Millennium Academy

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing & Maintaining Domestic Heating Systems

This course aims to equip candidates with the practical skills and knowledge for Heating & Ventilation (Plumbing). It is made up of 5 units containing skills and knowledge which reflects the scope of the National Occupational Standards.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing & Maintaining Domestic Heating Systems

Course content:

  • Mechanical engineering services core studies
  • Health & Safety at work
  • Impact of forces on the MES sector
  • Interpreting drawings, specifications, data and use if IT in the sector
  • Tools and work processes
  • Calculating and quantifying from drawings, mark and set out
  • Understanding building construction methods and materials used in the MES sector
  • Domestic Installation
  • Identify, plan and prepare the installations
  • Installation of system component and pipe work
  • Test, pre-commission and de-commission systems
  • Maintenance of system components
  • Identify and establish customer requirements and prepare the work location for routine maintenance
  • Correctly de-activate and re-activate and test systems and test outcomes
  • Diagnose fault and routinely maintain system components


Entry Requirements:

No formal qualifications are required; however it is recommended that candidates have Basic Skills at level 2.


Method of assessment:

3 multiple choice exams (1 online and 2 paper based), and also practical assignments internally assessed and verified.



Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Domestic Heating Systems


Duration of course

Days, Evenings & Weekends


Attendance Options

6 – 8 Months (6 hours per week)



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