IGSHPA Accredited Geothermal Installer Course

Who would benefit from this course?

HVAC system installers who want to install geothermal heat pump systems in accordance with the requirements of ANSI/CSA C-448-2016 and good industry practice.

What you will learn

  • Design and Material Options
  • System Layout
  • Pipe Joining Techniques - for butt, socket, saddle and electro fusion
  • Trenching/Drilling Processes
  • Air and Debris Purging
  • Pressure Drop Calculations
  • Pump and Fluid Selection
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Start-up, Performance Checking & Troubleshooting


Upon successful completion of the workshop and passing the IGSHPA installer's exam, participants will be issued HRAI and IGSHPA accreditation as an installer of GSHP systems. This will include an installer's card and an IGSHPA certificate for three years.

When and where is the course?

What is the cost?

$1700.00 + HST

This includes instruction, all course material (including ANSI/CSA C448-2016), the exam and certification process.

HRAI Training may be eligible for partial fee reimbursement under the Canada Job Grant Fund Program.  Check with your provincial job grant body for more details.

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