SVQ in Installation and Commissioning (Traction 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.

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.

Mininum 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 a Enginuity modern apprenticeship,
  • Those who are working in a 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.

These qualifications are gained when all the necessary units have been achieved. The centre will then be able to apply for the candidate's SVQ and performance evidence must be the main form of evidence gathered. The candidate will also receive a Certificate of Unit Credit, listing all the units they have achieved. However if Candidates do not complete the full qualification they can still claim a Certificate of Unit Credit for the units achieved therefore, Candidates will still have proof of their ability and could complete the qualification at a later date.
Units can also be taken individually (stand alone units). This manual must be used in conjunction with the delivery and assessment of any individual units to ensure that assessment requirements and methodologies are consistently applied.

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