NVQ Diploma in Domestic Heating (Level 3 Environmental Technology)

Qualification Title

NVQ Diploma in Domestic Heating (Environmental Technology) – 600/6871/1

Qualification Code Credits Guided Learning Hours

600/6871/1

60

477

Support Information

Purpose Statement – DPH-003 – 600/6863/2

Assessment Information

This is a nationally recognised qualification developed in consultation with SummitSkills and is designed for learners already holding a relevant level 2 Plumbing and Heating qualication, who wish to specialise in the installation, service and maintainence of a wide range of plumbing and heating systems in domestic environments.

Learners opt to undertake units relating to a range of environmental technologies such as solar thermal hot water systems, heat pumps and water recycling systems.

Unit Details

Depending on which qualification is chosen, the learner will need to complete some or all of the following units:

 

Core Units

  • R/602/2498 Understand how to organise resources within BSE
  • K/502/8930 Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • K/502/9155 Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • M/502/9156 Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • K/602/3138 Understand the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Environmental Technology Systems
  • T/502/9157 Understand and carry out electrical work on domestic plumbing and heating systems and components
  • D/502/9296 Understand and apply domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • K/502/9298 Install, commission, service and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems

 

Solar Thermal Options

  • F/602/3100 Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems
  • L/602/3102 Install, commission and handover ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems
  • Y/602/3104 Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems
  • K/602/3107 Inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems

 

Heat Pump Options

  • Y/602/3054 Know the requirements to install, commission and handover heat pump systems non-refrigerant circuits
  • D/602/3072 Install, commission and handover heat pumps non-refrigerant circuits
  • F/602/3078 Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain heat pump system installations non-refrigerant circuits
  • L/602/3083 Inspect, service and maintain heat pump installations non- refrigerant circuits

 

Water Recycling Option

  • T/602/3109 Know the requirements to install, commission and handover rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse systems
  • K/602/3110 Install, commission and handover rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse systems
  • M/602/3111 Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse systems
  • A/602/3130 Inspect, service and maintain rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse systems
Pre-requisites

This qualification is aimed at those who have already completed a suitable Level 2 Plumbing qualification or those who already have relevant experience and knowledge of the industry

Further Information

Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.

Useful Information

Qualification Guide – Plumbing and Heating and Domestic Heating

Training Materials

Training materials are available from a number of sources.

BPEC Services Ltd training materials

Funding

For UK funding info visit Learning Aim Reference Service Qualification Funding Information

Related Qualifications

Renewable Qualifications

Plumbing Qualifications

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities available through completing this qualification within the domestic plumbing and heating sectors could include plumbing and heating engineer and specialised craftsperson (solar thermal, heat pump or water recycling engineer).

Industry Recognition

This qualification satisfies MCS requirements for related work activites.

Assessment centres wishing to deliver the Level 3 Plumbing qualifications should contact AOadmin@bpec.org.uk

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