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BPEC Level 3 Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems

Course code: XSAV094P

Subject area: Construction

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 3

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 16:00

Days of week:

Monday to Thursday

Course date:

22nd Jul 2024 - 25th Jul 2024

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

Phone:

01235 555 585

Recognised as the industry standard qualification in the installation of Air Source Heat Pumps this course is designed to upskill existing heating engineers to allow them to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the electrification of heating.

This is one of the essential courses to help enable installers move towards MCS accreditation and access Government Grants for their customers.

This 4-day course is delivered in our state-of-the-art Net Zero Skills Hub Renewables Training Centre equipped with fully functional ASHP’s offering a realistic learning environment.

You will learn to specify, design and install Air Source Heat Pumps in domestic properties.

This course includes an additional fourth day providing in-depth practical industry training from one of our partners.

Course units
The course covers the following units:

• Heat Pumps in context

• How a Heat Pump works – principles and components

• Insulation, Heat Losses, and the effect of heating system design

• Domestic hot water, buffer tanks and solar coils

• Health and Safety

• Heat Pump Installation and Sizing

• Maintenance and fault finding

What next?
Check out our other Net Zero Skills Hub courses aimed at upskilling existing engineers to make the most of the opportunities offered by carbon free technologies
Entry criteria
• Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Plumbing, Heating/Ventilation, Gas or Oil or Gas Safe Registration or relevant industry experience

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

Fee information
Course fee is £795

There may be Government Funding available for part/all of the course fees – please contact the College for more information

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £795.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £795.00

Qualifications received
BPEC Level 3 Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems
Learning & method assessment
Features various styles of delivery from interactive presentations and class discussion to hands on time with the units and their associated components.

The core 3-day course is assessed by both multiple choice open book exams and practical tasks. The fourth day is a technical CPD and practical workshop.

User skills
Upon completion of the course you will be able to confidently design, specify, install and maintain domestic and small commercial Air Source Heat Pumps.