Domestic Heat Pumps I: Installation and Commissioning


Learners will be introduced to Domestic Heat Pumps and systems including fundamentals of heat pump operation, feasibility assessment, installation and commissioning, and handover. The curriculum content is aligned to Standard Recommendation S.R. 50-4:2021 SR50 “Building services - Part 4: Heat pump systems in dwellings”.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the fundamentals of heat pump operation, components, performance and types of systems.

  2. Coordinate all aspects of a heat pump system installation and orchestrate the sequence of works with respective responsibilities of relevant stakeholders.

  3. Summarise the heat pump system design requirements.

  4. Assess the feasibility of heat pump systems in different configurations and environments.

  5. Apply and utilise tools and measuring equipment for installation and commissioning of heat pump systems.

  6. Install and Commission heat pump and heat distribution/emission systems.

  7. Communicate the role of heat pump technology in decarbonizing the heating sector.

% Coursework 70%
% Final Exam 30%