Air Source Heat Pump Installer Course Near Edinburgh

ASHP Installer Course

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COURSE SUMMARY

Who Our ASHP Course Is For

This course is aimed at experienced heating installers who wish to expand their knowledge & 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), opening doors to accessible current grant funding.

This is a great entry point into the rapidly growing renewables sector and the team at The Energy Training Academy will be there to support you along the way.

Becoming an air source heat pump installer can offer several benefits, both personally and professionally. Here are some of the advantages:

Growing demand: The demand for air source heat pumps is increasing as more people are becoming aware of the need for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly heating and cooling solutions. This means there is a growing market for installers, providing a steady stream of job opportunities.

Job security: With the increasing emphasis on renewable energy and sustainable practices, the demand for air source heat pump installers is likely to remain high in the long term. This can provide a sense of job security and stability in the industry.

Green credentials: By installing air source heat pumps, you contribute to reducing carbon emissions and promoting renewable energy sources. This can be personally rewarding as you actively contribute to mitigating climate change and promoting environmental sustainability.

Diverse skill set: Becoming an air source heat pump installer involves acquiring a diverse skill set, including knowledge of electrical systems, plumbing, and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning). This versatility allows you to work on a variety of projects and enhances your overall professional expertise.

Advancement opportunities: As you gain experience and expertise in installing air source heat pumps, you may have opportunities to advance in your career. This could include taking on more complex installations, leading teams, or even starting your own business in the field.

Competitive compensation: The demand for air source heat pump installers often translates into competitive compensation packages. Skilled and experienced installers are often in high demand, which can lead to attractive salaries or the potential for higher earnings.

Professional development: The field of renewable energy is continuously evolving, with advancements in technology and regulations. As an air source heat pump installer, you will have opportunities for ongoing professional development to stay updated with the latest trends, techniques, and regulations in the industry.

Personal satisfaction: Installing air source heat pumps can be personally satisfying, knowing that you are making a positive impact on the environment and helping homeowners or businesses reduce their energy consumption and costs.

This course is aimed at experienced heating installers who wish to expand their knowledge & 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), opening doors to accessible current grant funding.

NOTE – If you apply for MCS registration for install only of heat pumps you will be required to demonstrate that you have a contract in place with a qualified design engineer who must also be MCS registered as a designer of heat pump systems.

Those looking to be MCS registered for the Installation and Design of heat pumps will need to hold the LCL Awards Level 3 Award in Low Temperature Heating and Hot Water Systems Design in Dwellings in addition to WRAS.

Completion of the course will provide you with a Level 3 Certification, increasing your credibility and giving you the competitive edge, as well as showing your customers that you are trained to the highest of standards.

You will also need to provide any SVQ or NVQ Level 2/3 Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil certificates you currently hold. You will also need a WRAS Water Regulations Qualification and Energy Efficiency if you do not have this, or need to renew it, this is inclusive of our package cost.

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:

 

  • The learner will know what a heat pump is, the principle of the vapour compression system and system components.
  • The learner will know the different operational characteristics of each type of heat pump unit and system arrangement.
  • The learner will know the fundamental principles of heat pump efficiency and design selection that are common for heat pumps. The learner will know the fundamental principles of domestic hot water cylinder selection and system design that are common for heat pumps.
  • The learner will know the fundamental principles of hydraulic system design that are common for heat pumps.
  • The learner will know the fundamental principles of heat pump controls.
  • The learner will know how to plan and prepare for the installation of heat pumps.
  • The learner will know the requirements to install and test heat pump systems.
  • The learner will understand the requirements to commission heat pump system installations.
  • The learner will understand the requirements to handover heat pump system installations.
  • The learner will know the requirements for the handover of a heat pump installation
  • The learner will know the requirements for routine service and maintenance of a heat pump system installation.
  • The learner will undertake fault diagnosis work on a heat pump system installation.

Our ASHP package cost is £895.00, our package includes the pre-requisite Water Regulations (WRAS) and Energy Efficiency (EE) qualifications

Costs shown exclude VAT, which will be applied at the current rate

This course is 3-4 days in total. The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and course material.

The Air Source Heat Pump Installation Course entails both classroom and practical training, finishing with a practical & theoretical assessment at the end of the training session.

Any course material required will be provided by The Energy Training Academy.

Our upcoming course dates:

  • 25/09/23
  • 09/10/23
  • 20/11/23
  • 18/12/23

Looking for another date? Please contact us as we may be able to accomodate based on your requirements.

£ 895.00 exc VAT

Initial deposit required

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