Heat Pump Systems Installer Training (PLA)

L3 Level 3
Part Time
9 April 2024 — 12 April 2024
City Centre Campus, Cardiff
This course is available at other locations or at different start dates/levels.
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

About this course

• BPEC Heat Pump Systems Installer Systems

• Heat Pump Technology Air Source

• Heat Pump Technology Ground Source


This 4-day course has been designed to give installers the skills and knowledge required to correctly install heat pumps.

This course has been designed with the intention of meeting the requirement of the National Occupational Standards and industry working groups.

If you are not eligible for PLA funding, please see self-funded course here.

What you will study

The assessments for the training course consists of a multiple choice on-line examination and practical assessment in a simulated environment.

You must bring, 2x passport photographs and your qualification certificates on the first day of the course in order to sit the assessments on this course

Course fee per year

Part-time enrolment fee: £0.00

Entry requirements

Trainees should have a minimum • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification; or • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification; or • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification; or • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification; or • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification; or • Heating installers with minimum 3 years of experience installing wet central heating systems, evidenced either by manufacturer courses certification or Gas Safe Register, OFTEC, MCS or HETAS registration AND if not included in the above qualification Water Regulations/Water Byelaws Stand-alone technical certificates/Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQ) (non-competency based) are NOT acceptable.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

9 April 2024

End date

12 April 2024

Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

32 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions
PLA: This course is free for employed adults eligible for a Personal Learning Account (PLA). To see if you could be eligible for a PLA go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PartTimeFunding - For a full list of PLA courses go to www.cavc.ac.uk/PLA

Course code

RTCC3P04
L3

Qualification

60066064 BPEC Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pumps Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits

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Locations

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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