Name of qualification Vodovodar/vodovodarka na javnih sistemih oskrbe s pitno vodoAdd to comparison [1]
Translated title (no legal status) Plumber on public drinking water supply systems
Type of qualification Nacionalna poklicna kvalifikacija, SOK raven 4
Category of qualification Poklicna kvalifikacija
Admission requirements
  • Education at least at SQF level 2 and
  • at least one year of work experience in the last three years in the field of installation of mechanical installations, as evidenced by a formal certificate from the competent organization responsible for carrying out the activity.
ISCED field Field
Transport, varnost, gostinstvo in turizem, osebne storitve
ISCED subfield subfield javna higiena in komunalne storitve
Qualification level


Learning outcomes

The candidate is able to:

  • independently plan and organize their own work in the work environment in accordance with the quality of work in the field of drinking water supply,
  • communicate with various stakeholders, taking into account the principles of successful communication,
  • to ensure the safety of one's own life and health and the life and health of others by implementing measures to ensure safety and health at work,
  • observe the principles of sanitary technology,
  • act responsibly and economically in the establishment and maintenance of public drinking water systems, in the handling of work equipment, safety devices and personal protective equipment, and ensure environmental protection,
  • use modern information and communication technology and software for the needs of establishing and maintaining public drinking water supply systems,
  • carry out emergency maintenance work,
  • perform regular maintenance work,
  • carry out investment and maintenance work.


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 [2].

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 may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence 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 oral defense.

Condition for obtaining certificate

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body

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.