**The next Cohort commencing in September**
The objective of the Diploma qualification is to provide learners who are unable to access workplace practice to gain experience with the knowledge and skills to install and maintain plumbing and heating systems in an LCL Awards approved centre in accordance with legislation, regulations and industry standards.
The objective of the NVQ Diploma qualification is to provide learners, who are able to access workplace practice and gain experience, that they are competent in the installation and maintenance of plumbing and heating systems in an LCL Awards approved centre and in the workplace in accordance with legislation, regulations and industry standards.
The Course content is delivered over a 42 week day release programme. And additionally may require additional practical attendance as completion nears for the practical tests) .
Delivery consists of 13 modules, inc. end exams (Further guidance can be found on the link below). There is also a practical workbook that is completed alongside the modules of related tasks/tests.
For those who do also have access to a work placement, they will use an E-Portfolio to demonstrate Decommissioning and Installation evidence.
**Enrol at any time of the year**
This Qualification route is for anyone who has previously completed a Level 2 Diploma or technical certificate through a full-time/part-time Course.. But now have access to workplace/site experience.
The course is made up of 3x multiple choice exams. Along with capturing a set range of workplace evidence and uploading it upon an E-portfolio System called Ecordia. Candidate will each receive their own individual login to upload the required evidence in a simple and robust way.
Further detail of the course can be obtained by enquiring below or calling us on 01785 562146.
The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme training covers the Water Regulations (1999). It is a necessary requirement for qualified plumbers (minimum Level 2) looking to join their local water authorities Water Industry Approved Plumber Scheme, one of the plumbing competent person schemes (CPS) and Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies. The course includes a comprehensive guide and workbook.
The course is fully recognised by WRAS as meeting their qualification requirements. And a WRAS Certificate will be issued by LCL Awards to all successful candidates.
The Hot Water Systems and Safety Course is for plumbing and heating operatives who require a qualification in the installation, servicing and maintenance of domestic hot water systems. HWSS has been developed to ensure operatives are aware of how to comply with Approved Document G (ADG) 2016 when carrying out work on hot water systems. Training includes requirements for the installation of G3 Unvented Hot Water Systems and covers systems up to 500 litres capacity and 45kW power input.
The Hot Water Systems and Safety certificate is recognised by Competent Person Schemes (CPS) approved to offer a self-certification scheme under ADG, enabling installers of hot water systems (including Unvented HWS) to self-certify the installation. A certificate in Hot Water Systems and Safety is also required by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies for those looking to be recognised for the installation of Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems.
The Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment course is designed for domestic sized water systems. To help plumbers; operators and managers comply with the guidance published in the HSE document Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) L8. The course will help candidates to comply with their legal duties including identifying and assessing sources of risk, preparing a scheme to prevent or control risk, implementing, managing and monitoring precautions and keeping records of control measures taken.
There are two versions of the course available, for plumbers and operators that carry out work on the water supply system and for supervisors and managers who are responsible for management of water systems in properties under their control.
The supervisors and managers course do not require any formal qualification however they should have a good understanding of water systems and current best practice legislation. But those undertaking the plumber and operator's course must hold an N/SVQ or equivalent qualification in plumbing or have previous plumbing experience (normally a minimum of 2 years) and a valid certificate in WRAS Water Regulations. The supervisors and managers course do not require any formal qualification however they should have a good understanding of water systems and current best practice legislation.
*The course is not designed to cover large commercial water systems, water towers or cooling systems in any depth.*