Qualifications accepted for Scheme membership

The following qualifications have been assessed and accepted by the Water Industry as acceptable entry level qualifications for membership of WIAPS:

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Level 2 NVQ in Mechanical Engineering Services – Plumbing
6009
Level 2 NVQ in Mechanical Engineering Services – Plumbing
Q1027228
(6019)
Level 3 NVQ in Mechanical Engineering Services – Plumbing
6009
Level 3 NVQ in Mechanical Engineering Services – Plumbing
Q1027228
(6019)
Level 2 NVQ Certificate. Mechanical Services Engineering (plumbing) 
100/3284/8
(6089)
Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Certificate. Mechanical Services Engineering (plumbing)    
100/3285/X
(6089)
Craft Certificate in Plumbing
596-1
Advanced Craft Certificate in Plumbing
596-2
Craft Certificate in Plumbing
603-1
Advanced Craft Certificate in Plumbing
603-2
Level2 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
501/1981/3
(6189-11)
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
600/1122/1
(6189-31)
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Warm Air Appliances)
600/1124/5
(6189-32)
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Water & Central Heating Appliances)
600/1134/8
(6189-33)
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating
600/1473/8
(6189-41)
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Warm Air Appliances)
600/1116/6
(6189-42)
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Water & Central Heating Appliances)
600/117/8
(6189-43)
Level 3 Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation
600/1009/5
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation (Water Heating & Wet Central Heating)
600/0919/6
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Maintenance (Water Heating & Wet Central Heating)
600/0914/7
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation & Maintenance (Water Heating & Wet Central Heating)
600/0918/4
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Maintenance (Cookers, Tumble Dryers,Leisure, Domestic Space Heating, Water Heating and Wet Central Heating)
600/0905/6
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation and Maintenance (Cookers,Tumble Dryers, Leisure, Domestic Space Heating, Water Heating and Wet Central Heating and Domestic Warm Air)
600/0921/4
NVQ level 2 Heating and ventilation (industrial and commercial installation)
100/3375/0
(6088-02)
NVQ level 3 Heating and ventilation (industrial and commercial installation)
100/3376/2
(6088-06)
NVQ level 2 heating and ventilation
6008-01
NVQ level 3 heating and ventilation
6008-03
NVQ level 2 heating and ventilation installation
6018-02
NVQ level 3 heating and ventilation installation
6018-03
NVQ level 2 Heating and ventilation (domestic installation)
100/3375/0
(6088-01)
NVQ level 3 Heating and ventilation (domestic installation)
100/3376/2
(6088-05)




BPEC


Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
600/5270/3
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
600/6863/2
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
(Gas Fired Water & Central Heating Appliances)
600/6284/8
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating
600/6871/1
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Water & Central Heating Appliances)
600/6286/1
L3 Award in Safe Systems of Hot & Cold Water  and Sanitation 
(WaterSafe Experienced Worker Qualification)* 
For more information, click here
600/9431/X


EAL

(Excellence, 
Achievement 
& Learning)


Level 2 NVQ Certificate. Mechanical Services Engineering (plumbing) 
100/5649/X
Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Certificate. Mechanical Services Engineering (plumbing) 
100/5650/6
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
501/1752/X
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
600/1252/3
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Warm Air Appliances)
600/1453/2
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating (Gas Fired Water & Central Heating Appliances)
600/1657/7
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating
600/1253/5
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Warm Air Appliances)
600/1451/9
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Heating (Gas Fired Water & Central Heating Appliances)
600/1454/4
Level 3 Diploma in Heating and Ventilating Industrial and Commercial Installation
600/1163/4
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation (Water Heating & Wet Central Heating)
600/1034/4
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Maintenance (Water Heating & Wet Central Heating)
600/1660/7
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation & Maintenance (Water Heating & Wet Central Heating)
600/1661/9
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Maintenance (Cookers, Tumble Dryers,Leisure,  Domestic Space Heating, Water Heating and Wet Central Heating)
600/1042/3
Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation Installation and Maintenance(Cookers, Tumble Dryers, Leisure, Domestic Space Heating, Water Heating and Wet Central Heating and Domestic Warm Air)
600/1039/3

FETACNational Craft Certificate – Plumbing
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Level 6  Advanced Craft Certificate – Plumbing
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SQA

(Scottish

Qualifications 

Authority)

SVQ Level 3 in plumbing 
G9W9 23
SVQ3 Domestic Plumbing and Heating at SCQF level 7
GK71 23

*This accreditation will need to be supported by the proof of passing the initial assessment that will be required to be taken prior to moving on to full qualification, otherwise approval status will not be granted. To download the Experienced Worker initial assessment form here.

If you hold a qualification that does not appear on the above list, please contact the scheme to discuss the qualification.

If you hold a qualification awarded outside of the UK, please contact NARIC.