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NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)

Ref : B20-13

Type : New Approval

Date : 3 February 2020

12 Week Notification:

NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)

Dear Colleague,

As part of our commitment to provide qualifications in line with industry requirements we regularly review all qualifications across all occupations.

A review has been made via the CITB Standards Setting Body (SSB) on the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) qualification and therefore we wish to inform you of the changes as shown below.

The above qualification has been replaced with a new Qualification with a new Ofqual Portal reference and the following changes have been applied:

• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) (600/7358/5) to be replaced with -

– NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) (603/5460/4), available as from 1 May 2020.


Bricklaying:


Unit changes that sit in the Mandatory/Optional Group, as listed below:

Unit40: Erecting masonry structures in the workplace – updated to a version 3, GLH now 150

Unit41: Setting out to form masonry structures in the workplace – updated to a version 3, GLH now 113

Unit42: Erecting masonry cladding in the workplace – updated to a version 3, GLH now 110

Unit44: Erecting thin joint masonry structures in the workplace – updated to a version 3, GLH now 117

Unit50: Repairing and maintaining masonry structures in the workplace – updated to a version 3, GLH now 133

Unit225: Placing and compacting concrete in the workplace – updated to a version 2, GLH now 37

New unit: Unit 810 - Installing and forming specialist masonry elements in the workplace, GLH 140

GLH for this qualification increases from 244 to 334

Units removed from structure:

QCF45: Place and finish non-specialist concrete
QCF47: Maintain slate and tile roofing
QCF66: Produce internal solid plastering finishes
QCF67: Produce external solid render finishes

The existing qualification will close for registrations on 30 April 2020 and the Achievement and Certification dates will expire 30 April 2023 to allow anyone previously registered to achieve and be certificated before the old qualification is officially withdrawn.

• Quartz web, Horizon, Website and Skillsfile will be updated accordingly with the new amendments and the qualification structure is attached in the DOWNLOADS tab on the website for the qualification - NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) qualification, with the changes for your information.


• Also attached in the DOWNLOADS tab on the website, is the new unit versions with the changes highlighted, for your perusal.


If you have any questions please contact your dedicated customer co-ordinator on:


0300 999 1177 (select option 5, then 1)

Kind regards,

NOCN

Qualifications Related to this Bulletin
Title Sector Level Reference
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/7358/5