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Introduction to Heat Pumps Course

This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial, visit:

Learn how to take advantage of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Who is it for?

Technicians and professionals intending to learn how heat pump technology works, learn about the savings and benefits that can be achieved.

This course is suitable for a wide range of audiences, including engineers, design engineers and architects.


The University of London

Edinburgh Napier University


Courses run on a regular basis

OR Start the course today: Distance Learning with live tutorial and online remote exam – Click here to visit the online Academy

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Course Content

What is heat
Market, resources and targets overview
The physics principles (components, types of technologies)
Design guidance (sizing, selecting, autonomy, storage, manufacturers)
Other types: Underground Thermal Energy Storage (UTES), Earth Ducts, Solar Assisted Ground Source heat pump
Environmental impact and analysis
Finance, regulation and incentives (MCS, RHI)
Case studies, best practice analysis
Simulation tools
References and further reading
Trade bodies and support

GMC Certificate

Certificate of Participation provided.

On successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to sit the Exam for the:

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Coca Cola, Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Cambridge University, Oxfam GB, Tesco, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Honeywell and many more.

Current Part-Funded Price:

£441 £285 (£342 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation


£495 £330 (£396 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate

Limited part-funding available, enquire by completing the form below.


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