IVQ in Oil and Gas (8510)

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2016
The IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Maintenance helps you develop the skills and understanding to work as a technical engineer in the oil and gas industry. You'll gain broad background knowledge of the industry, covering technical principles and practical skills. You'll also learn about the roles and career paths available to you.
These IVQs are for anyone interested in a career in oil and gas. You might be considering going back to work or planning a career change. You'll need some experience in the oil and gas industry, or related background knowledge, you can build on.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • International

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Maintenance covers a number of key areas, including:

  • Maintenance of mechanical and electrical plant and equipment
  • Dealing with defects in mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Maintenance of instrumentation and control plant and equipment
  • Systems for oil and gas maintenance
  • Health and safety at work.

The range of subjects you cover will depend on the specialisation you choose.

For international qualifications, how you learn and are assessed depends on where you do your qualification. To find out how the qualification works in your location, just contact your training provider.

The IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Maintenance is assessed on the submission of a portfolio of evidence to cover the practical and underpinning knowledge criteria. This portfolio may include simulated tasks, assessor observation, and knowledge tests carried out by the centre

Is this level right for me?

Level 3
You are working or planning to work in the oil and gas industry. You have a good level of background knowledge. You may be planning to move into first level management or higher education.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Maintenance prepares learners for a range of roles in the Oil and Gas industry, including:

  • Mechanical maintenance technician
  • Electrical maintenance technician
  • Instrumentation maintenance technician
  • Process technician.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you'll need to provide your learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification. You will need qualified internal assessors.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

All learners should have a good level of experience and background knowledge related to the oil and gas industry. You must make sure they can access all the resources they need to complete the qualification.

Level 3

The Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (8510) focuses on the development of the underlying principles and practical skills required in the oil and gas industry. The qualification is designed to deliver a high level of occupational capability and provide a sound foundation for progression.

There are four pathways available to candidates, depending on candidate requirements and experience:

  • Mechanical Maintenance Technician
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician
  • Instrumentation Maintenance Technician
  • Process Technician.

Candidates will receive a certificate for each Advanced Award stage they achieve, starting with the core skills of their chosen pathway. The full Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations certificate will be achieved on completion of the third stage of each pathway.

For a full break down of the different pathways and the list of units, please download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Maintenance prepares learners for a range of roles in the Oil and Gas industry, including:

  • Mechanical maintenance technician
  • Electrical maintenance technician
  • Instrumentation maintenance technician
  • Process technician.

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Mechanical Maintenance Technician) (8510-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2017

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Mechanical Maintenance Technician)

  • Accreditation No: 500/6071/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 270 - 270 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: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Electrical Maintenance Technician) (8510-05)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2017

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Electrical Maintenance Technician)

  • Accreditation No: 500/6071/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 270 - 270 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: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Advanced Award in Oil and Gas Instrumentation Maintenance (8510-06)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Advanced Award in Oil and Gas Instrumentation Maintenance

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Instrumentation Maintenance Technician) (8510-07)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2017

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Instrumentation Maintenance Technician)

  • Accreditation No: 500/6071/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 270 - 270 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: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Advanced Award in Oil & Gas Process Technician (Core Skills) (8510-08)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Advanced Award in Oil & Gas Process Technician (Core Skills)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Advanced Award in Oil & Gas Process Technician (8510-09)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Advanced Award in Oil & Gas Process Technician

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable 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: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Process Technician) (8510-10)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2017

Level 3 IVQ Advanced Diploma in Oil and Gas Operations (Process Technician)

  • Accreditation No: 500/6071/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 270 - 270 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: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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