Thomas Edison State University - The Office for Assessment of Professional and Workplace Learning

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The Office for Assessment of Professional and Workplace Learning

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with APR credits from the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association-Accredited Installer Workshop.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 3 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association-Accredited Installer Workshop. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful training completion. If you completed your training outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The training components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

IGSHPA Training Credits TESU Course
Effective Dates For Staff Use
Accredited Installer Workshop3EUT-33101/2003 - 02/2018 IGSHPA.AIW

*Note: To be eligible for this credit award, individuals must be current in the certification, which is renewable every 3 years.

Note: Students may apply these APR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your APR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students should request an IGSHPA transcript be sent to the University using this form which should be mailed to the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, 1201 S. Innovation Way Dr, Suite 400 Stillwater, OK 74074.


Can I transfer APR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the APR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the APR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential

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