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Green Skills - Introduction to Understanding Heat Pumps (Online)

Green Skills - Introduction to Understanding Heat Pumps (Online)

Overview

The purpose of this course is to introduce the theory, concepts and the science behind heat source pumps, including air-to-air, air-to-water and ground source heat pumps. It covers their workings, installation and how green funding can be accessed to accelerate their deployment.

This course is suitable for learners with a interest in sustainable technologies and those who wish to develop the skills necessary for a career in this industry (including those learners studying engineering, plumbing, construction and multi-skills).

Our online courses give you the flexibility to manage your life and studies

  • 24-hour access to your online course
  • Maintain earning power while you learn
  • Study around work or family commitments
  • Study in the comfort of your own home.

Start dates and fees

Start date

Anytime

Costs

This course is free for adults aged 19+.


What will I study?

  • Introduction to heat source pumps and domestic heating and hot water
  • How heat source pumps work
  • In-depth look at air source heat pumps
  • In-depth look at ground and water source heat pumps
  • The basics of installing heat source pumps
  • Post installation and commissioning.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must live in England and NOT live in one of the locations listed here.


How long is the course?

30 hours over 3 months


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How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by online multiple choice assessment. The final assessment is made up of two multiple choice tests with a pass rate of 60%.


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How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the green Sign up button found under 'Next steps' and complete our simple online form.

Once submitted, our team will review your information to ensure you are eligible to study the course (we will get in touch should there be in any issues).

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent an email which contains a link to our online enrolment form for you to complete.

Your enrolment details will then be processed by our team and you will receive an email that will contain a link for you to access your course materials. Please allow 3-5 working days for your enrolment details to be processed.

Next steps

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