Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps

This suite of new regulated qualifications has been brought up to date in association with the Heat Pump Association, industry and MCS and are designed for learners from a heating background (wet central heating systems) to demonstrate their knowledge in the Installation and Maintenance of *Air Source Heat Pumps Systems (non-refrigerant circuits).


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 11050
Campus: Newtownards
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Plumbing

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Course Overview
A structured three-day classroom and workshop programme of guided learning designed to meet the requirements for learners who are or will be installing Air Source Heat Pumps.

There is one written assignment, one practical assignment and two online exam’s to complete this course, one core Heat Pump Unit and one Air Source Heat Pump Unit.

You are currently an MCS, OFTEC, Gas Safe installer or a plumbing and heating contractor who wishes to commence with Air Source Heat Pump Installation works.

The installation requirements, of the heating and hot water systems required and component parts of the Air Source Heat Pump.

The facilities available in our workshops.

Learning about the new Carbon Zero technologies associated with the Air Source Heat Pump.

To be either a qualified Plumber, or a Gas Safe Registered Gas Engineer, or an OFTEC Registered Oil operative, or a current MCS operative. There are pre-requisites for this qualification; all candidates must hold on top of the above, water regulations qualifications and unvented hot water qualifications.

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