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Heat Pump Installation – LOGIC Accredited
10/04/2013 @ 09:00 - 12/04/2013 @ 16:30
The purpose of this installer training is to give candidates an entry level qualification to build upon current heating or plumbing trade knowledge in order to extend their work scope to include the installation of heat pumps.
- Duration: 3 Days
- Accreditation: Logic
- Entry Requirements: Plumbers with relevant certification and experience
- Course Type: Classroom / Practical
- Assessment: Written and practical assessment
Whilst this course is aimed at practicing heating or plumbing operatives, it may also be of benefit to building service engineers, designers, structural engineers, energy solution consultants and architects. The full qualification will only apply to candidates who meet the requirements of the awarding body’s accreditation scheme. The course will cover the following topics:
- Market insight and background
- Regulations and Guidance
- Principles of heat pump operation
- Collector types
- Heat distribution
- Pre-installation requirements and design guidance
- Insulation materials and methods
- Filling, flushing and testing
- Setting to work and commissioning
- Servicing and fault finding
Please note that this course does not include bore hole drilling or significant ground work, use of heavy plant and equipment or handling of refrigerants. Units covered in this course are pre-charged sealed units and do not require the refrigerant circuits to be broken.
The final assessment for the course is in the form of an on-line assessment. There is also a practical assessment associated with this certification.
Candidate Entry Requirements
It will be essential that the candidate will be able to demonstrate their competencies as a qualified heating or plumbing operative and hold an NVQ 3 or equivalent in Plumbing and heating and/or experience. Experience of basic electrical practice would also be a desirable. A basic knowledge of the WRAS Water (fittings) Regulations is also desirable.