The Level 2 Diploma in Building Maintenance, Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can progress onto further training at level 3 or on successfully completion of the level 2 progress into a job role in the workplace.
This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Maintenance Operative within the construction industry.
You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.
This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.
This qualification is graded.
This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales.
This can be taken alongside the following qualifications in contribution towards achievement of a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction Building -Maintenance Operations:
-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance, Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations
-Level 1 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities
For further information about the Construction Apprenticeship Frameworks, please see website: www.afo.sscalliance.org.
This qualification is supported by the Property Care Association (PCA).
This qualification comprises the following 12 mandatory units;
-Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
-Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
-Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
-Understanding construction technology
-Carry out masonry trade repairs
-Carry out painting and decorating trade repairs
-Carry out plastering trade repairs
-Carry out plumbing trade repairs
-Carry out wood trade repairs
-Carry out tiling trade repairs
-Carry out roofing trade repairs
-Develop customer relationships.
The learner will cover knowledge on three core subject areas:
-Health, safety and welfare
-Information, quantities and communication
The Learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:
-Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
-Developing customer relationships
-Carrying out masonry repairs
-Carrying out painting and decorating repairs
-Carrying out plastering repairs
-Carrying out plumbing repairs
-Carrying out wood repairs
-Carrying out tiling repairs
-Carrying out roofing repairs
There are no formal entry requirements to take this qualification. This qualification can be undertaken without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area.
On completion of this qualification you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level qualification in the same or similar occupational area or progress into employment in their chosen trade. For further details on other qualifications available in this occupational area, see our Qualification Search on the NOCN website. Industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.
Achievement of this qualification within an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Building – Site Carpentry could lead to a higher apprenticeship framework, if desired. This could include:
-Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Site Management:
-Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision
For further information about the Construction Apprenticeship Frameworks, please see website: www.afo.sscalliance.org.
The Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.
Qualification Title: NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 Diploma in Building Maintenance, Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations (Construction)
Minimum Credit Value: 84
Total Qualification Time (TQT) for this qualification: 840
An estimate of the total time it could reasonably be expected for a learner to achieve a qualification. TQT includes guided learning hours (GLH) plus an estimate of the time a learner is likely to spend in preparation, study or other learning activities as directed by but not under the immediate guidance of a lecturer, supervisor, or tutor.
Minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification: 681
The time a learner spends in activities under the immediate guidance or supervision of a lecturer, supervisor, or tutor. This includes assessment if under supervision.
To achieve this qualification a minimum of 84 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 12 mandatory units.
The assessment requirements set for this qualification are multiple choice knowledge tests and practical assignments.
Each of the qualification’s knowledge units will be graded pass, merit or distinction. These grades will then be aggregated into one overall qualification grade of pass, merit or distinction to apply to the overall qualification using an algorithm process built into our registration and certification system. The grading applies to the overall qualification and all elements must be passed to achieve the qualification.
Practical assignments have been developed for each individual unit, which gives you the flexibility to assess learners in the manner which best suits you. This gives you the option to sign learners off on a unit-by-unit basis to aid with retention and recognise every learner’s achievements.
These practical assignments have been designed so that certain units are able to be delivered together, however others should be delivered in isolation. Ultimately your learners’ will cover all of the skills learning outcomes and assessment criteria for all of the units.
They are designed to be taken within a simulated construction environment, away from the stresses and distractions experienced on a real site. They are practical assignments that are to be taken within a set period of time. The assignments can be delivered by single unit, several units at a time or at the end of the whole qualification. The assignments are to be monitored and marked by the trainers.
The knowledge assessment is designed to be taken on a computer using the NOCN Cskills Awards online testing platform. However paper testing is also available. The tests are externally set and marked multiple choice tests where learners can choose one of four possible answers. The tests cover the learning outcomes for each unit and measures that they have been met. Testing can be by single unit, several units at a time or all the units at the end of the whole qualification.
Assessments designed by centres must be accessible and inclusive and the assessment methodology must be appropriate for individual assessment, giving due consideration to any assessment requirements attached to individual components.
If you are a NOCN Recognised Centre and have learners with particular requirements, please see the NOCN Reasonable Adjustment and Special Considerations Policy and Procedure found on the NOCN website at www.nocn.org.uk
This policy gives clear guidance on the reasonable adjustments and arrangements that can be made to take account of disability or learning difficulty without compromising the assessment criteria.
