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

Course Info
Certification Logic Certification
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Code QCF
QCF Code 600/7730/X
Level 3
Credit Value 10
Guided learning hours 80 hours

Qualification Title

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

Qualification Units

Install, commission and handover heat pumps non-refrigerant circuits D/602/3072

Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain heat pump system installations non refrigerant circuits F/602/3078

Inspect, service and maintain heat pump installations non-refrigerant circuits L/602/3083

Know the requirements to install, commission and handover heat pump systems non refrigerant circuits Y/602/3054

Background

This regulated QCF qualification is for learners that wish to demonstrate their knowledge in the Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pumps Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits)

This qualification can also provide a progression route from the LCL Level 3 Award in Initial Verification and Certification of electrical installations (QCF)

Learner outcomes

The objective of this QCF qualification is for learners to demonstrate they know and understand:

  • Know the health and safety risks and safe systems of work associated with heat pump system installation work (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Know the requirements of relevant regulations/standards relating to practical installation, testing and commissioning activities for heat pump installation work
  • Know the purpose and operational characteristics of heat pump unit and heat pump system components
  • Know the different types of heat pump units and system arrangements for hydraulic emitter circuits
  • Know the fundamental principles of heat pump selection and system design that are common to both air and ground source heat pumps
  • Know the fundamental design principles for ground source 'closed loop' heat pump collector circuit design, component sizing and installation
  • Know the layouts of 'open loop' water filled heat pump collector circuits
  • Know the fundamental design considerations and principles that are specific to air source heat pumps
  • Know the preparatory work required for heat pump installation work
  • Know the requirements to install and test heat pump systems (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Understand the requirements to commission heat pump system installations (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Understand the requirements to handover heat pump system installations
  • Plan and prepare for the installation of heat pumps (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Install air and ground source heat pump units (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Test and commission a ground source heat pump installation (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Test and commission an air source heat pump installation (non-refrigerant circuits)
  • Handover an air or ground source heat pump installation
  • Know the requirements for the non-refrigerant circuit routine service and maintenance of heat pump system installations
  • Know how to diagnose faults in heat pump system installations
  • Know how to rectify non-refrigerant circuit faults in heat pump system installations
  • Undertake the non-refrigerant circuit routine service and maintenance of an air source heat pump system installation
  • Undertake the non-refrigerant circuit routine service and maintenance of an ground source heat pump system installation
  • Undertake non-refrigerant circuit fault diagnosis work on an air or ground source heat pump system installation
  • Undertake non-refrigerant circuit fault rectification work on an air or ground source heat pump system installation

Pre-requisites

  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that  provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence

In addition, if not included in the above current certification in relation to:

  • WRAS Water Regulations/Water Byelaws or equivalent
  • Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating or equivalent

Assessment method

Assessment through work performance activities and short response written assessment

Related quilifications

WRAS - Water Regulations Certificate

Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating

Accreditations

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NTS Courses Renewables Training Courses QCF - Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pumps Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits)