Pre-requisite competence

The competence level needed to undertake a Level 3 award in the installation of each environmental technology is shown below:

Qualification

Pre-requisite competence

Level 3 Award In the Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems (QCF)

  • N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures)
  • or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence, or ECS card
In addition, if not included in the above:
  • BS 7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations (17th Edition) Certification

Level 3 Award In the Installation of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems (QCF)

N/SVQ Level 2/3 in either:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation)
  • Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation)
  • Oil-Fired Technical Services
  • Gas Installation and Maintenance
  • or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence, JIB-PMES/CSCS card or Engineering Services SKILLcard

In addition, if not included in the above, current certification in relation to:

  • Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent)
  • Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems
  • Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating (C&G 6084 or equivalent)

Level 3 Award In the Installation of Heat Pumps Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits) (QCF)

N/SVQ Level 2/3 in either:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation)
  • Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation)
  • Oil-Fired Technical Services
  • Gas Installation and Maintenance
  • or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence, JIB-PMES/CSCS card or Engineering Services SKILLcard

In addition, if not included in the above, current certification in relation to:

  • Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent)
  • Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating (C&G 6084 or equivalent

Level 3 Award in the Installation of Water Harvesting and Recycling Systems (QCF)

N/SVQ Level 2/3 in either:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation)
  • Heating and Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation)
  • Oil-Fired Technical Services
  • Gas Installation and Maintenance
  • or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence, or JIB-PMES/CSCS card

In addition, if not included in the above, current certification in relation to:

  • Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent)