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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Cladding Operations (Construction) is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Learners are required to demonstrate skills, knowledge and experience in cladding operations. This NVQ provides formal recognition of practicing as a cladding operative and installing sheeting and cladding systems.

Course Content & Units

7 Units to be completed in total

All mandatory units to be completed:

1.  Preparing Resources for the Installation of Sheeting and Cladding Materials on Roofs and Walls in the Workplace

2.  Installing Sheeting and Cladding Systems on Roofs and Walls in the Workplace

3.  Installing Sheeting and Cladding Rainwater Goods on Roofs and Walls in the Workplace

4.  Confirming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

5.  Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

6.  Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

One optional unit to be completed:

7.  Refurbishing Sheeting and Cladding on Roofs or Walls or Rainscreen Systems in the Workplace
8.  Repairing Sheeting and Cladding Systems on Roofs and Walls (including Rainscreen) in the Workplace
9.  Installing Solar Collectors to Roofs in the Workplace

10. Preparing and Operating Ergonomic Manipulating Machines to Lift and Transfer Loads in the Workplace

11.  Preparing and Operating Scissor-type Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the Workplace

12. Preparing and Operating Boom-type Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the Workplace

13. Slinging and Hand Signalling the Movement of Suspended Loads in the Workplace

Industry Recognition & Benefits

This L2 Diploma qualifies the holder to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) blue card.

CSCS Card Information

You will apply directly to CSCS for your card after you receive your NVQ certificate through the post from us. Click the logo for more information

How much will my NVQ Level 2 cost?


This price includes assessment and training materials, the full training program online, Awarding Body (Pearson) registration/certification fees, ePortfolio registration and support and guidance throughout the qualification.

*Discounts may apply to multiple learners from the same company

*VAT is not applicable

How to apply for this course
  • What are the payment terms?
    50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.
  • What are the NVQ Entry Requirements?
    There are no formal entry requirements for the qualification; however, the potential learner must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the NVQ before enrolment.
  • How long will my NVQ take to complete?
    An assessment plan will be agreed during your Initial assessment/Induction and a planned end date agreed. However, we would expect your qualification to be complete with sixteen weeks.
  • How is the NVQ qualification assessed?
    Learning Assistant is the on-line NVQ portfolio. During the Initial assessment your assessor will identify the most appropriate optional units and provide advice and guidance regarding the range of evidence required. At this stage you will be introduced to Learning Assistant and uploading evidence. Feedback regarding your progress will be provided in a variety of ways: contact records transmitted using Learning Assistant, which also includes a % complete indicator. Your assessor will also maintain regular contact by phone, text message and email. Your assessor will provide sufficient support throughout the assessment process to ensure timely completion of your NVQ.

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If you want to work in construction, you are going to need a CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card providing assurance that you have acquired the necessary level of knowledge to operate safely on a construction site. It demonstrates that individuals have undertaken appropriate training and assists in demonstrating compliance with health and safety regulations. The holder of an NVQ will be able to apply for a CSCS card at the appropriate level.

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