The NOCN Centre approval process requires the centre to hold policy statements on Equal Opportunities, Diversity and Disability Discrimination which will be reviewed by NOCN. Please refer to the NOCN Quality Assurance Manual for further details.
Recognising Prior Learning is an assessment process that recognises learning that has its origins in a learner’s experience and/or previous formal and informal learning contexts. This includes knowledge and skills gained within school, college, university and outside formal learning situations such as through life, employment, apprenticeships and other work experiences.
NOCN is committed to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and has developed a policy and procedures to inform and support Centres. This is available on the NOCN website at www.nocn.org.uk.
In order to gain and retain NOCN qualification approval status, centres must continue to meet the required standards of NOCN regarding internal management and systems, delivery staff, resources and equipment, assessment and training, internal quality assurance and external assessment arrangements. Each requirement is detailed as one of NOCN’s Approval Criteria.
For a full list of NOCN Approval Criteria, as well as further guidance and support in meeting that criteria, please refer to the NOCN Quality Assurance Manual, available on the NOCN website under the ‘Help & Support’ section.
Centre Staff Requirements
As part of the requirement to deliver this qualification, the Centre staff involved with the delivery, assessment and quality assurance of the qualification must have a demonstrable level of expertise. NOCN expects that all Tutors/Trainers, Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers are able to demonstrate that they have the relevant occupational knowledge and experience to perform their role.
Tutor/Trainer and Assessor Requirements
A Tutor/Trainer includes anyone within your Centre who is facilitating the training to learners in any environment e.g. tutor, trainer, teacher, coach, facilitator.
A Tutor is not required for NOCN NVQ qualifications, but is required for construction training diplomas.
All construction qualifications require an Assessor. For training diplomas, an individual can perform both roles of Tutor/Trainer and Assessor, where they meet the individual requirements for both. Tutors/Trainers and Assessors are not able to perform the role of the Internal Quality Assurer for cohorts where they have delivered training or assessment.
All Tutors/Trainers and Assessors must:
Any specific assessment/training requirements are detailed under the Assessment guidance and/or in the requirements section of each unit.
Internal Quality Assurer Requirements
All construction qualifications must be internally quality assured by an appropriately qualified and experienced IQA. Each Centre must have a quality system which ensures that decisions made by assessors are appropriate, consistent, fair and transparent, and that they do not discriminate any learner. The quality system must ensure the quality of the award, ensuring validity, reliability and consistency.
Further guidance regarding the requirements of a Centre’s quality system is detailed within the Quality Assurance Manual.
All Internal Quality Assurers must:
Resources and Equipment
For training diplomas, centres must have the resource available for the assessment and training requirements as set out by the relevant health and safety acts. There should be adequate provision of physical resources to support the learning and meet the requirements of the qualification/training.
Please refer to the specific resources and equipment specification for each individual training diploma.
Once recognised as a Centre, NOCN will allocate an External Quality Assurer. The External Quality Assurer will have ongoing responsibility for monitoring the Centre’s compliance with the requirements of Centre approval status.
The External Quality Assurer will make regular visits to all centres. During these visits they will:
• Monitor the Centre’s compliance with the Centre approval criteria by reviewing course documentation, meeting managers, tutors, internal quality assurers, learners, and administrative staff.
• Review the standard of the Centre’s assessment and internal quality assurance practices and decisions to determine whether all assessment requirements are met to support safe and valid claims for certification.
Refer to the NOCN Quality Assurance Manual for further information on the External Quality Assurance process.
If you are already recognised to offer NOCN qualifications and would like more information about offering these qualifications, please contact: email@example.com, alternatively use Horizon to add the qualification to your Centre.
If you are interested in offering these qualifications, but are not yet a NOCN Approved Centre and would like more information about becoming a NOCN centre and offering these qualifications please see Become a Registered Centre on our website https://www.nocn.org.uk/customers/nocn-centres/ and click Become a Centre.
Min Credits : 84
Description: To achieve this qualification a minimum of 84 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 12 mandatory units.
Min Credits : 84
Description: The learner must achieve 84 credits from the units in this group.
|Carry out masonry trade repairs
|Carry out painting and decorating trade repairs
|Carry out plastering trade repairs
|Carry out plumbing trade repairs
|Carry out roofing trade repairs
|Carry out tiling trade repairs
|Carry out wood trade repairs
|Develop customer relationships
|Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
|Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Associated Industries
|Understanding construction technology
|Understanding information, quantities and communication with others