Training

Solar & Heat Pump

Course in Evaluating and Planning the Installation of Solar and Heat Pump Water Systems

Course Overview | Outcomes and Recognition | Fees and Subsidies | Registration


Course Overview

This is a QBCC Commissioner Approved online course required for all plumbers who wish to gain an endorsement on their plumbing licence to install solar and heat pump water heating systems.

To complete this course, participants will be required to complete an online assessment.

** PLEASE NOTE:  A Webcam is required in order to participate in the course. 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites* for this course. 

Student must possess a valid USI.

From 1 January 2015 all learners undertaking Nationally Accredited Training must possess a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is a specific number which allows learners to access their training records and results at any time. If learners do not possess a valid USI while undertaking accredited training they will be unable to receive a Statement of Attainment.

For more information about the USI, and to create your USI please click HERE or contact MPAQ on 07 3273 0800.

All participants are also required to possess a copy of the following Australian Standards (including all amendments) in order to commence the course:

  • AS/NZS3500.0 2003
  • AS/NZS3500.1 2018
  • AS/NZS3500.4 2018

Course Delivery

This course is delivered online and is self-paced. Students will be given 1 month to complete the course.


Outcomes and Recognition

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate the design, planning and the installation requirements to ensure the safe installation of solar and heat pump water heating systems.

Course Recognition 

As this course is non-accredited, upon successful completion learners will be issued with a Certificate of Completion. The certificate must be presented to the QBCC to have the endorsement added to your licence.


Fees and Subsidies

Course Fees

Members: $330* (Inc. GST)

Associate Members: $594* (Inc. GST)

Non-members: $660* (Inc. GST)

* Course Subsidies may be available.

Course Subsidies

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

Below is the course code and title and the maximum funding amount available to eligible participants:

Short Course Code and Title

Max. Amount Funded
per Participant

QLD334SWH01A - Course in Evaluating and Planning the Installation of Solar and Heat Pump Water Systems (QBCC Commissioner Approved) $180.00

Additional Fees

Additional fees may apply for the process of adding the solar and heat pump endorsement to your plumber’s licence. These fees and charges will be incurred from the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) and any issues with these fees should be raised directly with them.


Registration

NOTE: Please ensure you have all of your personal details, including your USI, with you prior to registering for the course to make your enrolment process as quick and easy as possible. Once your registration, payment and enrolment is complete you will be able to commence the training course immediately.

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The program used for this training program runs best on a non-Apple device. 

If you require any assistance with the course please contact the MPAQ Training Department on 07 3273 0800 or email training@mpaq.com.au.


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