Heating and Ventilating (6188)

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2016
On completion of the Level 2 & 3 NVQ Diplomas in Heating and Ventilation the learner will be in possession of the practical skills and knowledge to work on  a range of specialised industrial, commercial and domestic installations.
Ideal for those starting out or wishing to progress their career in heating and ventilation, perhaps choosing to specialise in installing and maintaining domestic or commercial heating and ventilation systems.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

These qualifications cover all the general and specific skills you need including:

  • Installing domestic or industrial and commercial heating and ventilating systems
  • Repairing heating and ventilating systems
  • Carrying out ductwork and welding
  • Liaising with technicians from supporting trades
  • Complying with relevant standards
  • Communication skills
  • Environmental protection measures.

You will learn in the classroom or in your workplace.

Assessment is through multiple choice tests, practical assignments, and portfolio of evidence.

Which Level is right for me?

Level 2
You're just beginning your career in the heating and ventilating sector and want to learn about maintaining system components and how to install domestic, commercial and industrial heating and ventilation systems. You work under supervision. You may also be undertaking an apprenticeship

Level 3
You have considerable experience working in the heating and ventilating sector, or have completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard. You may also be undertaking an apprenticeship.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Successful completion of the qualification could help you progress into a range of roles including heating and ventilating engineer or progression from heating and ventilating engineer to management level.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

In order to deliver these cleaning qualifications, you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment. - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially. You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook.

All centres should download and complete the qualification approval form and send it to your local City & Guilds office.

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification.

Level 2

This level will suit you if you're just beginning your career in the heating and ventilating sector and want to learn about maintaining system components and how to install domestic, commercial and industrial heating and ventilation systems.

There are three qualifications available at Level 2:

  • Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation (6188-20)
  • Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Ductwork Installation (6188-21)
  • Diploma in Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Heating and Ventilating Equipment (6188-22).

These comprise mandatory and optional units, depending on the qualification you choose. Sample units include:

  • Understand and carry out safe working practices in building services engineering
  • Understand industrial and commercial hot and cold water system maintenance techniques
  • Understand how to apply environmental protection measures within building services engineering
  • Understand industrial and commercial circular and flat ductwork installation techniques
  • Understand industrial and commercial air handling unit installation techniques.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Successful completion of the qualification could help you progress into a range of roles including

  • Senior heating and ventilating engineer
  • Heating and ventilation project leader or manager.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation (6188-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation

  • Accreditation No: 600/1806/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 81 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 696 - 696 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating and Ventilating - Ductwork Installation (6188-21)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Heating & Ventilating - Ductwork Installation

  • Accreditation No: 600/0144/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 64 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 490 - 490 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Heating and Ventilating Equipment (6188-22)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Heating & Ventilating Equipment

  • Accreditation No: 600/0143/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 86 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 733 - 733 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This level will suit you if you have considerable experience working in the heating and ventilating sector, or have completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety.

There are three qualifications available at this level:

  • Diploma in Heating and Ventilating - Industrial and Commercial Installation (6188-30)
  • Diploma in Heating and Ventilating - Ductwork Installation (6188-31)
  • Diploma in Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Heating and Ventilating Systems (6188-32)

These comprise mandatory and optional units, depending on the qualification you choose.  Sample units include:

  • Understand how to organise resources within building service engineering
  • Understand and apply industrial and commercial rectangular ductwork installation and pre-commissioning techniques
  • Understand industrial and commercial fire protection system installation techniques
  • Apply safe working practices in building services engineering working environment
  • Install heating and ventilation industrial and commercial systems
  • Maintain and diagnose faults on heating and ventilation industrial and commercial systems.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Successful completion of the qualification could help you progress into a range of roles, including:

  • Senior heating and ventilating engineer
  • Heating and ventilation project leader or manager.

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation (6188-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation

  • Accreditation No: 600/1009/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 57 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 454 - 454 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heating & Ventilating - Ductwork Installation (6188-31)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heating & Ventilating - Ductwork Installation

  • Accreditation No: 600/1005/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 39 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 272 - 272 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Heating and Ventilating Systems (6188-32)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Heating and Ventilating Systems

  • Accreditation No: 600/1008/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 62 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 504 - 504 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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