Heat Pathway

NetZero Training Hub Portsmouth

Heat Pathway: Is it for me?

The renewable energy sector is expanding rapidly with the UK’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions and our reliance on fossil fuels. Billions of pounds are being invested into the sector and there are exciting opportunities for skilled workers to meet the growing demand.

This course will give you an introduction and an understanding of renewable energy technologies, how they work and what skills are required in the industry along with an overview of the growth of the market employment opportunities.

No previous experience is required, just an interest in renewable energy and the opportunities it brings.

This pathway currently provides the opportunity to study two courses:

• Level 2 Heat Pump Installation
• SunAmp Heat Battery Installation

Next steps & further support

Progression from this pathway could be on to a further course of study, an apprenticeship or in to one of the many job roles highlighted on the career opportunities map.

You will study at City of Portsmouth College. NetZero Training Hub.

There will be on-going assessment throughout the course.

The course will include a mixture of practical activities and presentations to involve everyone and provide a relevant and engaging learning experience there will be question and answer sessions throughout and the course will draw upon any previous knowledge and experience you may have.

You will get a certificate for each of the courses listed below:

• Level 2 Heat Pump Installation
• SunAmp Heat Battery Installation

Yes. You have the option to move on to an apprenticeship, or progress on to a range of courses including:

• Smart Meter Installation
• Solar Installation
• Electric Vehicle Awareness
• Electric Vehicle/Hybrid Operations
• Electric Vehicle/Hybrid Maintenance
• Air Source Heat Pumps Installation
• Cavity Wall Insulation
• External Wall Insulation
• Loft Insulation Techniques

Opportunities in the renewable energy and heating sector include design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of a range of technologies, both for commercial and domestic customers.

Specific career options include;

• Heat pump installer

• Heat battery installer