The Heat Pump Training for Technicians microcredential is a course designed for CoQ technicians and registered apprentices, to equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and manage energy-efficient heat pump systems, thereby preparing them for the low-carbon economy. The objectives of a sustainable and ecologically friendly economy are in line with this understanding, which helps to lower carbon emissions.
Prerequisites: learners should be COQ licensed 313A/313D journey person or registered apprentices in these trade sectors
In this microcredential course, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of heat pumps, covering fundamentals, types, and applications. The course delves into system components, electrical aspects, defrost cycles, and maintenance procedures. Participants will develop installation and trade skills, learn retrofitting techniques, and understand renewable technology integration. The 8 modules in the training lead to the Heat Pump Training for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) professionals microcredential
The Heat Pumps training program for HRAC professionals supports Canada’s low carbon economy by promoting consumer awareness, emissions reductions and plays a crucial role in advancing clean energy solutions and transitioning to a more environmentally friendly heat and cooling sector.