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Steel Erector Level 3 NVQ

About this NVQ

Qualification title

Level 3 Diploma in Steel Erecting


Steel Erector
The Steel Erector Level 3 NVQ is a work-based, highly acclaimed qualification for steel erecting professionals. The qualification is completed on the job and does not require time away from work for training, making it a simple and convenient way for those who work in steel erecting to have their skills recognised.


CSCS Gold Skilled Worker Card

Mandatory Units

To achieve the qualification Candidates must complete all of the Mandatory units
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Frequently asked questions about Level 3 Diploma in Steel Erecting
What is the Level 3 Diploma in Steel Erecting?
The Level 3 Diploma in Steel Erecting is a vocational qualification that provides individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to work as a professional steel erector. It is designed to enhance their competence and expertise in steel erection and related activities.
Who is this diploma suitable for?
This diploma is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in steel erection or those who are already working in the industry and want to formalize their skills and knowledge. It is particularly relevant for steel erectors, steel fabricators, and construction workers involved in steel structures.
What are the entry requirements for the Level 3 Diploma in Steel Erecting?
The specific entry requirements can vary depending on the training provider or institution offering the diploma. Generally, applicants are expected to have a basic understanding of construction and engineering principles. To progress onto the Level 3 we require candidates to have prior experience in the steel erection industry ( preferably already hold the L2 Steel Erecting qualification).
How is the diploma assessed?
Assessment methods may include a combination of practical tasks, written assignments, on-site observations, and examinations. These assessments are designed to evaluate the candidate's knowledge, understanding, and practical skills in steel erection.
Can I apply for a CSCS card on completion?
Yes, You can be eligible for the CSCS Gold 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.
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