Construction NVQ Levels 2 - 3

NVQ Level 2 in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying)

The NVQ Level 2 in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying) is a competency-based qualification is for those who work in the construction industry. The qualification is used to prove the competency of the learner in their current job role.

How long does it take to complete the NVQ?
The course length is dependant on how quickly the learner can gather the relevant evidence to complete the NVQ.

Who should enrol on to the Trowel Occupations NVQ?
Construction workers who are looking to gain their Blue CSCS Card or Skilled Worker Card.

Is the course accredited?
Yes, this course is accredited by ProQual or Pearson Edexcel.

Trowel Occupations

Delivery Options

NVQs are available to book over the phone or directly online by learners across the UK. Companies can also book learners onto NVQ on their behalf.

Once the learner has been enrolled onto the NVQ, they will be assigned an assessor who will support them throughout the process. Learners will attend an initial induction at the start of the process with the assessor. The assessor will help the learner gather all the evidence they need to complete the course and regularly check up on their progress.

Entry Requirements

The qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must be the age of 16 or over to enrol on an NVQ and must be in full employment as a Bricklayer.

If the learner is unsure on their suitability to the qualification, they can contact 3B Training via the enquiry form on this page. If we find that the learner would be better placed elsewhere, we would move them to a different NVQ.

Course Content

What does Level 2 NVQ in Trowel Occupations course cover?

The assessor will assess the learner on-site through a range of methods, such as professional discussions, written questions, witness testimonials, observations and evidence generated from the workplace. The NVQ course structure includes a set of mandatory units.

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Erecting Masonry Structures
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices
  • Setting Out Masonry Structures

To gain the required amount of credits, you can also choose from the selection of optional units. If you require any clarification on what each unit entails please contact the team.

Course Objectives

On completion of the qualification, the learner will be able to prove that they are knowledgable and qualified in their field.

What is Required to Pass the Level 2 NVQ in Trowel Occupations course?

The assessor requires the learner to gather all the relevant evidence for every unit of the NVQ to pass. Once the learner has completed every unit, the assessor will review the portfolio and provide any feedback. Once the learner has responded to the feedback and the assessor is happy, the portfolio is passed onto an IQA. The IQA will have the final decision on if the qualification is complete.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim £600, but they will need to make a manual claim themselves retrospectively. Find out how to claim here.

Further Development

Upon completion of the NVQ, the learner will be able to apply for their Blue Skilled Worker CSCS card. This card will show that the individual has the relevant knowledge to be conducting their role.

Construction Operatives should all have a basic level of training to ensure that they are safe on site. Learners may also want to complete the First Aid at WorkUKATA Asbestos Awareness and Manual Handling.


Next Available Courses

  • NVQ - Approx 3 - 18 months

    £950.00 + VAT

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