Award in the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water (Level 3)

Qualification Title

QCF Level 3 Award Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water 600/6608/8

Qualification Code Credits Guided Learning Hours

600/6608/8

10

80

Assessment Information

This is a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of small thermal hot water systems. The qualification is developed from the National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes.

Unit Details
  • F/602/3100 Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems
  • K/602/3107 Inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ 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
Pre-requisites

Trainees should have a minimum NVQ level 2/3 qualification in plumbing or conventional heating engineering or demonstrable evidence of at least 3 years relevant experience , a Domestic Vented and Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Certificate, Water Regulations and Part L Energy Efficiency Certificates.

Further Information

Assessments consist of a combination of practical and theory examinations.

Useful Information

This qualification satisfies MCS requirements for related work activites.

Qualification Guide – Solar Thermal

Purpose Statement – Solar Thermal

 

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

Plumbing Qualifications

Assessment centres wishing to deliver the Level 3 Award In the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems should contact AOadmin@bpec.org.uk

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