O.S.A.T

After an initial on-site assessment by a registered professional, an assessment plan will be agreed with you and a dedicated assessor will work with you to build up a portfolio of evidence to prove you are competent in your trade. This route will normally take between three to six months with full level 2 certification on completion which in turn allows you to apply for a TRADE CSCS card.(After completing the CITB H&S test) The qualification lasts for life.

What is an NVQ?

The NVQ is a work-based qualification which recognises the skills and knowledge a person needs to do a job. The candidate needs to demonstrate and prove their competency in their chosen role or career path

What NVQs do you do?

 Carpentry L2/L3, Brickwork L2/L3, Plastering L2/L3, P&D L2/L3, Dry lining L2, Maintenance operations L2, Piling Operative, Associated Industrial Services Occupations, Works supervisor L3,

Single units including:

Setting up and using transportable cutting and shaping machines in the workplace
Installing Fire Resisting Timber Door Assemblies and Doorsets in the Workplace

How Does it Benefit Me?

An NVQ is proof of your competence in your chosen trade enabling you to apply for a Trade CSCS card which is mandatory for working on most construction sites.

What area do you cover?

London and South England (MAP)

What do I need to start?

You will need to have competence in chosen trade access to a computer and enough dedicated time to finish the course

What will the course involve?

Between 2 and 4 visits to your place of work by an appointed accredited assessor spread over 3 to six months depending on your input and availability.

How will I be assessed?

At a pre-arranged time a NOCN approved assessor will visit your place of work for an initial assessment and if successful you will be inducted and enrolled onto the course.(Deposit will be required) Your job knowledge will be profiled and assessed and any training needs identified. Your assessor will collect evidence of your knowledge and skills through questioning, observations, testimonies, videos, and photographs. You will also be advice on how to collect your evidence.

Do I need to use a computer?

No, but the course will take longer to complete.