BPEC Level 3 Award in Installation & Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps
|Mode of study||Part-time|
|Start date||10 January 2023|
|Course code||PLR3PAS001 (2223A)|
|Runs on|| Tuesday |
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at experienced heating installers who wish to expand their knowledge and skills to include fitting heat pumps in domestic and small commercial properties. It will also enable you to meet the training entry requirements for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).
Applicants must have the following:
- WRAS Water Regulations
- a Level 2 or Level 3 in Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil certificates or have a minimum of 3 years experience of installing wet central heating
What does the course involve?
The Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course will enable operatives to specify, survey, design and install domestic or small commercial heat pump systems, enlisting manufacturers support where required. Systems up to 16kW for air source heat pumps are covered, plus the following areas:
- – Background to market
- – Heat pump regulations and guidance
- – Principles of air source heat pump operation
- – Heat pump types
- – Matching to the correct heating system
- – Pre-installation requirements
- – Installation materials and methods
- – Setting to work, commissioning
- – Heat pump servicing and fault finding
How is the course assessed?
The Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course comprises both classroom and practical training, finishing with a practical & theoretical assessment at the end of day 4.
How much does it cost?
This course is fully funded, but candidates will need to purchase the course book, which is available from the college priced £66:
BPEC Heat Pump Installer Manual
What do I do next?
If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Part-time Admissions on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Part-time Admissions on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.