Event Date:

July 16, 2024

Event Time:

8:30 am

Event Location:

J.A.Russell Ltd 46 Ormiston Road AUCKLAND East Tamaki 2019

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Event Schedule Details

  • July 16, 2024 8:30 am   -   July 18, 2024 3:00 pm
Total Seats: 14 (11 Left:)


Develop new skills and best practice techniques for heat pump installations.  Our comprehensive heat pump installation course equips you with the knowledge and skills to become a confident and efficient installer.

Get Hands-On experience with the Right Tools:  We provide all necessary tools for training, but bringing your own familiar set can accelerate your learning post-course. We’ll send you a recommended tool list upon registration, ensuring you have the right equipment to start installations.

Master Installation from Start to Finish:  Our 3-day intensive program dives deep into best practices for split system heat pump installations. Learn from experienced instructors and gain hands-on experience with:

  • Using various specialty tools.
  • Pipe brazing and modern joining techniques.
  • Installing a complete, functioning heat pump (supervised)
  • Learn function testing and basic service. As well as correct pump down procedures.

Minimize Callbacks, Maximize Customer Satisfaction:   By mastering proper installation techniques, you’ll gain the confidence to tackle any domestic project. This reduces call backs and ensures satisfied customers for your business.

Stay Ahead: We showcase the latest techniques and tools for connecting to systems safely and repairing pipe work joints, ensuring absolute minimal refrigerant loss and safe practice.

Don’t wait to take your HVAC skills to the next level. Enrol on our heat pump installation course today!


To provide the delegate with the basics of air conditioning & heat pump split system installation. Its content is based around best practice guidelines and is part theory and part practical. You will learn safe practices and the best techniques for a successful installation of a split system. It is highly recommended that the delegate is either a refrigeration engineer wishing to start to install heat pumps or a practicing electrician with the same requirement.


  • Understand how to install a split system heat pump.
  • Work safely and understand the risks with refrigerant gas.
  • Understand the reason for using certain specialist tools. How they work and why they have to be used.
  • Grow your business by offering the installation of a split system heat pump.
  • Avoid costly mistakes that can cause premature failure of the equipment.
  • Learn techniques to improve unit selection for installation.
  • Plus much more….


Installation (a selection of some of the content included)

  • Equipment selection. 
  • Correct positioning of indoor and outdoor units. 
  • Understanding noise issues and mitigation techniques.
  • Correct mounting of the outdoor unit.
  • Anti Vibration.
  • Use of brackets and possible problems to avoid.
  • Correct mounting of the indoor unit.
  • Pipe work handling techniques. Handling issues. How to prevent common problems.
  • Condensate management.
  • Flaring of copper pipe to joints.
  • Correct use of Oxy-Free nitrogen.
  • Pressure Testing. 
  • Leak Testing
  • Dehydration and use of the vacuum pump and vacuum gauge.
  • Electrical Isolators.
  • Breaking the vacuum ready for use.
  • Operational testing.
  • Client Handover


  • Unit sizing. Avoid common problems.
  • Healthy homes standards. The legislation.
  • Meeting clients expectations.
  • Planning the install 
  • Interface to fresh air 

Commissioning / Client Handover 

  • Remote control operation and position.
  • Maintenance requirements.
  • Defrost explained

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Event FAQs

Am I required to bring any tools with me?

While not essential for training (we provide some tools)  if you have some then you are advised to bring them with you to the training. A list is provided at the time of booking. It can be beneficial to gain practice with the tools you are already using or will be using to install split system heat pumps.