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Course Type

Day Courses

Course Location:

Ballyfermot Training Centre

Course Duration:

1 Week

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Course Times:

Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 3:45pm, Friday 8:30am - 12:45pm

Course Certification:

Domestic Heat Pump Systems (6N5646), Domestic Biomass Heating Systems (6N5645)

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Domestic Heat Pump Installation


The aim of the Domestic Heat Pump Installation course is to supplement the apprenticeship training for Plumbers and other suitably qualified people, by developing the necessary skills, knowledge and competence to enable the participant design, install and commission, heat pump systems.
Successful candidates will meet the training criteria to register as an installer with Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI).

  • Site & System Suitability For Heat Pumps Installations
  • Commissioning & Maintenance – Domestic Heat pump
  • Installation Of Heat Pump Systems & Controls
  • Introduction To Heat Pump Technology
  • Principles Of Heat Pump Operation

Classroom, instructor lead learning.

  • Education: Learners must hold as a minimum the National Craft Certificate as Plumber, Refrigeration Craftsperson, Electrician, or Fitter, or a Diploma/Degree in Architectural Studies or Building Services Engineering or equivalent.
  • Aptitude: Ability to absorb and internalise a large body of course content, develop and apply new skills in a relatively short space of time. Numerical aptitude for completing the necessary sizing calculations and costing the installation. Spatial aptitude to visualise the run of pipe-work and wiring runs from a flat plan. Good motor skills for handling tools and manipulating pipe-work and connections.
  • Previous Experience: Time served as a Plumber, Refrigeration Craftsperson, Electrician, Fitter or equivalent and at least one year post Apprenticeship experience.

To work in the area of servicing, repairing and maintaining domestic heat pumps.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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