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Low Temperature Heating & Hot Water Systems in Dwellings

Learn to deliver low-temperature heating systems, such as heat pumps, that maximise efficiency and comply with the latest industry standards with UK’s leading specialist renewables training provider. 

This 2-day training course is ideal for heating installers who want to maximise the efficiency of heating systems to meet current and future requirements. 

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Course cost

£325.00 exc. VAT

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Course duration

2 days


LCL Awards

Low Temperature Heating Course Information

The Low Temperature Heating & Hot Water Systems in Dwellings course is designed for existing plumbing and heating engineers who need to understand how to install low temperature heating and hot systems in domestic properties, including heat pumps and modern gas boilers, in accordance with Part L of the Building Regulations. 

During the course, you will receive practical training, including work on:

  • Purpose-built training rigs; and 
  • Live equipment within a fully functioning plant room.

You will also cover theory relating to health & safety, industry regulations and best-practice.

Following completion of the training course candidates will be assessed by online examination and design scenarios.

On completion of this course, candidates will receive an LCL Awards Level 3 Certificate, which is recognised by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)


To enrol on this air source heat pump installation course, you need to hold the following qualifications:

  • Level 2/3 SVQ or NVQ in plumbing, heating/ventilation gas or oil.

You will need to bring copies of the following books: 

Training, assessment, certification and all other course materials are included. 

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The course consists of 2 days in-centre training. 

Successful candidates will receive their LCL Awards certificate approximately four to six weeks following completion of the course.

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This Low Temperature Heating and Hot Water in Dwellings training course covers the following topic areas:

  • Latest industry standards and regulatory framework relating to heating design.
  • Requirements for undertaking a room-by-room heat loss for a property.
  • Correctly sizing heat emitters for low temperature heating systems.
  • How to correctly size pumps and pipework.
  • Correctly sizing a domestic hot water system.
  • Basic design principles of system configuration.
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New heating systems, whether renewable, electric, gas or oil, must be designed for flow-temperatures of no more than 55°C under Part L of the Building Regulations. Existing systems can also benefit from low temperature operation, increasing efficiency and cutting energy costs. 

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