Accelerated Heat Pump Technician Course
Subsidised cost: €630
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This training course is aimed primarily at potential installers of packaged heat pump systems for the domestic and small commercial sector. It delivers the fundamental principles for the understanding, specification and installation processes of heat pump systems for the heating and cooling of buildings.
The course will be a blended delivery (mix of face-to-face
and on-line) by Dundalk Institute of Technology on the following dates and
Participants are advised that there is work required in addition to approximately 30 hours of class attendance, specifically continuous assessment work which must be undertaken in the participants own time. It is estimated that in addition to class attendance that there are an additional 30 hours of independent study required.
Participants must hold a Level 6 Advanced Craft Certificate in Plumbing or equivalent. Practitioners with a background in related fields of technology and a number of years relevant experience may also be considered (e.g. members of RGII/OFTEC/Safe Electric). Each application will be assessed by DkIT as to the candidates entry qualifications. All participants must provide a valid email address to allow for receipt of course documentation.
This is a single standalone module worth 5 Credits at QQI Level 6 awarded by Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). Assessment shall be made up of: Practical Assessment (20%), Continuous Assessment (40%), and End of Module Formal Examination (40%); a minimum of 40% is required for a Pass grade.
DkIT accepts no reasonability for any participants application to the SEAI as a registered Heat Pump installer; this is a matter purely between the SEAI and any individual concerned .
Currently, as a consequence of Covid-19 safety restrictions, all participants must wear face coverings while attending the DkIT campus and provide their own stationary.