NVQ – Level 2 – General Construction

Venue: To suit Candidate

Overview

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ’s) are developed and approved by people who work in the industry and are designed to measure a worker’s practical skills and job knowledge by assessing their work on-site. This makes them ideal for both workers and employers alike – helping experienced workers prove their skills, and giving employers the reassurance they need that workers can do the job.


Outline programme

The qualification will require candidates to cover all the following mandatory units, and one optional unit of their choice:

Mandatory Units:

  • Conform to General Workplace Safety
    • Awareness of relevant statutory requirements and guidelines
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and warning/safety signs
    • Personal behaviour in the workplace
    • Security in the workplace
  • Conform to Efficient Work Practices
    • Interpreting Information
    • Planning and carry out productive, efficient working practices
    • Working with others or as an individual
  • Establish Work Area Protection and Safety
    • Adopting safe and healthy working practices
    • Selecting materials, components and equipment
    • Determining the protection and safety requirements

 

Optional Units:

  • Lay Domestic Drainage
    • Adopting safe and healthy working practices
    • Interpreting Information
    • Selecting materials, components and equipment
    • Preparing, laying and testing new and/or replacement domestic foul and surface water drainage
  • Place and Finish Non-specialist Concrete
    • Adopting safe and healthy working practices
    • Interpreting Information
    • Selecting materials, components and equipment
    • Preparing, laying, compacting and finishing concrete slabs and bases