QCF - Level 3 Award in the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Enviromental Technology Systems - Nationwide Training Services Scotland
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QCF - Level 3 Award in the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Enviromental Technology Systems

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QCF Code 600/5715/4
Level 3
Credit Value 2
Guided learning hours 15
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Qualification Units

K/602/3138 : Understand the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Environmental Technology Systems

Background

This regulated QCF qualification in environmental technologies is for learners that wish to understand the fundamental principles and requirements on each of the following systems:

  • solar thermal (hot water)
  • solar photovoltaic
  • ground source heat pump
  • air source heat pump
  • micro-wind
  • biomass
  • micro-hydro
  • micro-combined heat and power (heat-led)
  • rainwater harvesting
  • greywater re-use

The qualification will also provide under pinning knowledge for installers wishing to undertake other qualifications, such as installation or design, for these renewable technologies.

Learner outcomes

  • Know the fundamental working principles of micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies
  • Know the fundamental requirements of building location/building features for the potential to install micro-renewable energy and water conservation systems to exist
  • Know the fundamental regulatory requirements relating to micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies
  • Know the typical advantages and disadvantages associated with micro-renewable energy and water conservation technologies

Pre-requisites

No specific entry requirements

Assessment method

Assessment is via a written assignment and a multiple choice examination.