Low Carbon Heating Technician

Low Carbon Heating Technician – Skills Bootcamp


Future Proof Your Business

Government Future Homes Standard states, “All homes will be future-proofed with low carbon heating.”

Salford City College Group are specialists in delivering qualifications and Apprenticeships in construction and building services. Supporting thousands of people to progress in their career each year.

Our new Low Carbon Heating Technician Skills Bootcamp equips plumbing and heating engineers with the “hands-on” practical skills and knowledge required to install and maintain air source heat pumps and solar thermal hot water systems; plus providing an overview of renewable energy technologies.

The course is a blend of face-to-face and video lessons, with experienced industry practitioners on hand to support you to complete your course. Session times are designed to suit you and your working patterns.

Skills development sessions are hosted at our brand new, state-of-the-art, Low Carbon Heating Technology Centre, situated within our City Skills campus in Salford.

You will receive two certificates that are recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) as evidence of suitable training to meet their standards:

  • Solar Thermal Systems Level 3
  • Air Source Heat Pump Systems Level 3
  • Awareness of Environmental Technologies

The course is available at no cost to you as a learner.*

Eligibility Criteria:

Learners should have a minimum Level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering, or a demonstrable number of years of relevant experience. Plus, Water Regs UK Water Regulations/Water Byelaws or equivalent.

*Employers referring their technicians for training are asked to provide a contribution towards the cost of delivery. No cost for self-employed individuals.

Working in Partnership with Build Salford

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This training has been made possible thanks to Greater Manchester Combined Authority securing funding for Skills Bootcamps, forming part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and funded through the Department of Education’s National Skills Fund.