This qualification is aimed at those who work as installers of glass supporting systems, which include window and door units, and basic curtain walling systems.
The Level 2 standard covers the most important aspects of the job. This qualification is at Level 2, and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with routine assignments. Candidates should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job.
Candidates for this qualification could be assessed in the context of installing windows and doors, curtain walling, screen walling, or conservatories.
At Level 3, it is not expected that installer and surveyors do the same activities: the qualification is structures to ensure that each occupation has its own group of units in a separate option group, although they both share common units in the mandatory section of the qualification. The standards cover the most important aspects of the job.
This qualification is at Level 3, and should be taken by those who are experienced installers or surveyors, capable of dealing with a wide range of problems, including working with installations that have complex requirements. Candidates will often take a technical supervisory role, particularly in relation to less experienced colleagues.
Candidates for this qualification could be assessed installing or surveying in the context of windows and doors, curtain walling, screen walling, or conservatories.