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Heating and Ventilation: Industrial and Commercial Installation Year 1 SVQ3 Level 3

Campus Midlothian Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode

Duration 12 - 291 days

Start date Aug 2021

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Campus Midlothian Campus Study mode Start date 02/08/21 Duration 2 Weeks
Campus Midlothian Campus Study mode Start date 16/08/21 Duration 1 Weeks
Campus Midlothian Campus Study mode Start date 30/08/21 Duration 41 Weeks

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Course overview

Heating and Ventilation: Industrial and Commercial Installation is the industrial requirement to operate at Craft Level within the heating and ventilation industry. This course is designed by experienced industry professionals and the lead industry body of the Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association. This a block release course lasting four years with four 3-week blocks per year. 


Completion of this course will ensure that you have up-to-date skills that employers are seeking. This course is for those already employed in the industry and involved in a workplace assessment supported by in-college training. 


The course is taught by teachers with industry experience using the latest industry technologies. You will be taught between Edinburgh College classrooms and workshops where you will gain essential and hands-on experience of the heating and ventilation sector. This course is intended to meet the needs of employers and further education. 

What you will learn

  • Heating and Ventilating Installation 
  • Heating and Ventilating Planning 
  • Systems Installation 
  • Systems Commissioning 
  • Safe Working 
  • Quality 
  • Development 
  • Effective Working Relationships 
  • Steel Pipelines 
  • Technology and Practice 
  • Site Procedures 

Placement information


How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed on each unit 
  • All units within the course must be achieved in order to gain the full award 

Number of days per week

  • Block release - four 3-weeks blocks per year (over four years) 

Entry requirements

  • You must be employed in the industry 
  • Entry requirements will be set by your employer 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements


English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • This course can lead to a promotion or employment in HNC Building Services which is offered at Edinburgh College a supervisor or management position 

Career options

  • This course can lead to a promotion or employment in a supervisor or management position 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus 02/08/21 2 Weeks
Midlothian Campus 16/08/21 1 Weeks
Midlothian Campus 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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