The competition tasks of this skill category are based
on the requirements and criteria of ”Excellent” in the competence area in pipe
fitting (pipe fitter, heating equipment fitter) of the Vocational qualification
in building maintenance technology.
maintenance technology is a shared name for heating, water, ventilation,
electricity, tele and other fields which serve people and lengthen the life
cycle of a property. A HVAC field comprises the heating,
water maintenance and ventilation of a building and form an important part of
the building maintenance technology. The goal for the operation in HVAC field
is to make a good indoor climate ̶ cozy and healthy circumstances for people living
and working in houses. On the other hand, the
operation of HVAC field puts an emphasize on energy efficiency, supporting
sustainable development and striving for cost saving. Nowadays the traditional HVAC field increasingly requires competence in building
automation, electricity and information technology.
A pipe fitter or heating equipment fitter
who has completed the competence area Pipe fitting is able to implement water
pipes, sewage pipes and heating pipes installations on newbuildings in
accordance with the drawings and work instructions. In addition to ordinary pipe fitting work, a heating equipment fitter
knows how to install burner equipment used for a property’s heat production in
compliance with regulations.
qualification holders mainly work in plumbing installation and maintenance