Level 3 Award In The Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pumps
This is a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of heat pump systems. The qualification is developed from the National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS)registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes.
Course objectives/key benefits
To provide the knowledge and understanding required to install, commission and maintain groundsource and airsource heat pump systems.
Who is the course aimed at?
Installers, maintenance businesses, specifiers, building control officers and inspectors and indeed anyone who needs to know about safe installation practices of heat pump installations.
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The course is specifically designed for both experienced operatives and new entrants to this area of work.
- An NVQ level 2 or 3 in conventional heating engineering or plumbing
- Health and Safety requirements associated with heat pump systems
- Regulations and legislation relating to heat pumps
- Domestic pipework installation
- Installation of heat pumps
- Servicing and commissioning of heat pumps
- Basic refrigeration principles
- Carrying out safety checks
- Checking system stability
- Identifying installation faults
Theory and practical workshop
Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations
Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a certificate of competence.
Please note: This qualification is available either as a fully mapped to QCF standard or part-mapped (as a cheaper option). For further details and to determine the best option for you please contact our office on 01579 348544 or email@example.com.
This course is also recognised by many accreditation bodies of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme.
Candidates will be provided with a training pack.
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