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Chimney Engineering

This suite contains National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the occupational area of

  • Chimney Engineering.

You can view individual standards on the NOS database , or by emailing .


We are currently reviewing the National Occupational Standards and welcome industry feedback. To give feedback or suggest a change please contact the standards team by emailing .

Chimney Occupations Review Progress Report (PDF, 190KB)

Chimney Occupations Development Pack (PDF, 265KB)

Draft Inspect And Report On The Condition Of Chimneys And Appliances (PDF, 503KB)

Current structures

CITB manages the structures for vocational qualifications. We base the content for these structures on the relevant National Occupational Standards.

The structures are approved by employers and industry stakeholders. Training organisations base their courses on the structures.

See the current recommended qualification structure and national vocational qualification structure for this occupational area below.

Recommended qualification structures

Recommended qualification structure for Chimney occupations (Construction) Level 2 v4 (PDF 17KB)

Structures for NVQs/SVQs

NVQ certificate in Chimney sweeping (Construction) Level 2 rules of combination (PDF 136KB)

NVQ Diploma in Chimney engineering (Construction) Level 2 rules of combination (PDF 22KB)

Questions or feedback about these structures

You can view individual standards on the NOS database, or by emailing .

If you would like to suggest changes to the current standards or have a suggestion for the structures, please complete our Standards enquiry form.

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