Foundry worker – Ferrous alloys
NVQ catalog, code 3013301011
|Name of qualification
|Talilec/talilka železovih litin Add to comparison 
|Translated title (no legal status)
|Foundry worker – Ferrous alloys
|Type of qualification
|Nacionalna poklicna kvalifikacija, SOK raven 4
|Category of qualification
Tehnika, proizvodne tehnologije in gradbeništvo
Candidates will be able to:
- receive instructions from a superior and organise their own work accordingly,
- prepare furnaces, devices and tools for the grey cast iron melting process and start up machines and equipment in accordance with technical instructions,
- manage the melting process in a cupola furnace or electric induction or gas furnace and, depending on the prescribed technology, carry out desulphurisation of the cast as necessary and, in accordance with technological instructions and standards, ensure the quality of the work
- done, oversee the status and correct functioning of the furnace and equipment for melting grey cast iron and ensure the optimal use of energy products and material,
- preventively maintain furnaces, devices and tools for process of melting grey cast iron,
- communicate with superiors, technologists, quality control personnel and other co-workers,
- take into account and ensure occupational safety and health and protect the environment in accordance with internal rules and statutory regulations.
Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here .
Assessment and completion
During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee can:
- validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
- validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competences to be verified,
- refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.
Practical verification with an oral presentation.
Condition for obtaining certificate
Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.
Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.
Currently no providers.