City & Guilds is the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications offering qualifications in 28 industry areas including plumbing, heating and ventilation, electrotechnical, refrigeration & air conditioning, gas fitting and the new environmental technologies. Working with industry experts they have developed a portfolio of qualifications suitable for the construction industry supporting both plumbing and heating.
APHC and City & Guilds have been working together on plumbing and heating qualification developments since the introduction of NVQs in 1992. The working relationship has proved beneficial to both parties with APHC providing a significant input to content development and the examinations used in successive plumbing and heating qualifications.
As well as traditional vocational courses, City & Guilds also offers a number of short courses suitable for those who are already working in the industry but who would like to refresh their knowledge or learn something new.
All City &Guilds plumbing and heating qualifications now come under the Qualifications and Credit Framework, which is the new Government framework which sets out how all regulated vocational qualifications are structured, titled and quality assured. It has replaced the existing National Qualifications Framework across England and Wales.
For full details on each of the qualifications available and to check for your nearest centre location click on one of the course titles below or download the leaflet below.
Scheme number: 2000
This qualification is for people thinking about a career in building services engineering - perhaps maintaining air conditioning or working as an electrician or a plumber. The learner contemplating taking this qualification may be in full time education, or an adult looking at making an informed career choice.
Level: 2 & 3
Scheme number: 6189
These qualifications cover all the essential knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in domestic plumbing and heating. Those choosing gas-related units at Level 3 will achieve the Gas Safe Register license to practice on successful completion of the qualification.
Scheme number: 2399
The Level 3 Award is for qualified electricians, plumbers and mechanical engineers who want to broaden their skills to install and maintain environmental technology systems in domestic properties , including at present –
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