Installers taking part in an instructor-led heating controls wiring course for Resideo Academy

Face-to-face or online - Resideo Academy offers training your way


Keeping up to date with the latest installation methods and heating system innovations is essential to help maintain a competitive edge. And finding easy to access training is just as vital.

Sitting at the heart of our training strategy is the Resideo Academy.  We’ve designed this with the aim of creating a best-in-class training portal that provides a hassle-free pathway to professional development learning opportunities.

The multimodal approach of the Resideo Academy provides numerous training options to help match individual learning preferences.

Installers can choose to learn either in-person or via informative e-learning modules.

For convenience you can download the Resideo Academy App. As well as being able to enroll in instructor-led training, the app allows users access to the full Resideo Academy course catalogue, including the very latest heating controllers, security, water and energy management products through a mobile phone or tablet.  It also provides personalised delivery of training support so professionals can learn at their own pace, with the convenience of course bookmarks allowing users to simply pick up where they left off. What’s more, installers can take learning support with them by downloading content for offline access when out on commercial projects.

Highlights from the comprehensive range of current courses include fundamentals around wiring best practice, how best to work with our innovative evohome smart heating system and details on the commonly specified T Series range of thermostats, including the T6R smart heating solution. Here’s a quick look at what you can expect:

Heating controls wiring

Remaining one of our most popular courses, it is designed for those wishing to obtain a greater understanding of the best central heating controls.  It provides knowledge of heating control systems utilising Honeywell Home S Plan and Y Plan solutions, including installation good practice and fault diagnosis.

The content covers: guidance on electrical safety and best practice; the principal function of system components on a heating system; how to understand and utilise the Honeywell Home wiring guide and wiring guide app; operation of practical wiring and applications for a 2-port valve (S Plan) system and practical wiring and applications for a 3-port valve (Y Plan) system.

The content also covers heating control system commissioning and testing, as well as diagnosing and rectifying common control system faults.

evohome smart heating essentials

Ideal for those wishing to acquire an in-depth knowledge of how to install, configure and fault-find on Honeywell Home evohome smart heating systems. It is run by senior technical specialists and covers pre-installation site surveys, installation, good practice, and customer hand over.

The content covers: the features and applications of evohome; the principles of and considerations for a zoned heating system; the evohome smart system components and how they are configured; upgrading existing S & Y plan, and combi systems and achieving a good installation. The course also includes commissioning and testing the system, connecting to evohome via the Honeywell Home app and diagnosing and rectifying system faults.

T Series range of thermostats

The T Series, including the T3 and T4 series thermostats, are covered in depth, courtesy of bespoke courses, whilst training support also examines the features, installation, and configuration of the T6R smart thermostat.

The content highlights the primary features of the T6R Series of smart heating controllers and connected thermostats, as well as how to choose the right model; installing the T6R wireless programmable thermostat; how to set up and configure the T6R and how to exchange an old Honeywell Home thermostat with the T6R.

Ongoing training and professional development will pay dividends for tradespeople. Up to date product solution knowledge and technical insight to guarantee successful installations will translate into delighted clients, more business, and an enhanced reputation for service excellence.

To find out more go to the Resideo Academy page. Or for learning on the go, download the Resideo Academy app on android or iOs!