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Part-time Level 3 Green Skills Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems

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Part-time Level 3 Green Skills Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump SystemsAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College
Level Level 3
Start Date Various
Duration 3 days
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Part time
Mode of Study Short course
Awarding Body BPEC
Offering Code AWL3IMH1D000
Course Overview

This three-day course, is recognised by the Microgeneration Certification Schemes, will provide you with the skills and knowledge to install and maintain Ground and Air Source Heat Pump Systems (non-refrigerant circuits).

As homeowners and developers are increasingly looking for ways to become more energy efficient and move from fossil fuels to green technologies, this course will develop your knowledge and skills to be able to offer your customers an alternative to the traditional ways of heating their homes.

What you will Study

• The requirements of relevant regulations/standards relating to the installation, testing and commissioning activities for heat pumps
• The purpose and operational characteristics of heat pump unit and heat pump system components, different types of heat pump units and arrangements for hydraulic emitter circuits
• Fundamental principles of heat pump selection and system design that are common to both air and ground source
• Fundamental design principles for both ground source ‘and air source
• Preparatory installation work for both ground and air source
• Requirements to commission and handover heat pump system installations (non-refrigerant circuits)
• Installation, testing, commissioning & handover of ground and air source heat pumps (non-refrigerant circuits)
• Requirements for the non-refrigerant circuit routine service and maintenance of heat pump system installations
• Maintenance of a ground or air source heat pump system installation
• Fault diagnosis and rectification work on an air or ground source heat pump system installation

How you will be Assessed Consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.
Entry Requirements

You must hold one of the following:

• A minimum NVQ Level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, or a demonstrable number of years of relevant experience
• Water Regs UK Water Regulations/Water Byelaws or equivalent

Attendance Expectations

Three days

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/23

Funding may be available for those with a West Yorkshire post code.

Alternatively the fee will be TBC

Additional Course Costs The course includes training, training manual, assessment and certification fees.
How to Apply

Please complete a part-time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details

For further details please contact Mark Corbett

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Subject Area (W) Construction & Civil Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 09 June 2023 11:55

Forthcoming Open Events
Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 15 June, 2024

Wakefield College & Castleford College