Low Carbon Academy

Heat Pump Installation


Course Overview

Successful completion of this qualification proves that learners are competent to install, commission, decommission service and maintain heat pump systems and therefore will extend career opportunities in the emerging technologies field.


the course

Apply for the heat pump installation course


You will be working towards the BPEC Level 3 Award in Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems.

You should have a minimum level 2/3 NVQ in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, or a demonstratable number of years of relevant experience, qualifications in Water Regulations and Energy Efficiency would be an advantage.

This course will cover:

  • Understanding on how the ground and air can act as a source of renewable energy.
  • A clear understanding of the main elements of heat pumps.
  • Understand the advantages of the various collector types and emitter types with heat pumps.
  • Clear identification of applications for various heat pump systems.
  • You will be provided with a course manual to support your studies.

If you meet the funding criteria, then your course will be fully funded.

Funding criteria:

  • A resident in the Greater Manchester area
  • Working for an employer based in the Greater Manchester area
  • Working on a construction setting in the Greater Manchester area
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