• Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps

    August 4, 2017 | Renewable
  • What will you learn? This qualification equips existing workers with the skills to install and maintain heat pump systems, which can heat buildings without any external fuel source by using heat absorbed from the ground to provide hot water and central heating.

    Who should attend? Learners who want to progress in the building services sector to work with environmental technologies. Qualified and competent plumbing and heating engineers looking to gain the knowledge and skills to install and maintain heat pump systems.

    The Course Programme This course covers the installation and maintenance of ground and air source heat pump systems, including:

    Know the requirements to install commission and handover heat pump systems (non-refrigerant circuits)

    Install, commission and handover heat pumps (non-refrigerant circuits)

    Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain heat pump system installations (non-refrigerant circuits)

    Inspect, service and maintain heat pump installations (non-refrigerant circuits)

    Pre-Requisites Candidates will need N/SVQ Level 2/3 in either plumbing, heating and ventilating, oil-fired technical services, gas installation and maintenance, approved equivalent, JIB-PMES/CSCS card or Engineering Services SKILL card. In addition, if not included in the above current certification in relation to Water regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent) and Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating.

    How is the qualification assessed? Each knowledge unit features an external on-screen exam, with a further internal Centre marked assignment for the unit covering the knowledge to install, commission and handover heat pumps. The performance units can be assessed in the workplace or in simulated conditions

    Duration 3 days training followed by 1 or 2 days of practical assessments either at PGL Training or in the workplace.

    Cost £550+VAT