OFT21-504D: Design of Heat Pump systems

3 days

OFTEC Heat Pump Training

This course is intended for heating professionals who will be designing heat pump systems.

Course Overview

The course explains the key elements of heat pump heating systems and the requirements for designing low temperature heating and hot water systems in dwellings. This course will cover the sizing of systems and selection of components, latest relevant legislation, ground source collector circuit design and sizing, open and closed loop systems, heating circuit design requirements, energy efficiency, pipework, heat emitters and low temperature hot water system design.

The assessment is completed via multiple choice theory papers and practically assessed worksheets.

OFTEC Qualification Code: OFT21-504D

Who Should Attend

Applicants must hold a nationally recognised qualification and/or registration in a trade associated with heating and/or plumbing. Candidates must provide evidence of relevant qualifications and/or registration to support entry.
Must provide written evidence confirming that they have ‘on the job’ heating installation and/or maintenance experience and/or heat pump system design work for a period of not less than two years, and evidence of ongoing continual professional development. The evidence shall be in writing from the employer detailing precisely the type, range and volume of work carried out.

This qualification would enable the holder to apply for OFTEC registration and for MCS certification for work under the scope of MIS 3005-D (The Heat Pump Standard- Design).

For those looking to achieve OFTEC registration and MCS certification for Heat Pump System Design and Air Source Heat Pump Installation, both the OFT21-540D Design of Heat Pump systems qualification and the OFT210504A Installation, commissioning and servicing of Air Source Heat Pumps qualification will need to be completed.

Cost: Contact the Grant Training Academy

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