Heat Pump Systems Installer (BP-HPSI-2)
Course Reference: BP-HPSI-2 BPEC
Who is this Course For?
If you’re an experienced plumbing or heating engineer looking to make the most of the growing consumer demand for sustainable technology, this could be the course for you.
Why Take this Course?
The Heat Pump Installer course will demonstrate your ability to install and maintain a variety of Heat Pump Systems.
The course is aimed at candidates with experience (5 years or more) in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, an NVQ Level 3 in plumbing, heating engineering or equivalent. It is also open to those in the process of gaining these qualifications.
This Course Covers (over 4 days)
You will receive both practical and theoretical training in the following areas:
• Ground source heat pumps in context
• How a ground source heat pump works (principles and components)
• Insulation, heat losses and the effect of heating system design
• Horizontal ground heat exchangers
• Ground source heat pump installation
• Maintenance and fault finding
• Model answers
• Air source heat pumps in context
• How an air source heat pump works (principles and components)
• Health and Safety
• Air source heat pump installation
This training course consists of four days of training and assessment.
The course is designed to provide practising installers the skills and knowledge required to determine the most appropriate heat pump for a building and, through consultation with the client about their needs and demands, to install any of the common ground source or air source heat pump types in a safe and efficient manner.
The course is assessed via both practical and theory examinations.
Candidates must have a recognised trade qualification – the minimum level being the C&G NVQ 3 Plumbing – or evidence of at least two years’ experience working in the plumbing or heating industry.
The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 (England and Wales) and Part L Energy Efficiency courses are formal prerequisites for this training.
On booking this course, a confirmation email will advise what materials you will need to bring.
On Completion of the Course
Candidates will have the skills and knowledge to install a variety of Heat Pump System types, whilst taking into account the range of contexts and specific user needs that go into the professional installation of these systems. Candidates will also receive a BPEC Certificate and Competency Card
Special introductory price £600.00+VAT