What do I learn?
This course covers the installation commissioning handover inspection and maintenance of heat pump systems in accordance with the new QCF framework qualification.
Assessment is by online multiple-choice exam paper-based exam and practical assessments.
A training manual which accompanies the course will be sent out to you 3-4 weeks prior to attendance and you will be expected to self study in preparation for the assessments. This course consists of 1.5 days of revision in the classroom and practical training in the workshop by a skilled tutor. You are assessed in the classroom and in the workshop.
What do I gain?
This course and certificate are recognised by all the current Microgeneration Certification Schemes - they meet the requirement for appropriate training in solar thermal technology.
Successful completion of the training and assessment provides suitably-qualified individuals with training evidence when applying for registration on a Microgeneration Certification Scheme that allows self-certification. It also acts as notification to building control departments of work completed.
The course leads to a Level 3 award within the Qualifications and Credit Framework. The training has been mapped to National Occupational Standards which means you receive the most beneficial and industry-relevant training possible.
What do I need?
You need to hold a G3 certificate in domestic unvented hot water systems energy efficiency water regulations and NVQ Level 2 in plumbing and heating. Or you could have 3 years industry experience as well as a non-QCF qualification in heat pump systems.
The Level 3 Award in Understanding the Fundamental Principles of Environmental Technologies is also a requirement for this course.
What do I gain?
Upon completion of this course you can progress to another Level 3 award in other environmental technologies.