Homeowners Professionals

BPEC Level 3 Award in Installation & Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps

Viessmann Academy has partnered with Shrewsbury Colleges Group to offer a BPEC Level 3 Award in Installation & Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps.

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:

  • Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil or Gas Safe Registration  

  • Alternatively, candidates may be eligible if they have a minimum of 3 years experience of installing wet central heating systems (candidates must provide suitable evidence of this)  

  • Candidates will also need Water Regulations if not covered within one of the above qualifications

This 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 16 kW 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

The Air Source Heat Pump Installation course comprises both classroom and practical training, finishing with a practical & theoretical assessment at the end of day 3.


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