Qualifications

The National Open College Network (NOCN) provides accreditation and quality control for learning programs within the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).

 

 

Introduction to Pumping Technology  

  • The Introduction to Pumping Technology course requires up to 20 hours.  It is academically at the same level as a GCSE Grade A-C.
  • Ofqual have approved the course at LEVEL TWO (QCF) with 2 credits.
  • This has the Ofqual Qualification No L2 601/1564/6

Essentials of Pumping Technology   

  • The Essentials of Pumping Technology course requires up to 90 hours. It is academically at the same level as an HNC in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ofqual have approved the course at LEVEL FOUR (QCF)  with 9 credits.
  • This has the Ofqual Qualification No L4 601/1583/X

  • In addition the BPMA will be awarding their own certificate for each course, based on the whole of the final test.
  • This award tests more of the background knowledge than that which supports the NOCN Unit.
  • The BPMA award will be graded as PASS at 60%, CREDIT at 75% and DISTINCTION at 90%.
  • Industry professionals should aim to be awarded the Distinction.

The British Pump Manufacturers Association Ltd
National Metalforming Centre, 47 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B70 6PY.
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