Name of qualification Name of qualification: Pečar restavratorski sodelavec/pečarka restavratorskaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Stovemaker, restoration assistant
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 5
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Completed secondary vocational education in the "Stove maker – ceramic tile layer" progamme or a pass in the master craftsman examination in stovemaking; or at least completed secondary vocational education including the technical part of the final examination (product with oral presentation) for the vocational qualification "Stovemaker – ceramic tile layer (Pečar – polagalec keramičnih oblog/pečarka – polagalka keramičnih oblog) and
  • three years' work experience, demonstrated by proof of works carried out in the stovemaking and ceramic tile laying field, and
  • proof of at least three interventions in architectural heritage properties completed and documented in accordance with the occupational standard that forms part of this catalogue and approved by a restorer who has passed the professional examination in the protection of cultural heritage.
ISCED field Field:
Arts and humanities
ISCED subfield subfield: handicrafts
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 5
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

Candidates will be able to:  

  • undertake all phases of works in cooperation and agreement with experts from the  cultural heritage protection service and other contractors working  in a property,  
  • pay due heed in their work to experts responsible for the protection and conservation of cultural heritage and consistently observe cultural heritage protection legislation,  
  • accept and review technical documentation and normative  acts and other requirements of the cultural heritage protection service and plan their work accordingly,
  • disassemble, reconstruct, assemble and transport elements of stoves (with open and closed hearth),
  • supplement missing elements of stoves with open and closed hearth,
  • assess the causes and degree of damage to stove/ceramic elements,
  • protect the item/stove (with open or closed hearth) and stove tiles before, during and after intervention,
  • carry out restoration of historic and newer stoves (with open or closed hearth) and stove tiles,
  • carry out protection and restoration procedures on ceramic lining tiles,
  • separate from the base, lay and transport ceramic lining tiles,
  • draw attention to unexpected finds and changes during the planning, preparation and implementation of the intervention,
  • document photographically all key phases of the intervention.


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.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is evaluated by a committee. If the candidate has submitted authentic, valid and relevant proof of knowledge, skills and competences from the operational 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 under the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.


  • Candidates complete a practical assignment in the field or in a simulated situation in order to demonstrate their mastery of the required vocational competences according to the requirements of the occupational standard and technical documentation.
  • The completion of the practical assignment is accompanied by an oral presentation.

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

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.


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