Experienced Worker Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (6189)
Who is it suitable for? This qualification is only available to candidates who can provide documented evidence of plumbing experience for at least the last 3 years. This route enables experienced workers with an opportunity to achieve the recognised qualification.
What’s involved? City & Guilds has developed a process to assist experienced workers currently working in the industry. This enables the candidate to achieve the practical element of the combination unit(s) by submitting evidence of work activities from his/her workplace. Any learning outcomes not covered by this process will still need to be achieved using other assessment methods required for the qualification. All the Performance and Knowledge Unit assessments will still need to be completed.
The units include:
Health and Safety
Basic Principles and Processes
Cold and Hot water system installations
Central Heating pipe work installations
Above ground drainage
The maintenance procedures of all of the above systems
Candidates will also complete an ‘Experienced Worker Route Template’ and complete the ‘Candidate Workplace Logbook’.
Where might it lead? On completion of this qualification, candidates may enter employment as a Plumber or progress on to the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating. Alternatively candidates may choose to specialise in gas, oil or renewable technology by completing further training.
Delivery method Candidates complete the ‘Experienced Worker Route Template’, come into centre for online tests and complete the logbook within the workplace.
Assessment methodsOnline multiple choice exams and the NVQ portfolio of evidence is collected on site through reflective accounts and formal observations in the workplace.
Entry requirements Candidates must have been working in the industry for a minimum of 3 years and be able to provide documented evidence.
How much does it cost? £1944 .
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