Kitchen Installation micro-credential

Get these skills recognised

  • installing a kitchen to a professional standard
  • reading and interpreting working drawings and specifications
  • knowledge and fitting of industry materials, components and hardware
  • safe working practices and professional standards
  • understanding onsite procedures for installing kitchens.

How does a BCITO micro-credential work?

  • meet with a BCITO representative and discuss your training needs
  • you and your trainee will both sign a BCITO Training Agreement
  • you’ll teach the practical skills to your trainee, and a BCITO Training Advisor will visit you and your team regularly to carry out assessments and make sure you’re on track
  • your trainees will also get theory resources to support their practical learning.

How long does it take?

A BCITO micro-credential in Kitchen Installation typically takes six months to complete. Your BCITO Training Advisor will work with you and your trainee to keep learning and assessment on track.

Who’s it for?

If your business installs kitchens in one or more of the following types:

  • bespoke (designed) kitchens
  • flat-pack kitchens
  • kitchenettes
  • floor to ceiling joinery
  • sculleries or butlers’ pantries
  • altering/adding to existing kitchens.

Your team will learn and be recognised for

Applying safe working practices by managing and implementing safe working procedures on site.


Applying professional standards by

  • communicating with customers
  • dealing with customer requests and complaints
  • communicating with colleagues and others on site.

Interpreting working drawings and specifications by using working drawings and specifications to install kitchens.


Preparing for kitchen installation by

  • measuring on site conditions
  • calculating and ordering any additional fittings and fixtures required: e.g. splashbacks, consumables etc.

Installing kitchens by

  • assembling components on site
  • trimming and fitting a variety of kitchens and kitchen materials with a range of complexity
  • managing areas of specialist work, eg stonetops, flooring, tiles, glazing etc.