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Course overview

Skills Training Group’s air source heat pump course will allow engineers to specify, survey, design and install domestic and small commercial air source heat pump systems up to 16kW.

The course includes a written and practical assessment which includes multiple choice questions and a design scenario. After passing your assessment, you will receive an RQF Level 3 Award in the Installation & Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems from LCL Awards.

Modules breakdown

The key learning topics we cover on the course will include:

  1. Know the health and safety risks and safe systems of work associated with air source heat pump systems
  2. Know the requirements of regulations and standards relating to the installation, testing and commissioning of air source heat pump systems
  3. Know the purpose and operational characteristics of heat pump unit and heat pump system components
  4. Know the purpose and operational characteristics of air source heat pump system components
  5. Know the different types of air source heat pump systems and the arrangements for hydraulic emitter circuits
  6. The principles of air source heat pump selection and system design
  7. Know the design factors and principles relating to air source heat pump systems
  8. Know the preparatory work required for air source heat pump installations
  9. Know the requirements to install, commission and hand over air source heat pump systems
  10. Be able to plan and prepare for the installation of air source heat pump systems.
  11. Be able to install air source heat pump systems.
  12. Be able to test and commission air source heat pump systems.
  13. Be able to handover to the client air source heat pump systems.
  14. Know the requirements to inspect service and maintain air source heat pump systems.
  15. Know how to diagnose and rectify defects and malfunctions in air source heat pump systems.
  16. Be able to undertake inspection, service and maintenance of air source heat pump systems.
  17. Be able to carry out fault diagnosis and rectification of defects and malfunctions on air source heat pump systems.

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Entry Requirements

One of the below qualifications will allow entry to the ASHP course:

  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that  provides evidence of competence;
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence;
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence.
  • ACS Qualification

In addition, the below qualifications are also a prerequisite for the air source heat pump course.

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Training manuals

We will provide a course training manual on the first day of your course.

How do I book?

Call our office on 0808 164 2780 and speak to one of our friendly customer service team. They will discuss dates and availability and can take payment by debit or credit card to confirm your place.

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