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    Who is it suitable for?

    This qualification is only available to candidates working within the plumbing industry that have either completed a Level 2 Plumbing qualification or the ‘Introduction to Plumbing’ course at PGL Training.

    What’s involved?

    Candidates will complete practical assessments, written assignment and online exams. If candidates have already completed the City and Guilds 6035-03 qualification then they maybe exempt from many of the below units:

    • Understand how to organise resources within BSE
    • Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
    • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
    • Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
    • Understand and carry out electrical work on domestic plumbing and heating systems and components
    • Understand and apply domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
    • Install, commission, service and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems – (Work based NVQ unit)
    • Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
    • Inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems
    • Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems
    • Install, commission and handover ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems
    • Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems

    Where might it lead?

    On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment as a qualified Plumber.

    Course duration

    Approximately 9 weeks full time equivalent at PGL to complete the college based assessments. The time it takes to complete the workplace portfolio will vary per candidate.

     

    (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options)

     

    Delivery method

    A mixture of prior home study, classroom revision and workshop practical training and assessments.

    Development of a portfolio in a working environment 

    Assessment methods

    Practical assessments, written assignments, online exams, workplace assessments, documented evidence of ‘real life’ jobs and witness testimonials. 

    Entry requirements

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate prior plumbing knowledge and experience. This may either be through the completion of the ‘Induction to Plumbing’ course, a Level 2 Plumbing qualification or 6035 level 3 qualification.

    How much does it cost?

    £4600

    If the Level 3 Diploma has been completed the NVQ only costs £1250