Reference Quantity: ST0062

Particulars of normal

1. Occupation

Constructing Providers Engineering Craftsperson

(Beforehand known as: Heating and Ventilating (H&V) Craftsman; H&V Fitter; H&V Fitter/Welder; H&V Pipefitter; Mechanical Providers Fitter)

2. Occupational profile

Constructing Providers Engineering makes buildings work.  It’s a specialist department of engineering throughout the building sector. Craftspersons undertake the set up, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and decommissioning of large-scale engineering programs that are used for heating workplaces similar to these present in industrial and industrial buildings like workplace blocks, factories, colleges and hospitals. These engineering programs function by shifting temperature-controlled water across the within buildings, offering heating and cooling, and utilise fossil fuels and sustainable power programs.

Craftspersons have detailed data of the system’s working rules. In addition they:

set, determine and set up the necessities of the job, whether or not from drawings or consumer’s different directions;

  • liaise and work with different trades, suppliers and purchasers, as acceptable;
  • clear up issues throughout the scope of the work they perform;
  • undertake work to adjust to all related requirements;
  • plan and monitor work programmes for putting in, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and decommissioning programs;
  • contribute to adjusting the configuration of programs as they’re put in.

They can show competence within the well being and security, communication, high quality management and environmental necessities acceptable to their scope of labor.

Craftspersons are capable of work inside new construct building websites and current buildings on their very own, proficiently and with out supervision, in probably the most environment friendly and economical method. They need to adhere to secure working practices with out endangering themselves or others.

3. Necessities: Information, Abilities and Behaviours


What’s required


Working Safely

Perceive related security laws and secure working practices making use of to themselves and others in constructing companies engineering working environments.

Working Sustainably

Perceive scientific rules underpinning constructing companies engineering industrial and industrial programs together with measurement, power and stress, warmth and energy, supplies and electrical energy.

Perceive environmental safety measures inside constructing companies engineering for efficient use of fabric sources, minimising wastage, the laws surrounding the efficient use of power, fuel and water sources.

Planning and
Making ready

Perceive easy methods to utilise sources successfully inside constructing companies engineering together with the roles and tasks of related folks, easy methods to oversee work; easy methods to produce danger assessments and methodology statements and easy methods to plan work programmes for self and small groups putting in industrial and industrial programs.

Perceive the preparation necessities for work areas in new and current constructing companies engineering websites.

Putting in Pipework

Perceive pipework fabrication and jointing methods for industrial and industrial programs, together with prefabricated and/or modularised elements and distribution programs.

Perceive the preparation, procedures, course of, requirements and codes of apply required to undertake welding of commercial and industrial programs pipework.

Putting in Techniques

Perceive the design rules, structure, and working rules, set up, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and decommissioning methods for brand new and current industrial and industrial chilly water programs, sizzling water programs, heating programs, chilled water programs, compressed air programs and steam programs.

Perceive the rules and necessities of commercial and industrial fuel, oil and strong gasoline programs and mechanical sustainable power programs


What’s required

Working Safely

Apply related security laws, codes of apply and secure working practices to self and others in constructing companies engineering working environments.

Planning, Making ready and Working Sustainably

Plan, organise and undertake the set up of commercial and industrial programs in methods which use sources successfully to finish work, with consideration for value, high quality, security, safety and environmental influence, inside related legislative necessities, codes of apply and trade recognised practices.

Put together work areas in new and current websites to undertake constructing companies engineering industrial and industrial programs set up.

Putting in Pipework

Apply pipework fabrication and jointing methods for industrial and industrial programs, together with prefabricated and/or modularised elements and distribution programs and pure fuel distribution pipework.

 Putting in Techniques

Apply set up, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and decommissioning methods for industrial and industrial; chilly water programs; sizzling water programs, heating programs, chilled water programs.


What is required


Use oral, written and digital strategies to talk technical and different info successfully with work colleagues, different tradespeople, purchasers representatives, supervisors, and different members of the constructing companies engineering and wider building crew.

Successfully and Effectively

Work reliably and successfully with out supervision, to the suitable codes of apply and be conscious of the wants and issues of others, particularly the place associated to range and equality.

Clear up issues inside their personal scope of duty, by making use of technical and behavioural abilities and data to outline the downside, id, consider and choose alternate options and implement options.


Settle for duty for the work of self and others below their management

Managing Duties  Settle for allocate and supervise technical and different duties.
Working with others

Work successfully with colleagues, the public, different tradespeople, purchasers representatives, supervisors, and different members of the constructing companies engineering and wider building crew.

Help the studying and improvement of others by means of actions such as mentoring, and sharing skilled experience and data.

Persevering with 

 Preserve and improve competence in personal space.

Working Ethically

Train tasks in an moral method.

It’s unlikely that people coming into this apprenticeship with out earlier expertise will full the apprenticeship in lower than 36 months, and a typical completion time is more likely to be 48 months.

5. {Qualifications}

Particular person employers will determine any related entry necessities by way of earlier {qualifications}, trainability checks, or different standards. Sometimes, most candidates can have English and Arithmetic at degree 2 and Info Communications Know-how (ICT) degree 1 on entry. All can have achieved English at degree 2, Arithmetic at degree 2 and ICT at degree 1 by the top of the apprenticeship. Moreover, all apprentices should obtain the Stage 3 Heating and Ventilating Craftsperson qualification previous to endeavor the end-point synoptic evaluation with an unbiased evaluation organisation. That is at present below improvement.


It is a degree 3 Apprenticeship

Review date

This normal can be reviewed in 3 years

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