Heat Training Grant launched to increase the number of heat pump installers

Engineer installing an air source heat pump on the side of a building
Heat Training Grant means prospective heating engineers will receive a £500 towards their training to become qualified in an effort by the government to address the shortage of installers (Image credit: Getty)

The government is committing  £5 million towards increasing the number of heat pump installers in the UK through a new Heat Training Grant.

The Heat Training Grant will provide aspiring heat pump installers with £500 discounts on the costs on engineering courses.

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