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Introduction to Heat Pumps Course

One Day Course

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

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


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.


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 


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

Certificate of Participation provided.


Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of exam (administrative cost for sitting the exam £45 + VAT)

A 50% funded discount is currently available to participants taking this course.

PRICE (after 50% funding discount)

£216 £90 (£108 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation
(a saving of £108)


£270 £112.50 (£135 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate
(a saving of £135)


*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.

The EEC works with the United Nations (UNEP) and runs Energy Efficiency courses across the UK and globally


Introduction to Heat Pumps Course - offered in London, Edinburgh & other UK locations

This course is also available as Distance Learning - contact the EEC for more information.


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