BPEC Heat Pump Systems
The BPEC Heat Pump Systems programme is recognised as a demonstration of competence for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).
This qualification is designed to give installers the skills and knowledge required to correctly install heat pumps. This course has been designed with the with the intention of meeting the requirement of the National Occupational Standards.
Who is it suitable for?
This course is aimed at practicing plumbers interested in gaining the qualifications that will allow them to install heat pumps and should have a minimum NVQ Level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, or a demonstrable number of years of relevant experience, plus Water Regulations/Byelaws and Energy Efficiency certificates.
During your study you will cover a range of knowledge and skills across areas heat pumps including:
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
Ground heat exchangers
Health and Safety
Heat pump installation
Maintenance and fault finding
Plus an appendix containing reference charts for ground heat exchanger design.
What the course covers?
Multi-choice question paper - 2 hours 15 minutes
Multi-choice question paper - 2 hours 10 minutes
Practical Assessment - 3 hours
What career can this lead to?
This after completing this qualification the certificate is normally valid for 5 years which will allow you to install Heat Pumps.
Hands on training for success
All our course trainers have decades of teaching experience and both courses are assessed by a range of methods including online multiple-choice exams, practical assessments and written assignments.
You’ll learn from a range of training methods in our computer-equipped classroom. All courses include the relevant hand-outs to support your learning.
Course Equipment Requirements
TBA includes registration and exam fees