Framework Specification

The following job roles will be covered in the Intermediate and Advanced frameworks respectively:

  • Domestic Heating Systems Installer
  • Advanced Domestic Heating Systems Installer

These occupation frameworks are designed to provide new entrants and those seeking progression in their career with the opportunity to develop competencies needed to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with the installation, maintenance, commissioning, and servicing of domestic heating systems, including relevant:

  • Environmental technologies
  • Technological requirements and changes
  • Statutory and non-statutory regulations and requirements

It will also contribute towards meeting the skills priorities for the “Skills for Sustainable Growth” initiative.

Your employer’s business could include the installation, service, maintenance, and repair of a variety of heating systems and equipment, including:

  • Plastic and Copper Water Pipes
  • Heating Systems fueled by Gas; Solar Thermal; Heat Pumps; Oil and Coal

These products could be installed in domestic premises where not only are technical skills needed but also the skills of customer service and communication.

Successful completion of the Intermediate Level framework equips an apprentice with the ability to select and use relevant knowledge, ideas, skills, and procedures to complete well-defined tasks and address straightforward problems. They include taking responsibility for completing tasks and procedures and exercising autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance. Successful candidates then have the option to further develop their skills, knowledge, and competence by progressing onto the Advanced Level framework.

Successful completion of the Advanced Level framework equips an apprentice with the ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods, and skills to complete tasks and address problems that, while well defined, have a measure of complexity. They include taking responsibility for initiating and completing tasks and procedures as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within parameters. They also reflect an awareness of different perspectives or approaches within an area of study or work.

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