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Requirements For The CIOM Certification Scheme Register

When applying for the CIOM Certification Scheme Register you must provide the following evidence of your qualification to be approved for a trade or specialism.

All trades require evidence of completion of an apprenticeship, evidenced by copies of apprenticeship agreements. In addition, evidence is required to demonstrate the attainment of the technical certification for the relevant trade.

Please find full details below for each trade or specialism.

Trade Minimum level required
Carpenter/ Joiner
Mason / Bricklayer
Plasterer
Slater / Tiler (Roofing)
Painter & Decorator
Wall & Floor Tiler

- NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Craft Certificate)

- VRQ Level 3 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate)

- CITB CSCS Card indicating the equivalent qualifications to 1 or 2 above

Scaffolder

- CISRS Scaffolding Parts 1 & 2

Plumber

- NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Craft Certificate)

- VRQ Level 3 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate)

- CITB CSCS Card indicating the equivalent qualifications to 1 or 2 above

In addition to the above, applicants for this craft area must have a Registration Certificate from Manx Utilities Authority

Plumber & Heating Engineer

- NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate)

- VRQ Level 3 including NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Advanced Craft Cert)

- CITB CSCS Card indicating the equivalent qualifications to 1 or 2 above

In addition to the above, applicants for this craft area must have a Registration Certificate from the Manx Utilities Authority and a current Gas Safe or OFTEC registration.

Gas Fitter

- A current Gas Safe registration

Electrician

- NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent - e.g. City & Guilds Advanced Craft Certificate)

- CITB CSCS Card indicating the equivalent qualifications to 1 above

- JIB Card confirming qualifications gained in apprenticeship equivalent to 1 above

- ECS Installation Card confirming qualifications equivalent to 1 above

- JIB Card indicating completion of apprenticeship and qualifications equivalent to 1 above

In addition to the above, applicants for this craft area will be required to provide evidence of passing an AM2 Test and having a valid 18th Edition certificate
New Applicants

In addition to providing evidence of technical qualifications, all new applicants will be required to provide evidence of:

1. completing an apprenticeship or
2. a period of employment within the trade for at least the equivalent time period of an apprenticeship.



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