Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction)

Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction)

The SVQs 2 (Scottish Vocational Qualifications) Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction):

— all at SCQF level 5, allow candidates to demonstrate competence in job-related skills in their particular area of work and expertise.

The SVQs in Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction) cover areas such as health, safety and welfare, productive work practices, resources, preparing surfaces, applying liquid membrane systems, and repairing membrane roofing systems.

These qualifications have been designed in partnership with the sector skills council Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

These SVQs 2 at SCQF level 5 are re-accredited qualifications. They are available through employers and training providers.

Why deliver this qualification

SVQs are based on National Occupational Standards. SQA works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that National Occupational Standards (NOS) are relevant to the current and future needs of Scottish industries.

These qualifications are jointly awarded with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to ensure relevance to the sector.

Learners will gain an international recognised qualification which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully.  Employers will also benefit from their employees being proficient.

Assessment is carried out in the workplace and so minimises any time learners need to be away from their work.

These SVQs can be offered in any of the following modes:

  • full-time
  • part-time (eg day-release)
  • open and distance learning

Who does this qualification suit

These SVQs are suitable for:

  • learners who may have just left school
  • individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification
  • employees who wish to obtain short, continuing professional development courses

Access

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Candidates should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities which allow then to gather the required evidence.

No prior qualifications are required to undertake these qualifications, although experience in/knowledge of the subject would be an advantage.

Progression

These SVQ 2 awards could provide progression to:

  • an SVQ in Roofing Occupations (Construction) at SCQF level 6

Approval

Centres will have to come forward for approval and should contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

How to assess

For general information on how to assess these qualifications, please refer to the document Guidance on how to assess SVQs.   For detailed guidance on how to assess these particular SVQs, please refer to the Assessment Strategy.

Qualification content and delivery tools

Current

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

SVQ 2 Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction) Liquid Applied Membrane Roofing

Group Award Code: GJ77 22

SVQ 2 Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction) Reinforced Bitumen Membrane Roofing

Group Award Code: GJ78 22

SVQ 2 Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction) Single Ply Membrane Roofing

Group Award Code: GJ7A 22

The SVQ 2 qualifications in Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems (Construction) at SCQF level 5 consist of six mandatory Units each.

For details of the Units making up the SVQs, please refer to the Qualification Structures below:

 

National Occupational Standards

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.

Core Skills signposting

Awarding partnership arrangements

This award is jointly awarded with Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

Lapsing

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

SVQ Level 2 Applied Waterproof Membranes (Construction) Built Up Bituminous Roofing

Group Award Code G8DK 22

This qualification is now in its lapsing period and will finish on 31.07.2016.

Centres should note:

  • The qualification will be deleted from the relevant catalogue
  • The qualification’s content and delivery tools will remain on SQA’s website until 31.07.2016 at which point they will be removed and archived
  • No new centres may be approved to offer the qualification
  • No candidates can be entered for the qualification
  • Centres should ensure candidates complete the qualification and results are submitted to SQA before 31.07.2016

For details of the Units making up the SVQ, please refer to the Qualification StructureQualification Structure (195 KB)

National Occupational Standards

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.

Awarding partnership arrangements

This award is jointly awarded with CITB-CSKILLS & SBATC (SVQ)

Modern Apprenticeship

This SQA is also part of the Modern Apprenticeship in Construction-Civil Engineering and Specialist Sector L2

SQA also offers the following components of this Apprenticeship:

Unit Title

SCQF 4

Core Skills: Communication

F426 04

Core Skills: Numeracy

F42A 04

Core Skills: Information and Communication Technology

F42E 04

Core Skills: Problem Solving

F42J 04

Core Skills: Working with Others

F42N 04

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

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