OFT21-504A - Installation, commissioning and servicing of Air Source Heat Pumps
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.
You will also need to provide any SVQ or NVQ Level 2/3 Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil certificates you currently hold. You will also need a WRAS Water Regulations and G3 Unvented Hot Water Qualification if you do not have this, or need to renew it, you must enrol on this course in addition to your Air Source Heat Pump course.
Pre – Requisites
This course has the following pre-requisite:
WRAS Water Regulations.
Unvented Hot Water Qualification.
You will also need to provide any SVQ or NVQ Level 2/3 Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil certificates you currently hold.
How long is the course for?
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 enables engineers 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
Installation materials and methods
Setting to work, commissioning
Heat pump servicing and fault finding