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Ground and Air Source Heat Pump Training

Qualification Title  

 

 Heat Pump Systems

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Information

 

Designed to give installers the skills and knowledge required to correctly install heat pumps. This course has been designed with the with the intention of meeting the requirement of the National Occupational Standards.

And covers both ground and air source heat pumps

 

Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.

 

Pre-requisites

 

Trainees should have a minimum NVQ Level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, or a demonstrable number of years of relevant experience.

Also if you want to become MCS  registered, Water Regulations/Byelaws, Energy Efficiency, Unvented Hot Water certificates will be required 

 

Further Information

 

The training manual will be issued on the first day of the course, It is important that you study the content of the manual prior to the assessment.

The manual includes:

  • Heat pumps in context.
  • How a Heat pump works – principles and components
  • Insulation, heat losses and the effect of heating system design
  • Domestic hot water, buffer tanks and solar coils
  • Ground heat exchangers
  • Health and Safety
  • Heat pump installation
  • Maintenance and fault finding
  • Plus an appendix containing reference charts for ground heat exchanger design.

The course is recognised as a demonstration of competence for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).

 

Expiry Information  Certificates are normally valid for 5 years

 

Course Duration 3 days 

 

  • You will need to bring with you

  • Candidate name and address
  • Candidate National Insurance number
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • Copies of relevant qualifications 

 

Bpec Heat Pump Training.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [183.8 KB]

Oxford Energy Academy Ltd

Avenue One

Station Lane

Witney 

Oxfordshire

OX28 4XZ

 

Tel: 01993 771155

e.mail: info@oxford-energy-academy.co.uk

 

Reception hours

A team member will be available to talk to you from

8.30am to 5.00pm Mon to Fri. 8.30am to 12.30pm Sat

 

You can also use our contact form.

 

 

Oxford Energy Academy Ltd

Avenue One

Station Lane

Witney 

Oxfordshire

OX28 4XZ

 

Tel: 01993 771155

e.mail: info@oxford-energy-academy.co.uk

 

Reception hours

A team member will be available to talk to you from

8.30am to 5.00pm Mon-Fri

8.30am to 12.30pm Sat.


You can also use our contact form.

 

 

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