a member of the Mobile Caravan Engineers Association. The MCEA is the UK’s largest network of independent caravan service engineers, and is the UK’s leading
training provider for mobile caravan servicing.
All MCEA engineers have achieved a level of competence to be able to service a
Michael is Gas
Safe registered. His registration covers ‘Core LPG Safety for Leisure Accommodation Vehicles’; Core LPG Safety
for Residential Park Homes’; ‘Closed Flue Gas Fires’; ‘Open, Balanced and Fan Assisted Flued Gas Fires and Wall
Heaters; ‘Gas Fired Ducted Air Heaters not exceeding 70kw input’; ‘Gas Cooking Appliances’; ‘Central Heating,
Hot Water Boilers, Combi Boilers, Storage Water Heaters and Instantaneous Water Heaters’; ‘Caravan Gas Water
Heaters’; ‘Caravan Gas Refrigerators’; and ‘Caravan Space Heaters’.
He has also
obtained 'Electrical Testing and Inspection Competency Level 2', and 'Electrical Extra Low Voltage Systems,
Equipment and Circuits' accreditation through CITO. In addition he has passed the City and Guilds Caravan
Service Engineering practical and written exams.
attended the Truma training courses covering the C series, D series, E series and S series heaters; Ultrastore;
Ultraheat; fan systems; Sapphire air conditioning units; original Truma caravan movers and the new generation
received 'light axle' training from the company, Michael is authorised to work on BPW chasses, transmission
devices, axles, brakes, hitches, running gear, and the 'Intelligent Drive Control' system.
Michael has received training
by AL-KO Kober. He is authorised by the company to work on AL-KO chasses, brakes, overrun systems, stabiliser
systems, and the 'AL-KO Secure' anti-theft system.
Following training, Michael has been authorised by Alde UK to carry out repairs
to 'Compact 3010', 'Compact 3000', Comfort 2923' and 'Comfort 2928' heating systems on their
Michael has been trained by Thetford and is authorised to repair the company's range of cassette
toilets, cookers and fridges.
Michael has been trained by engineers at Whale to carry out warranty work and repairs on the
company's full range of space and water heaters.
Michael has passed the City and Guilds 2382-12 qualification covering the Requirements for
Electrical Installations: IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (BS 7671:2008 incorporating amendment no 1:
2011). He has also passed the Level 3 qualifications for the Management Requirements for Maintenance
of Electrical Equipment; In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment; Domestic
Installer; and Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings.
Michael has successfully completed the 'National Trailer and Towing Association' Level 3 courses
in 'Trailer Electrical and Mechanical Systems'; and in 'Trailer Servicing and Maintenance'.
Michael is an approved service partner with the Dometic Group. He is authorised to carry out
repairs, service and replace items under warranty. This includes the full range of fridges, air
conditioning units, and cassette toilets.
Michael has obtained the 'Excellence, Achievement and Learning' Level 3 awards in 'The Initial
Verification and Certification of Electrical Systems' and in 'The Periodic Inspection, Testing and
Cetification of Electrical Installations.