BPEC Level 3 Award in Installation & Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps

Shrewsbury Colleges Group

This course is ideal for

This course is aimed at experienced heating installers who wish to expand their knowledge and 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).

Course duration

4 days

How the course is delivered

The Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course comprises both classroom and practical training, finishing with a practical & theoretical assessment at the end of day 4.

Progression and benefits

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

Entry requirements

Applicants must have the following:

  • WRAS Water Regulations
  • a Level 2 or Level 3 in Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil certificates or have a minimum of 3 years experience of installing wet central heating

About the course

This course is fully funded, but candidates will need to purchase the course book, which is available from the college priced £66: BPEC Heat Pump Installer Manual.

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