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LCTTC – Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems Level 3 (MCS Accredited)

Course code: G37P102
Type: Part Time
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £595.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

The course is specifically aimed at existing plumbing and heating engineers, providing the necessary training to upskill existing skills to install heat pumps.

For a limited period, fees are discounted to £595 (standard fee £670).However, we have a limited allocation of government discounted training places available at £130.

The fees shown are the standard cost for the course. However, various discounts/grants may be applied depending on personal circumstances. Please contact via email on

What qualification will I gain?

BPEC Level 3 Award in Air Source Heat Pump Systems (non-refrigerant circuits)

Why choose us

Our newly constructed Centre at Holme Lacy in Herefordshire has bespoke training rigs and components that simulate real-life conditions. All learners will be able to take advantage of these purpose-built facilities and gain industry-recognised qualifications upon successful completion. We aim to keep class sizes to under 8 so all learners get an opportunity to practice the skills and knowledge gained during the course prior to being assessed.

What you could do next

If you meet the entry requirements please follow the links and apply online or contact us to discuss your application.

Key facts

The sessions cover requirements to size, select, install, commission and handover heat pump systems (non-refrigerant circuits). The programme is structured to be completed over 3 days: Heat Pump Technology (2days) and Air Source (1day). The course material has been designed to meet the requirements of the NationalOccupational Standards QCF units, Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) Installer Standard and the Heat Pump industry/manufacturers criteria for the installation of domestic sized Heat Pumps.

Bookings are still available on the following dates:

– 22nd to 24th May 2024

– 3rd to 5th July 2024

This course is set to take place every month, please contact us for future dates.

Assessment methods

Assessments are open book multi-choice, written response questions and an observed practical.

Entry requirements

The BPEC Heat Pump Systems Installer training course is designed for qualified plumbers, heating engineers, oil or gas engineers who wish to install Heat Pump Systems and already hold a recognised NVQ Level 2/3 or earlier equivalent qualification. In addition, if not included within the formal qualification, the individual MUST hold WRAS Water Regulations (which we can deliver separately or as an additional day to the main course at £175)