This is a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of heat pump systems. The qualification is developed from the National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes
Trainees 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.
Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.
Training materials are available from a number of sources.
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Assessment centres wishing to deliver the Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pumps should contact AOadmin@bpec.org.uk