Construction NVQs

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Take the next step in building your career in construction with us

A construction NVQ is a benchmark qualification that proves your occupational competence to current and future employers. NVQs also benefit employers by helping them to develop and retain a trained, skilled workforce. Some NVQs lead to membership of 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.

NVQs during COVID-19 - Despite the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, please be assured that we continue to support our NVQ candidates throughout this lockdown period. Our team uses remote working processes to keep up with assessment submission and new candidate instructions.

Existing users

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The NVQs we offer

All of our NVQs attract credits within the Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF), meaning they can be used in the future towards other further or higher education courses.

Why study for an NVQ with us?

As a leading organisation within the industry, with the core purpose of raising the standards and quality of construction, you can be confident that our assessors have the experience, knowledge and skills to support you in your development.

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Tailored to you

We take great care to ensure that the level of NVQ you undertake is the right training course for you, with a robust and personalised induction, to ensure you are set up for success right from the start of your training.

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Dedicated assessor

Your assessor will carry out face to face and remote meetings regularly during the assessment process , whilst also supporting you via email/phone and your own tailored account in our e-portfolio system, throughout the life of the NVQ.

Direct Claim Status

As an NVQ Centre with Direct Claim Status, we have a robust quality assurance system so that you are awarded your NVQ qualification upon completion allowing you to apply for a new CSCS card or gain professional status with CIOB or CABE.

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Unrivalled experience

We have been delivering NVQ’s not only to major housebuilders, but to the whole industry in excess of 20 years. Our team of assessors have a wealth of experience, having worked in various roles within the house building industry.

Hear from those already completing an NVQ with us and our assessors

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We spoke with NHBC Principal Assessor, Paul Carter to hear his thoughts on our unique NVQ offering and how "gaining an NHBC NVQ unlocks so many opportunities."

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Avant Homes

Nigel Kildunne, Avant Homes, explained why the company decided to sign up to help provide their Level 4 NVQ training to newly recruited Trainee Assistant Site Managers.

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CALA Homes

A construction NVQ is a benchmark qualification proving occupational competence to employers. We spoke to CALA Homes’ Nicolae, who completed his NVQ this February.

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