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Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (0610)

Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (0610-20/21/22) January 2012

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2 City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (0610)

Qualification at a glance

Subject area Process Technology

City & Guilds number 0610-20, 0610-21, 0610-22

Registration and certification dates

For last dates see the online catalogue/Walled Garden

Age group approved 16-18, 19+

Entry requirements n/a

Assessment and grading Pass/Fail

Fast track Available

Support materials Centre handbook

Title and level City & Guilds

number Accreditation number

Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (Chemical Processes)

0610-20 600/1066/6

Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (Petroleum Operations)

0610-21 600/1066/6

Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (Metal Production)

0610-22

600/1066/6

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (0610) 3

Contents

1 Introduction 5 Structure 5

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Recognition of prior learning (RPL)Error! Bookmark not defined. 5 Units 14

Unit 201 Fundamentals of process science 15

Unit 202 Calculations in process industries 19

Unit 203 Health, safety and environmental issues in process industries 21

Unit 204 Fundamentals of Communications and information technology in process industries 24

Unit 205 Fundamentals of process chemistry 26

Unit 206 Process plant and process plant services in process industries 30

Unit 207 Processing solids in process industries 35

Unit 208 Processing fluids in process industries 39

Unit 209 Principles of laboratory analysis 43

Unit 210 Fundamentals of Special processes in process industries 47

Unit 211 Instrumentation, measurement and control in process industries 49

Unit 212 Fundamentals of Processing metals in process industries 55

Unit 215 Fundamentals of Primary working in the steel industry 59

Unit 219 Fundamentals of Metallurgy of iron and steel production 62

Unit 222 Non-ferrous metals and alloys 65

Unit 223 Chemistry for petroleum operations 69

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Unit 224 Fundamentals of petroleum technology 72

Appendix 1 Relationships to other qualifications 75

Appendix 2 Sources of general information 76

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (0610) 5

1 Introduction

This qualification is aimed at candidates who

are following Modern Apprenticeship programmes require evidence towards the underpinning knowledge of an N/SVQ seeking a technical certificate wish for career progression within the Process Technology industry Without evidence of formal qualifications, candidates must be able to demonstrate prior adequate knowledge and experience necessary to complete the course. This qualification is designed to contribute towards the knowledge and understanding for the N/SVQs in Process Technology Level 2, while containing additional skills and knowledge which go beyond the scope of the National Occupational Standards. These awards can be used as a technical certificate within a modern apprenticeship scheme.

Structure To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (Chemical Processes), learners must obtain a minimum total of 66 credits. This is made up of 24 credits from the Core Mandatory Group, plus 24 credits from the Pathway Mandatory Group, plus a minimum of 18 credits from the Optional Group.

Unit accreditation number

City & Guilds unit

Unit title Credit value

Core Mandatory

201 Fundamentals of process science 6

202 Calculations in process industries 6

203 Health, safety and environmental issues in process industries 6

204 Fundamentals of communications and information technology in process industries

6

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Pathway Mandatory

205 Fundamentals of process chemistry 12

206 Process plant and process plant services in process industries 12

Optional

207 Processing solids in process industries 6

208 Processing fluids in process industries 6

209 Principles of laboratory analysis 6

210 Fundamentals of special processes in process industries 6

211 Instrumentation, measurement and control in process industries 6

To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (Petroleum Operations) learners must obtain a minimum total of 60 credits. This is made up of 24 credits from the Core Mandatory Group, plus 24 credits from the Pathway Mandatory Group, plus a minimum of 12 credits from the Optional Group.

Unit accreditation number

City & Guilds unit

Unit title Credit value

Core Mandatory

201 Fundamentals of process science 6

202 Calculations in process industries 6

203 Health, safety and environmental issues in process industries 6

204 Fundamentals of communications and information technology in process industries

6

Pathway Mandatory

206 Process plant and process plant services in process industries 12

223 Chemistry for Petroleum Operations 6

224 Fundamentals of petroleum technology 6

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Optional

208 Processing fluids in process industries 6

209 Principles of laboratory analysis 6

210 Fundamentals of special processes in process industries 6

211 Instrumentation, measurement and control in process industries 6

To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (Metal Production) learners must obtain a minimum total of 54 credits. This is made up of 24 credits from the Core Mandatory Group, plus 6 credits from the Pathway Mandatory Group, plus a minimum of 24 credits from the Optional Group.

Unit accreditation number

City & Guilds unit

Unit title Credit value

Core Mandatory

201 Fundamentals of process science 6

202 Calculations in process industries 6

203 Health, safety and environmental issues in process industries 6

204 Fundamentals of communications and information technology in process industries

6

Pathway Mandatory

212 Fundamentals of processing metals in process industries

6

Optional

206 Process plant and process plant services in process industries 12

211 Instrumentation, measurement and control in process industries 6

215 Fundamentals of primary working in the steel industry 6

219 Fundamentals of metallurgy of iron and steel production 6

222 Non-ferrous metal and alloys 6

8 City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology (0610)

2 Centre requirements

To offer this qualification, new centres will need to gain both centre and qualification approval. Please refer to the Centre guide and Providing City & Guilds Qualifications for further information. Centre staff should familiarise themselves with the structure, content and assessment requirements of the qualification before designing a course programme.

Resource requirements

Centre staffing

Staff delivering this qualification must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following occupational expertise requirements. They must:

be occupationally competent or technically knowledgeable in the areas for which they are delivering training and/or have experience of providing training. This knowledge must be to the same level as the training being delivered

have creditable experience of providing training. Centre staff may undertake more than one role, eg tutor and assessor or internal verifier, but cannot internally verify their own assessments.

Assessors and internal verifiers

Staff assessing or verifying this qualification must be able to demonstrate that they meet the following occupational expertise requirements. They must:

Have verifiable and relevant current industry experience and competence in the specific area they will be assessing, at or above the level being assessed and evidence of the quality of the occupational experience to ensure the credibility of the assessment judgements. Assessors and verifiers experience and competence could be evidenced by:

curriculum vitae and references possession of a relevant health and safety qualification appropriate membership of a relevant professional institution continuing professional development (CPD).

only assess or verify in their acknowledged area of professional competence

have appropriate knowledge and