This Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course is designed to provide a level 3 qualification and covers air to water heat pump technologies. The course will provide detailed theory and practical knowledge enabling you to apply the relevant regulations and guidance when involved within the renewable industry. At the end of this course you will be able to install and maintain Air Source Heat Pumps and you will meet the training entry requirements for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).
This course is aimed at experienced heating installers who wish to expand their knowledge & skills to include fitting heat pumps in domestic and small commercial properties. It will also enable you to meet the training entry requirements for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS). Completion of the course will provide you with a Level 3 Certification, increasing your credibility and giving you the competitive edge, as well as showing your customers that you are trained to the highest of standards.
How long is the course and what is included?
This course is 3 days in total. The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and course material.
What does the course cover?
The Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course will enable operatives to specify, survey, design and install domestic or small commercial heat pump systems, enlisting manufacturers support where required. Systems up to 16kW for air source heat pumps are covered, plus the following areas:
- – Background to market
- – Heat pump regulations and guidance
- – Principles of air source heat pump operation
- – Heat pump types
- – Matching to the correct heating system
- – Pre-installation requirements
- – Installation materials and methods
- – Setting to work, commissioning
- – Heat pump servicing and fault finding
Pre – Requisites
There are pre-requisites for this course which we can combine into your course for you if you do not have them, or they need renewing. That way you will leave us fully qualified and able to install and maintain Air Source Heat Pumps and apply for MCS Certification.
WRAS Water Regulations (Click Here if you require this for the Heat Pump Course )
Energy Efficiency Part L (Click Here if you require this for the Heat Pump Course )
You will also need to provide any Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil certificates you currently hold.
How will I learn and be assessed?
The Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course entails both classroom and practical training, finishing with a practical & theoretical assessment at the end of day 3.
During the training candidates will have the opportunity to work a fully functioning heat pump rig and work on live equipment within a functioning plant room.
What do I need to bring to the course?
Any course material required will be provided by GTEC.
Who is the awarding organisation for this course?
You will receive your certificate approximately 4 to 6 weeks following successful completion of the course.
Which other courses might be useful for me?
Once you have completed this essential course there are many other areas you may choose to expand your professional development, including:
- – Domestic Solar Thermal Installation 3 Day Course
- – Hot Water Systems & Safety (including Unvented HWS) 1 Day Course
- – Domestic Energy Assessor 3 Day Course
- – Biomass Installer 3 Day Course
To book your place, either click the link above, or give us a quick call on 01969 666111 to speak to our training department.