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Withdrawal: NOCN L2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations (construction) & NOCN_Cskills Awards L2 Diploma in Steelfixing (Construction)

Ref : B21-54

Type : Withdrawal

Date : 1 July 2021

Which qualifications are being withdrawn?

The following Level 2 qualifications in sector 5.2 Building and Construction are being withdrawn as from 30 September 2021:


• NOCN Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations (Construction) (601/0953/1)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 Diploma in Steelfixing (Construction) (600/8789/4)

How could the withdrawal affect learners?

No learners will be disadvantaged as NOCN is offering equivalent Steelfixing qualifications.

What is the last date for registrations?

The last date for registrations for all qualifications listed will be 30 September 2021.

Will the existing qualifications be extended beyond the operational end date for registrations?

NO, NOCN will not be extending the operational end date for the withdrawn qualifications after 30 September 2021.

What is the last date for certifications?

The last date for certifications for all withdrawn qualifications will be 30 September 2024.

Are there replacement qualifications?

Yes, please see below the replacement qualifications.


1. NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing (Construction) (603/7588/7)
2. NOCN Level 2 Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations (Construction) (601/2022/8)