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IQ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation (QCF)

Qualification Number 600/6954/5
Title IQ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation (QCF)
Category National
Sector Building & Construction | Glazing & Fenestration
Operational Start Date 16/11/2012
Operational End Date 31/10/2014
Total Units 23 Min Credit 38
Min Guided Learning Hours 165 Max Guided Learning Hours
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation is a competence qualification for individuals working as Conservatory Installers and Window and Door Fitters. It includes installing glass supporting systems for conservatories and installing glass supporting systems, which includes window and door units. The qualification covers identifying and rectifying technical problems, improving the work of the organisation and identifying and confirming installation requirements as mandatory, there are also a variety of optional units that the learner may select from. Objectives of this qualification include: meeting relevant programmes of learning and supporting a role in the workplace.

This qualification is the competence element of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Glass Industry Occupations (Level 3), Pathway 4: Fenestration Installation.

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To achieve the IQ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation learners must achieve a minimum of 38 credits consisting of: 18 credits from the 4 units in Mandatory group A; a minimum of 9 credits from Optional group B; a minimum of 4 credits from Optional group C; and a minimum of 4 credits from Optional Group D; a minimum of 3 credits from Optional Group E.

IndexGroupUnit Ref.Unit TitleCreditGuided
1Mandatory Group AY/600/6691Identify and Confirm Installation Requirements in Glass and Related Work427
1Mandatory Group AJ/600/7657Identify and Rectify Technical Problems in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment516
1Mandatory Group AR/600/8262Improve the Work of the Organisation Through the Use of Resources, Communication and Working Relationships in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment514
1Mandatory Group AA/600/7624Maintain Health and Safety in the Fenestration Installation Working Environment426
1Optional Group BR/601/9200Create Datum Points For Curtain Wall Installation618
1Optional Group BM/602/4971Install Bay Windows929
1Optional Group BA/600/8269Install Conservatories1444
1Optional Group BY/602/4978Install Facetted, Structurally Glazed Or Unitised Curtain Walling Systems721
1Optional Group BK/600/6677Post Curtain Walling Activity319
1Optional Group BT/602/4969Remove Bay Windows823
1Optional Group BJ/602/4975Remove and Install Oriel Windows933
1Optional Group BR/602/4977Remove and Install Roof light Windows933
1Optional Group BF/602/4974Remove and install box sash windows933
1Optional Group CA/600/7655Assess the Quality of Materials / Components in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment414
1Optional Group CJ/602/4426Control the installation of windows and doors, or conservatories or curtain walling825
1Optional Group CY/600/8151Ensure Resources are Available to Meet Work Requirements in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment314
1Optional Group CH/600/8430Maintain / Repair Windows and Doors or Conservatories617
1Optional Group CT/600/7363Promote and Maintain Health and Safety in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment412
1Optional Group DR/600/6687Install Curtain Walling Systems1173
1Optional Group DY/600/8425Install Glass and / or Panels into Windows and Doors429
1Optional Group DT/600/8416Install Windows and Doors852
1Optional Group EA/503/0536Knowledge Of Building Regulations and Legislation In Facades516
1Optional Group EK/600/8445Understanding the Building Regulations in the Fenestration Industry38


All units in this qualification are assessed by portfolio. Evidence for this qualification must come from the learner’s consistent performance in the workplace and must meet the requirements of the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy (see Appendix A at the end of this document). Further guidance for each unit can be found in the assessment guidance relevant to each unit.

All Assessment Criteria must be met in each relevant unit to achieve this qualification.

This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass.

An Achievement Record for this qualification which includes the forms necessary to map and claim knowledge and competence is available to download from the IQ website.

Assessment for this qualification must also meet the requirements for Additional Requirements for Qualifications that use the title NVQ within the QCF, see appendix B at the end of this document.

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 1 or above and should be comfortable working outdoors and at heights.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers/assessors and internal verifiers delivering this qualification must meet the requirements as per the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy (see Appendix A at the end of this document).

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification



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