What is Formwork – Level 2 NVQ?
Formwork – Level 2 NVQ is a vocational qualification designed to assess the competence of individuals in the construction industry who work with formwork systems. The qualification covers a range of topics related to formwork, including planning and preparing work, setting up and dismantling formwork systems, and maintaining and repairing formwork.
Who is this NVQ for?
Formwork – Level 2 NVQ is for individuals who work with formwork systems in the construction industry and want to demonstrate their competence in this area. It is suitable for those who are new to the industry as well as those who have some experience but want to gain a formal qualification.
What are the entry requirements for this NVQ?
There are no specific entry requirements for Formwork – Level 2 NVQ, but candidates should have some experience of working with formwork systems in the construction industry.
How is this NVQ assessed?
Formwork – Level 2 NVQ is assessed through a combination of on-site assessment and evidence gathering. An assessor will visit the candidate in the workplace and observe them carrying out a range of tasks related to formwork. The assessor will also review the candidate's portfolio of evidence, which should include photographs, witness statements, and other documentation.
What can I do with this NVQ?
Formwork – Level 2 NVQ is a recognised qualification in the construction industry and demonstrates that you have the skills and knowledge to work with formwork systems. It can lead to a range of job opportunities in the construction industry, including roles such as formwork carpenter or formwork supervisor.
Can I apply for a CSCS card on completion?
Yes, You can be eligible for the CSCS Blue Skilled Workers card, as long as you have completed the relevant Operative Health and Safety Test within 2 years of applying for the card. Please contact Workforce Skills Support for further CSCS Experienced and Trainee card information.