Thermal Insulation (6191)

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015
These qualifications make sure that you have the latest skills and knowledge needed to work in the thermal insulation industry. They also form part of an Intermediate Apprenticeship.
An NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation is for anyone working in the Thermal Insulation industry and interested in becoming a thermal insulation engineer.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • International

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose from two qualifications to match your particular specialism - either Fabricate Protection or Fit Protection.

These qualifications are assessed at work. For each unit your assessor watches and asks questions as you perform a task, or looks at a portfolio of work that you've built as formal evidence of your learning. Then they confirm you've got the skills to do the job well.

Is this level right for me?

Level 2
You are working as a thermal insulation engineer and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The NVQ in Thermal Insulation could help you get a job as a thermal insulation engineer and open up other opportunities within the construction sector.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - 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.

If your centre was approved to offer the Level 2 NVQ in Thermal Insulation 6085-01 and -22, you can apply for new Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation (6191-02, -03 and -91) approval using the fast-track approval form. Download the form for fast-track approval from the centre documents section.

Fast-track approval is available for 12 months from the launch of the qualification. After 12 months, centres will have to go through the standard Qualification Approval Process.

All learners must be employed in the Thermal Insulation sector of the construction industry. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Level 2 is ideal if you are working as a thermal insulation engineer and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

There are two qualifications available at this level:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation - Fabricate Protection (Construction)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation - Fit Protection (Construction).

Both diplomas comprise four mandatory units:

  • Applying Insulation and Finishes to Cylindrical and Flat Surfaces in the Workplace
  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace.

In addition, learners take one other unit, depending on the qualification taken:

  • Fabricating Sheet Metal Insulation Protection from Existing Templates in the Workplace
  • Fitting Sheet Metal Insulation Protection in the Workplace.

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section. 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The NVQ in Thermal Insulation could help you get a job as a thermal insulation engineer and open up other opportunities within the construction sector.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation - Fabricate Protection (6191-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation (Fabricate Protection)

  • Accreditation No: 600/3573/0 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: 194 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 648 - 648 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: 31/10/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation - Fabricate Protection

  • Accreditation No: 601/3202/4 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: 113 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 377 - 377 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: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation - Fit Protection (6191-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation (Fit Protection)

  • Accreditation No: 600/3574/2 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: 164 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 548 - 548 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: 31/10/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Thermal Insulation - Fit Protection

  • Accreditation No: 601/3203/6 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: 113 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 377 - 377 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: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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