SVQ in Installation and Commissioning (Hydraulic Lift Installation) (SCQF Level 6)

Engineering and manufacturing

These qualifications are Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ). They involves the skills and knowledge needed for occupations in Installation and Commissioning including the, ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. SVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the candidate must meet to be competent in a particular task. The achievement of SVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential within the Installation and Commissioning field.

The skills and knowledge in one or more of a wide variety of Installation and Commissioning activities including:

  •  Equipment Installation
  •  Commissioning
  •  Traction Lift Installation
  •  Hydraulic Lift Installation

There are no entry qualifications or age limits required by candidates to undertake these qualifications unless this is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any candidate who has the potential to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the assessment routes.

Minimum Candidate age : 16

  • Individuals who need recognition of their competence in one or more of a wide variety  of Installation and Commissioning activities and also need a nationally recognised qualification at SVQ level three,
  • Candidates who are undertaking an Enginuity modern apprenticeship,
  • Those who are working in an Installation and Commissioning environment and would like to work towards a relevant SVQ Level 3 qualification,
  • Those who are new to Installation and Commissioning but are looking for a career change and wish to develop new skills within the industry.

Job roles:

  • engineering maintenance technician
  • engineering operative

This qualification is gained when all the necessary units have been achieved and performance evidence must be the main form of evidence gathered. You will also receive a Certificate of Unit Credit, listing all the units you have achieved. However, if you don't manage to complete the full qualification you can still claim a Certificate of Unit.

Competence based qualifications are undertaken in the learner's place of work.