Construction NVQ’s

Skilled but not qualified? Take the next step in your career by getting a relevant Construction NVQ

Why Do I Need a Construction NVQ?

A Construction NVQ can be crucial in attaining higher-level affiliate CSCS cards. Many construction employers require higher level CSCS card which cannot be obtained without a Construction NVQ.

Show the employer that you are competent and that you meet industry standard recognized skills and qualification.

How Do I Get a Construction NVQ?

Earning NVQ levels is really about knowing how to do the job well and safely. our NVQ experts will be happy to meet with you at our London office to discuss your NVQ strategy and advise you on any aspects you feel you might need help with.

An assessor will be sent to observe how you operate on a typical workday. They will assess your knowledge, performance, and experience. The main requirement is how safely and capably you can carry out the job.

How long does it take?

The assessor may conduct between 2-5 visits. The dates are tailored to your (and your work’s) convenience. Higher level NVQs usually involve more visits than a lower level NVQ. Overall, the process typically takes 10 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.

Methods of Assessment

  • Building a portfolio of evidence
  • Answering written questions
  • Observation in the workplace
Which CSCS Card Can I Get?
NVQ RegistrationRed CSCS Card
Level 1 AwardGreen CSCS Card
NVQ Level 2Blue CSCS Card
NVQ Level 3Gold CSCS Card
Site Supervisor NVQ L4Gold (Supervisor) CSCS Card
Site Manager NVQ L5+Black (Manager) CSCS Card
View available construction NVQs