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Supervising Licensed Asbestos Removal – Level 3 NVQ

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Qualification title

Level 3 NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos


Asbestos Supervisor
Asbestos removal supervisors with experience working in the role can gain recognition of competence by gaining a Level 3 NVQ qualification. It 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.


CSCS partner card scheme (Asbestos Removal Supervisor Cards)

Mandatory Units

To achieve the qualification Candidates must complete all of the Mandatory units

Optional Units

candidates must complete two of the optional units
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Frequently asked questions about Level 3 NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos
What is an NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos?
An NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) in Supervising Licensed Asbestos is a professional qualification designed for individuals who supervise or manage work involving licensed asbestos materials. It provides the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and best practices in the safe handling, removal, and disposal of asbestos.
Who is the NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos suitable for?
The NVQ is suitable for individuals who work in roles such as site supervisors, project managers, or contract managers where they are responsible for overseeing asbestos-related activities. It is specifically designed for those who work with licensed asbestos, which requires a higher level of expertise and control measures compared to non-licensed asbestos work.
What are the entry requirements for the NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos?
The specific entry requirements may vary depending on the training provider, but generally, applicants should have relevant industry experience in asbestos-related work. It is recommended to have already completed the NVQ L2 Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction) – Licensed Asbestos or possess equivalent qualifications.
How is the NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos assessed?
Assessment for the NVQ is primarily based on the candidate's performance in the workplace. It involves gathering evidence of the candidate's skills, knowledge, and competence through on-the-job observations, work-based projects, professional discussions, and the creation of a portfolio of evidence. The assessment process is usually carried out by a qualified assessor from an accredited training provider.
Are there any formal exams for the NVQ in Supervising Licensed Asbestos?
No, the NVQ does not typically involve formal written exams. The assessment is based on practical, work-based evidence and the compilation of a portfolio that demonstrates the candidate's competence and understanding of the required skills.
Can I apply for a CSCS card on completion?
Yes, You can be eligible for the CSCS partner card scheme (Asbestos Removal Supervisor Cards), as long as you have Passed the CITB HS&E Test (Supervisory) within the previous 2 years of applying for the card or hold a valid CCNSG Safety Passport. Please contact Workforce Skills Support for further CSCS Experienced, Trainee card information and other training requirements needed prior to making card application.
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