ELCAS

Workforce Skills Support has approved learning provider status in the enhanced learning credits scheme.

ELCAS - Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme 

Our mission is to support you in achieving the specific NVQ qualification to then apply for the relevant CSCS card ( Level 3 up to Level 7). We can also offer all elements of training from Health and Safety Awareness, SSSTS, SMSTS and Temporary Works through our accreditation with CITB and also NPORS / CPCPS for all Plant Operations. To find out further information please contact our Head Office, where we have ex-servicemen to advise and support you.

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The MOD’s Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. The scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years. You are reminded that ELC funding is only available for pursuit of higher level learning i.e. for courses that result solely in a nationally recognised qualification at Level three or above on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) (England, Northern Ireland and Wales), a Level six or above on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) or, if pursued overseas, an approved international equivalent qualification with an approved learning provider.

You can find our list of approved courses on the ELCAS Website by logging in and searching for Workforce Skills Support.
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Level 3 NVQ's

603/0357/8      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations

QUALIFICATION TITLE
L3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations – All Pathways
OCCUPATION
Construction Contracting Operations
The Level 3 diploma in construction contracting operations is for site supervisors that want to show their competence in the area that they work, this NVQ is split into 7 pathways that candidates can choose from based on their current job role and competence.
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603/2881/2      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Demolition (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
L3 NVQ Diploma in Demolition (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Demolition Supervisor
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Demolition (Construction) Supervisor enables you to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work in Supervision within the construction industry.
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603/0645/2      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Formwork (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Formwork
OCCUPATION
Advanced Craft Card- Formworker
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Formwork enables you, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a specialist in handling, erecting, striking, constructing, maintaining and repairing complex and non-complex formwork within the construction industry.
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601/4766/0      Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
OCCUPATION
Supervisory Card - Construction Health and Safety Officer
The Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety ( Oh & s) has been designed for people who have an element of responsibility for health and safety in their workplace. Typical roles include Team Leader, Supervisor, Safety Representative, Manager, Head of Department or equivalent. It is a vocational qualification with no formal examinations.
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600/4243/6      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Work Supervision (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Supervisory Card - Occupational Work Supervisor
This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Work Supervision (Construction) Route is aimed at “Gangers” or “Working Supervisors” who are supervising small teams. You must hold a Level 2 NVQ in a trade or Provide evidence & experience of your job, with a supporting letter from your employer.
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601/8767/0      Level 3 Diploma in Plant Maintenance (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plant Maintenance (Construction)
OCCUPATION
Supervisory Card - Plant Mechanic / Construction Plant Maintenance and Repair
The NVQ in Plant Maintenance relates to mechanics / fitters who are working to inspect, maintain and service plant equipment within in a real workplace environment and an advanced supervisory role within the Construction environment and want to prove their competence
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601/6501/7      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)
OCCUPATION
​Advanced Craft - Bricklayer
The Level 3 NVQ in Trowel Occupations ( Bricklaying ) is for those undertaking works such as erecting and setting out complex masonry structures and other advanced crafts within the occupation.
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603/0670/1      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)
OCCUPATION
​Advanced Craft - Carpenter and Joiner, Shopfitting Bench Work, Shopfitting Sitefixer
The Level 3 NVQ in Wood Occupations is for those working in Carpentry and Joinery within an Advanced role in various areas such as Site Carpentry, Architectural, Wheelwrighting, Shopfitting Bench, Shopfitting Site, Structural Post and Beam, Timber Frame Erection and want to prove their competence.
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Level 4 NVQ's

601/4397/6      Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction) (QCF)
OCCUPATION
Supervisory Card - Construction Site Supervisor
The NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision diploma is a qualification for people who want a stepping stone into construction management roles. It’s aimed at current assistant supervisors and assistant managers who are looking to obtain a nationally recognised accreditation to prove their competency in their field of work and can help to move your career forward.
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601/5664/8     Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Supervising Lifts (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
L4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts
OCCUPATION
Lifting Operations Supervisor
The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts within the construction industry.
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603/5309/0     Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Licensed Asbestos Removal for Contract Managers

QUALIFICATION TITLE
L4 NVQ Diploma in Licensed Asbestos Removal for Contract Managers
OCCUPATION
Asbestos Removal
The qualification is intended for workers in the asbestos removal industry who are already supervisors and wish to progress their career, or who are experienced site managers in the construction industry and need to know about the management of asbestos removal. The objective of this qualification is to ensure that learners will know and understand the health and safety requirements that are relevant to asbestos removal, methods and procedures for removing asbestos and understand how to effectively manage the sites on which asbestos removal is taking place
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Level 5 NVQ's

601/7662/3     Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction)

QUALIFICATION TITLE
Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts
OCCUPATION
Lifting Operations Planner
The Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for individuals who specialise in planning the preparation of site and work activities and planning the lifting activities using cranes and/or lifting equipment to demonstrate their competence as an Appointed Person.
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Level 6 NVQ's

601/5028/2      Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management

QUALIFICATION TITLE
L6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management – All Pathways
OCCUPATION
Construction Site Management / Estimating / Buying / Planning / Surveying / General
This NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management is aimed at experienced managers within the construction industry who are not “site-based”. This route is suitable for Managers specialising in General Contract Management / Estimating / Buying / Planning / Surveying and wish to proved their competency.
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601/3051/9      Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management

QUALIFICATION TITLE
L6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management 
Pathway 1: Building and Civil Engineering
Pathway 2: Demolition
OCCUPATION
Site Manager
The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management is for those in a site management role looking to prove their competence. The qualification will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace; evaluating and confirming work methods in the workplace; and establishing dimensional control criteria in the workplace.
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603/3106/9      Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice

QUALIFICATION TITLE
ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice
OCCUPATION
​Construction Health and Safety Manager
The Level 6 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety ( Oh & s) has been designed for people who are responsible for health and safety in their workplace. Typical roles include Safety Representative, Manager, Head of Department or equivalent. It is a vocational qualification with no formal examinations.
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Level 7 NVQ's

603/0298/7      Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management

QUALIFICATION TITLE
Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management
OCCUPATION
Senior Construction Site Manager
The Level 7 Diploma in Construction Senior Management is aimed at senior managers in the construction industry working in a wide range of job roles and are involved in decision making within their organisation.
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