Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Construction and Civil Engineering Operations

The qualification will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as general health, safety, and welfare, conforming to productive working practices and moving, handling and storing resources. Learners can specialise in installing, maintaining, and removing work area protection.

This qualification covers the following areas :

  • installing drainage
  • non-structural concreting

This qualification may be available through employers, training providers and colleges. and may be offered in England and Wales.

Qualification structure

General Construction

To gain the qualification, learners must achieve mandatory core units plus Group A, plus either Group B or Group C.

Please refer to the qualification structure (105 KB) for more information

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How to assess

Ongoing course assessment will apply. Each unit specification gives detailed information on the assessment criteria, assessment (evidence) requirements and guidance on instruments of assessment for the unit.

The qualification is assessed by completing a portfolio of evidence which details what the learner has completed at work. This can be gathered through observation, professional discussion, witness testimony or supporting documentary evidence. The assessor can work alongside the learner to confirm that they have met the requirements of the qualification and that they are therefore competent in their role.

Competence is displayed through the assessor observing the learner demonstrate that they can carry out their normal work activities competently and to the industry standard and comply with current legislation and company procedures.

The assessment process will ensure that the learner can complete the tasks that they have been directed to undertake and that they can interpret the instructions correctly. They will demonstrate that they can select the appropriate resources for the tasks and can complete them within the given timescales and specifications.

Learner portfolio