Since 1975

The ECT Centre of Technology

Accredited Professional Body for Education
Engineering - Management - Finance

Introduction to Heat Pumps Certificate

Distance Learning

The ECT runs courses in Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham
WHAT THIS ONLINE COURSE INCLUDES
  • Video lessons based on live classroom training developed by internationally recognised University Academics and Experts
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor
  • Course materials accessible on computer, tablet & mobile
  • Resource Centre to access knowledge
    and research
  • Remote exam for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate
WHO IS IT FOR
  • 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 technicians, engineers, design engineers and architects.
WHEN CAN I START?

You can start this course immediately.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

You have up to three months to complete the course at your own pace.
This course is worth 20 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

PRICE
(Currently 50% funding is available)

£108 when purchased as part of the 50% funded Energy Efficiency Expert Certificate Pathway.

The Introduction to Heat Pumps course includes remote exam for Galileo Master Certificate; video lessons based on the live classroom training; course materials; Resource Centre access.


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European Centre of Technology Training - engineering, management, finance

“This course was perfect for my professional growth… I will use these skills and concepts for my next project.”

Vincenzo Balletti, European Heat Pump Association 

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
  • Standards
  • References and further reading
  • Trade bodies and support

Certificate of Participation provided.

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC), Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of remote GMC exam

“I would like to underline the instructors’ high level of preparation, alongside their good spirit of collaboration, dedication, flexibility and professionalism”

Lorenza Vecchio, NATO

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The ECT runs courses in Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham

International Participants

Participants connecting live from 127 countries. 

Participants from all over the world can achieve the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) by studying online EEC courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

Energy Efficiency Expert Certificate Pathway

It is possible to achieve the Energy Efficiency Expert Certificate by studying this course along with Renewable Energy Solutions and Renewable Energy Management and Finance. This option is currently 50% funded. Click here for more information on this Pathway.

Past Participants

Past Participants of the online EEC Academy courses include representatives from major authorities and organisations, including the United Nations – UNIDO,Royal Dutch Shell and Ford Motor Company.

See their testimonials here

Research & Publications

The ECT works with the United Nations (UNEP) and its partners to produce a series of publications