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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.




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]

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