BPEC Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems

Cardonald Campus
Start Date & time
Various start dates
Qualification Type
Other non-advanced qual
Course Type
4 days



The BPEC Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems course is aimed at experienced heating engineers who wish to fit non-refrigerant heat pumps.

With increasing targets to cut carbon emissions, the introduction of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) consumer demand for this renewable energy source is increasing. The course is nationally recognised and meets the training entry requirements for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).

What will I learn?

Courses scheduled currently full. Please get in touch to register your interest for future courses: 

Delegates will develop the skills and knowledge required to install non refrigerant heat pumps systems within the Building Services Engineering (BSE) renewable sector by means of practical and theoretical assessments covering:

  • Installation
  • Commission
  • Handover
  • Inspection
  • Service and maintenance

Cost £600

There are various funding options you or your company may be eligible for - specific criteria applies: 

This part time commercial training course does not meet the criteria for SAAS funding or Fee Waivers

The College has a student funding department for further funding / financial advice and support while making enquires and for the duration of the training course - 

Entry requirements (minimum)

  1. Water Byelaws 2014 (Scotland)
  2. Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (certificated as part of an SVQ and/or in the last 5 years)
  3. SVQ 3* in one of the following:
  • Plumbing or;
  • Heating and Ventilating (Domestic or Commercial or Industrial installation including Unvented) or;
  • Oil-Fired Technical Services or;
  • Gas Installation and Maintenance or;

Alternatively in lieu of the SVQ a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience (supporting evidence required)

*SVQ 3 earlier equivalents are acceptable

Verification must be provided prior to booking and brought to the training for submission in the assessment pack. 

Jobs and further study

This qualification is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes. 

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

More questions? Contact us about this course