Ground/Air Source Heat Pump Installer

Ground/Air Source Heat Pump Installer

Course Outline

The course provides details in design, installation, service and maintenance and an understanding of central heating and hot water storage systems design and installation issues as they relate to energy conservation. BPEC Certificate to provide competent person status, thus enabling practitioners to install unvented hot water storage systems.

Career Progression

Competent person status for intallation of unvented hot water systems

Educational Progression

Domestic Solar Hot Water Heating Systems

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be practising plumbing and heating engineers or students who are nearing the end of a plumbing and heating vocational qualCourse Outline This objectives of this training course are to enable delegates to: •install common types of domestic heating-only ground/air source heat pumps in the UK which are connected to a horizontal, closed-loop, water/anti-freeze based ground heat exchanger and a “wet” underfloor heating system •be competent to review and verify that the ground/air source heat pump systems would meet the design requirements Duration:  2 days training and assessment

Career Progression

n/a

Educational Progression

n/a

Entry Requirements

This training / assessment course is for candidates with the following background: •a number of years’ experience in plumbing or conventional heating engineering •hold a formal qualification at NVQ Level 3 in plumbing or heating engineering •currently undertaking a course in plumbing or heating engineering which will lead to a formal qualification at NVQ Level 3