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Genesis
Level 3 Award in Installation of Water Harvesting and Re-use Systems
Subject: Construction
Type: CPD
Qualification Level: 3
Duration: 3 Days (PT)
Division: Genesis Centre
Attendance: 3 days
Awarding Body: EAL
 
Location: Somerset College
Mode of study: PT
Mode of delivery: College-based
Start date: Various start dates throughout the year - apply for details
How to apply: Direct to the college
Summary


This course is suitable for:

  • qualified and competent plumbing and heating engineers looking to gain the knowledge and skills to install and maintain rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems
  • learners who want to progress in the building services sector to work with environmental technologies
Description


These qualifications equip existing workers with the skills to install and maintain rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems, capable of collecting and storing rainwater and greywater to supplement mains supplies and drastically reduce bills. The qualifications will help learners to provide best advice to customers on the use of water harvesting and re-use systems and allow existing plumbing and heating engineers to further their career through professional development.

Teaching and Assessment


The training course will take the learner through the following:

  • Know the requirements to install, commission and handover rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems, including:
    • Health and safety
    • Regulations and standards
    • Types and layouts
    • Components of the systems and their purpose, selection and sizing
    • Performance of the systems
    • Plan and prepare for the installation of an active rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems
    • Install rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems components
    • Test and commission an active rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems
    • Handover an active rainwater harvesting and greywater re-use systems

Assessment is by a computer based examination that will take place during the course and by practical assessment under simulated conditions that will also take place during the course.

Career Opportunities


This course is for fully qualified plumbing or heating engineers. It can lead to progression onto further qualifications relating to these roles.

Success in this qualification can be used to exempt the learner from the same units in the Installation and Maintenance of Water Harvesting and Re-use systems course. The learner would simply have to undertake the maintenance units to gain this additional qualification.

Entry Requirements


  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Plumbing or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating and Ventilating (Domestic Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Heating Ventilating (Industrial and Commercial Installation) or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Oil Fired Technical Services or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence; or
  • N/SVQ Level 2/3 in Gas Installation and Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification that provides evidence of competence.

 

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

  • Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent)
Contact


For further information please contact College Information on 01823 366331 or enquiries@somerset.ac.uk

 



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