NVQ Level 2 - General Construction

  • Duration: 4 to 8 Weeks
  • Price: £600 + VAT
  • Benefits: Apply for Blue CSCS Card

Course Overview

Level 2 NVQ General Construction is a competency-based Qualification and this will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as general health, safety, and welfare and confirming productive working practices. Learners can specialize in preparing, guiding, and placing the suspended load.

Is this NVQ Accredited?

This Qualification is supported by CSCS and accredited by either SQA or ProQual.

CSCS provides a registration card scheme acknowledged by industry for those involved in construction. The scheme recognizes skills, knowledge and understanding, competence, and qualifications.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements to take this qualification. This qualification can be undertaken without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area. however, learners must have the potential and opportunity to gain this qualification successfully.

This qualification is suitable for:

  • Workers who need the qualification to meet legislative requirements.
  • Workers wishing to progress into a supervisory position.
  • People in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects.
  • Individuals who wish to start their own business.
  • Full-time and part-time study.

Progression

On completion of this qualification, you will have obtained the skills, knowledge, and understanding, and demonstrated competence. Learners may progress from the Groundworker to the level 3 Occupational work Supervision — Occupational Supervisor

Qualification Structure

To gain the qualification, learners must achieve mandatory core units :

  • Mandatory Core Units
  • Plus, Group A
  • Plus, either Group B or C

Mandatory Units: Learners must achieve 2 units

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace.

Group A learners must achieve mandatory unit with one of the optional endorsement units

  • Installing, Maintaining and Removing Work Area Protection and Safety Equipment in the Workplace (Construction and Civil Engineering Operations)

Learners must achieve one of the following : 

  • Installing, Maintaining and Removing Work Area Protection and Safety Equipment in the Workplace (Protection and Safety Notices)
  • Installing, Maintaining and Removing Work Area Protection and Safety Equipment in the Workplace (Safety Lighting)

Group B – learners must achieve three of the following

  • Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace (Concrete Slabs/Bases)
  • Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace (Form Slab Edging)
  • Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace (Position Reinforcement)
  • Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace (Form Surface Finish)

Group C – learners must achieve mandatory unit with one of the optional endorsement units

  • Installing Drainage in the Workplace (Construction and Civil Engineering Operations)

Learners must achieve one of the following : 

  • Installing Drainage in the Workplace (Inspection Chambers)
  • Installing Drainage in the Workplace (Surface Water Systems)
  • Installing Drainage in the Workplace (Foul Water Systems)

Once you are enrolled for this Qualification, you will be assigned an assessor. The assessor will arrange an induction visit with you to go through the evidence requirement. The Assessor will arrange an observation with you on-site and can use a range of methods during the assessment, such as Professional discussion, knowledge questions written by candidate or professional discussion, and witness testimonials.

Can employer apply CITB Grant for this Course?

Yes, CITB registered companies can claim up to £600 per learner. Find out how to claim here.

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