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Skills Bootcamp in Green Skills - Plumbing Pathway

Skills Bootcamp in Green Skills - Plumbing Pathway

Type of LearningAdult Learning

Course CodeA7201

Study ModePart Time

DurationThis course is typically delivered over a 4 week period with 7 days of training across this period.

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Awarded ByBPEC

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About the course

This course is being offered through Skills Bootcamps - part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. As part of this Bootcamp you will gain;

  • A BPEC Level 3 Air & Ground Source Heat Pump Technology qualification
  • A BPEC Level 3 Electricity for Plumbers qualification

Bootcamps are part-funded by the Government and offer a flexible way for you to gain the skills you need to upskill and progress within your role.

This course will be delivered using a blend of traditional classroom-style teaching and practical hands-on sessions. The combination of both methods will help you to gain the understanding you need to practically apply the knowledge gained in your current / future role. This Skills Bootcamp will also include mentoring from the tutor, who is an experienced industry professional and will provide guidance and support to you throughout your training.

The first stage of the course is a Level 3 Air and Ground Source Heat Pump Technology course designed to give installers the skills and knowledge to correctly install, maintain and service heat pumps. This course has been designed with the intention of meeting the requirements of the National Occupational Standards and industry working groups and is also accredited by BPEC. The course will typically be delivered over 4 days on a one day per week basis.

The next part of the course is a Level 3 Electricity for Plumbers Course which is typically delivered in 3 days over 2 weeks. This course aims to help plumbers and heating engineers who work on central heating electrical control systems to work safely and comply with the appropriate standards. It has been designed with plumbing and heating engineers in mind and is limited to work that will NOT involve working on fixed installation of the property. While this certificate does not give you the full electrical qualifications it will allow the operative to work on electrical equipment associated with plumbing systems, but it must be noted that if there is any doubt about electrical work to be undertaken it is recommended that such work be referred to a competent Electro-technical operative. This course will also include some training on Combi boiler fault finding training so covers a wide range of topics.

Apply now for one of Bootcamps and start your journey of improvement!

Type of LearningAdult Learning

Course CodeA7201

Study ModePart Time

DurationThis course is typically delivered over a 4 week period with 7 days of training across this period.

CostQuestion tooltip iconRead More

Awarded ByBPEC

Entry Requirements

Heat Pumps course --- You will need ONE of the following --- N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification; or N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification; or N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification; or N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil-Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification; or N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification; or Heating installers with minimum 3 years of experience installing wet central heating systems, evidenced either by manufacturer courses certification or Gas Safe Register, OFTEC, MCS or HETAS registration AND if not included in the above qualification Water Regulations/Water Byelaws Stand-alone technical certificates/Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQ) (non-competency based) are NOT acceptable. Electricity for Plumbers course - Trainees must hold a recognised trade qualification and a minimum ACS CCN1 and CEN1 certificate. A working knowledge of central heating systems is essential.

Assessment

Heat Pumps course – Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations Electricity for Plumbers - Assessments normally consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations. Certificates are normally valid for 5 years

Careers & Progression

This bootcamp will allow practicing plumbers the opportunity to expand their skills into the world of renewable energy technologies and also gain a grounding in key electrical control systems related to plumbing. You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to install, maintain and service ground and air source heat pumps effectively and safely. This could open up new opportunities with customers for you and your Company.

Information About Fees

This course is available through Skills Bootcamps – part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping everyone gain skills for life. SME learners applying for this course will pay £281 for the course. Higher fees are payable for applicants from non-SME's, please get in touch for more details. Apply today and we’ll be in touch to give you the individualised support you require to get you started on your journey.

Have a question? Get in touch!

Or call us on 01282 733373