National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs)

Delivered in the workplace

Why Do I Need a Construction NVQ?

Are you looking to go further in the construction industry? Undertake a Construction NVQ and obtain the necessary CSCS card you require, in order to make the next step in your career.  It demonstrates to employers that you are competent and that you meet the industry standard for the role you want.

Most construction employers require a CSCS card before you can be hired. Therefore, attaining the right level of Construction NVQ can be crucial to advancing your career.

How Do I Get a Construction NVQ?

We carry out assessments in your work  place  (OSAT - On Site Assessment Training) whereby an  Assessor will  observe you carrying out your duties and ask you questions relevant to your role, carried out on a typical day. 

Completing an  NVQ  is really about knowing how to  carry out your  job correctly and safely.

How long does OSAT take?

Levels 1 and 2 normally take around 4 - 6 weeks.

Levels 3 to 7 will take longer and is quite often dependent on the candidates commitment to providing the necessary evidence

What does NVQ Assessment cost?

Please contact us for a quotation and we are happy to offer reduced rates for multiple candidates. You will be required to make an initial payment of 50% prior to commencement, with the remaining fee on completion of the qualification.  Prices include CSCS card application.

How can I pay for my NVQ?

We give you multiple payment options to make it easier to pay for the NVQ:

  • 50% Payment in advance  (Bank Transfer, Credit/Debit Card) 
  • Remaing fee on completion (Bank Transfer, Credit/Debit Card) 
  • Payment plan can be set up (Please contact us to discuss this)

Does registration entitle me to any certification or status?

Yes. once your initial fee is paid, you may apply for a Red (Trainee) or Red (Experienced Worker) CSCS card.  Extra fees may apply.

Can I ‘skip’ levels?

Yes.  If you possess the necessary skills and experience to pass a higher level evaluation, you can be be assessed for any NVQ level.

Can I fail a Construction NVQ?

If you do not achieve the required credits to complete the NVQ, you will not be awarded one.  However, you can always be re-assessed at a later time and it is often possible to take additional units to obtain the necessary credits.

NVQs courses aviliable

Level 2 Awards
Level 3 Awards
Level 4 Awards
Level 5 Awards
Level 6 Awards
Level 7 Awards

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