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 2 days in total.
The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and course material.
In order to undertake this course you must have successfully completed the LCL awards ASHP Course [click here]
The Ground 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 and covers the following areas:
- – Background to market
- – Heat pump regulations and guidance
- – Principles of ground and air source heat pump operation
- – Heat pump collector types
- – Heat distribution
- – Pre-installation requirements
- – Installation materials and methods
- – Filling, flushing and testing
- – Setting to work, commissioning
- – Heat pump servicing and fault finding
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.
Air Source Heat Pump Course (Click Here if you require this for the GSHP Course)
It would also be helpful to provide any Plumbing, Heating /Ventilation, Gas or Oil qualifications that you may have.
How will I learn and be assessed?
The Ground Source Heat Pump Installation Course entails both classroom and practical training, finishing with a practical & theoretical assessment at the end of Day 2.
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?
All 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.
What can this qualification lead on to?
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
To book your place either click the link above or give us a quick call on 01969 666111 to speak to our training department.