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CONSTRUCTION NVQS

Take the next step in building your construction career with out Construction NVQ courses

A construction NVQ is a benchmark qualification that demonstrates your industrial competence to current and future employers.

NVQs are also beneficial to employers as it helps them to develop and retain a trained, skilled workforce.

Some NVQs may provide eligibility to membership for professional organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) as well as Gold or Black CSCS cards.

Why study for an NVQ with us?

As a long-standing, leading organisation within the industry, with the primary goal of raising the standards and quality of personnel in construction, you can be confident that our trainers and assessors have the experience, knowledge and skills to support you in your development.

What to expect after studying your Construction NVQ with us

Within a month of completing the course, you will have your certificate. This is important if you want to apply for a new CSCS card or gain professional status with CIOB or CABE.

Who needs an NVQ?
Any one looking looking to further their career in the construction industry. A Construction NVQ gets you the CSCS card you need to take the next step in your career. Show employers that you are competent and that you meet the industry standard for the role you want.
Most higher level CSCS cards, and many higher-level affiliate card programmes require an NVQ, and most construction employers require such a card before you can be hired. Therefore, attaining the right level of Construction NVQ can be crucial in advancing your career in the construction industry.

How Do I Get a Construction NVQ?
Don’t miss a days pay by being assessed for an NVQ level on site, as you work. We send out an assessor to observe and ask questions during a typical day, and you will be judged on your knowledge, performance and experience.
Earning NVQ levels is really about knowing how to do job well and safely. Especially at the lower levels, as little as three years on the job experience is often enough to qualify you.
As you get up to the higher levels, study and revision at home of an evening becomes more and more important.
Our construction, training and NVQ experts will be happy to meet with you at our office to discuss your NVQ needs and advise you on any aspects you feel you might need help with.

How long does OSAT take?
Much of that is up to you. We have the assessor visit you at work between 2 and five times, on dates arranged at your (and your work’s) convenience. Lower level NVQs typically require very few visits, whereas higher levels will require more. The whole process typically takes ten weeks or less.

Does registration entitle me to any certification or status?
Yes. Once your registration fee is paid, you may apply for a Red (Trainee) or Red (Experienced Worker) CSCS card. Extra fees may apply.

Can I ‘skip’ levels?
Possibly. If you possess the necessary training and experience to pass a higher level evaluation, you can be be assessed for any NVQ level initially, and then progress from there.

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 may always be reassessed at a later time, and it is often possible to take additional class units to obtain the necessary credits. We will be available to help you identify any weak points, and to help you address them.

LEVEL 2-3 CONSTRUCTION NVQS

You will be assessed for an NVQ level on site, as you work. We send out an assessor to observe and ask questions during a typical day, and you will be judged on your knowledge, performance and experience. Earning NVQ levels is really about knowing how to do your job well and safely.

LEVEL 3 NVQ CONSTRUCTION SITE SUPERVISOR

The NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision-Building &Civil Engineering is the official qualification for Construction site Supervisors/Foremen. It gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your skills and competence without necessarily attending a class room based course; our assessor will assess your competence on site. T

LEVEL 6 NVQ CONSTRUCTION SITE MANAGEMENT

The NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management-Building &Civil Engineering is the official qualification for Construction site Supervisors/Foremen. It gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your skills and competence without necessarily attending a class room based course; our assessor will assess your competence on site.