IMASHPS_H21 - Air Source Heat Pumps

Renewable Courses available:-

F-Gas Cat I, Cat II, Cat III and Cat IV*

LCL Awards Regulated Qualification in Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases on Refrigerant Systems ( F-Gas Category I-IV)

RQF Qualification Codes:
603/1917/3 – Cat l

603/1918/5 – Cat ll

603/1919/7 – Cat lll

603/1920/3 – Cat lV

These regulated RQF qualifications are for learners that wish to work in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump industries with fluorinated greenhouse gasses.

These qualifications are designed for learners to meet the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2015/2067.

LCL Awards Level 3 Award in F-Gas: Install, Service, Maintain, Recovery, Decommission and Leakage Checking of Systems (Category I)
LCL Awards Level 3 Award in F-Gas: Install, Service, Maintain, Recovery, Decommission and Leakage Checking of Refrigerant Systems with a Charge of less than 3kg (6kg if hermetically sealed) (Category II)
LCL Awards Level 2 Award in F-Gas: Recovery of Refrigerant Systems with a Charge of less than 3kg (6kg if hermetically sealed) (Category III)
LCL Awards Level 2 Award in F-Gas: Leakage Checking of Refrigerant Systems (Category IV)
In GB & NI, the EU F-Gas Regulation is implemented by the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015 (SI No. 310) & NI (SI No. 425).  LCL Awards is a named personnel certification and evaluation body as set out in Part 3, Article 8(1) and (NI Part 2, Article 6(1)) of these Regulations, which relate to the certification and evaluation bodies for the purposes of Article 4 of Commission Regulation (EU 2015/2067 (issue and contents of certificates).

The learner will know the fundamental principles of thermodynamics.The learner will know the environmental impact of refrigerants and corresponding environmental regulations.
The learner will be able to carry out checks before putting in operation, after a long period of non-use, after maintenance or repair intervention, or during operation.
The learner will be able to check for leakage.
The learner will be able to handle the system and refrigerant during installation, maintenance, servicing or recovery in an environmentally friendly manner in accordance with the regulations.
The learner will be able to put into operation and maintain reciprocating, screw and scroll compressors, single and two-stage.
The learner will be able to install, put into operation and maintain air cooled and water cooled condensers.
The learner will be able to install, put into operation and maintain air cooled and water cooled evaporators.
The learner will be able to install, put into operation and the servicing of Thermostatic Expansion Valves (TEV) and other components.
The learner will be able to build a leak-tight piping system in a refrigeration installation.
The learner will know the information on relevant technologies.

Assessment method:
E-Examination and a Practical Assessment

Ground Source Heat Pumps/Air Source Heat Pumps*

LCL-R3035 Core Unit

The learner will know what a heat pump is, the principle of the vapour compression system and system components.
The learner will know the different operational characteristics of each type of heat pump unit and system arrangement.
The learner will know the fundamental principles of heat pump efficiency and design selection that are common for heat pumps. The learner will know the fundamental principles of domestic hot water cylinder selection and system design that are common for heat pumps.
The learner will know the fundamental principles of hydraulic system design that are common for heat pumps.
The learner will know the fundamental principles of heat pump controls.
The learner will know how to plan and prepare for the installation of heat pumps.
The learner will know the requirements to install and test heat pump systems.
The learner will understand the requirements to commission heat pump system installations.
The learner will understand the requirements to handover heat pump system installations.
The learner will know the requirements for the handover of a heat pump installation
The learner will know the requirements for routine service and maintenance of a heat pump system installation.
The learner will undertake fault diagnosis work on a heat pump system installation.
LCL-R3036. Air Source Unit

The learner will know the preparatory work required for the installation of an air source heat pump.
The learner will know the common requirements for the installation of an air source heat pump connected to hydraulic emitter circuits.
The learner will install heat pump units (non-refrigeration units).
The learner will test and commission an air source heat pump system (non-refrigerant circuits).
The learner will be able to undertake the non-refrigerant circuit routine service and maintenance of an air source heat pump system (non-refrigerant circuits).
LCL-R3037. Ground Source Unit

The learner will know the fundamental design principles for ground source heat pump collector circuits, design, component sizing and installation.
The learner will know the common requirements for the installation of a ground source heat pump connected to hydraulic emitter circuits.
The learner will install heat pump units (non-refrigeration units).
The learner will test and commission a ground source heat pump system.
The learner will be able to undertake the non-refrigerant circuit routine service and maintenance of a ground source heat pump system (non-refrigerant circuits).

LCL Awards Level 3 Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems (non-refrigerant circuits).

LCL Awards qualification codes: IMASHPS_H21 (Air Source) IMGSHPS_H21 (Ground Source)

RQF qualification codes 603/7790/2(Air Source), 603/7791/4 (Ground Source)

Qualification Units:
LCL-R3035: Core unit in Heat Pump Technology (Non-Refrigerant Circuit)
LCL-R3036: Air Source unit in Heat Pump Technology (Non-Refrigerant Circuit)
LCL-R3037: Ground Source Unit in Heat Pump Technology (Non-Refrigerant Circuit)

*Pre-requisites required for these courses.  Please contact us for full details.

 

Air Source Heat Pumps Training Courses IMASHPS_H21