The Level 3 Award in Understanding Repair and Maintenance of Traditional pre-1919 Buildings has been developed for delivery in a training environment. This qualification is designed as a bridge between a level 2 craft occupation e.g. Decorative Finishing / Painting and Decorating and the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heritage Skills. This qualification provide them with knowledge of working with traditional skills used within pre-1919 buildings and to enable the learner to work within their chosen craft and gain work opportunities within the heritage sector of the construction industry.
This qualification comprises the 1 mandatory unit;
-Understanding Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Pre-1919 Buildings.
The Learner will learn key knowledge in:
- Repair and maintenance of traditional pre-1919 buildings
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 however, an understanding of construction techniques would be advantageous.
Learners undertaking this qualification typically progress onto the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heritage Skills. The qualification enables the learner to progress in their chosen trade area e.g. Bricklaying.
For further details on other qualifications available in this occupational area, see our Qualification Search on the NOCN website.
The Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.
Qualification Title: L3 Award in Understanding Repair and Maintenance of Traditional pre-1919 Buildings
Minimum Credit Value: 2
Total Qualification Time (TQT) for this qualification: 20
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: 14
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 2 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 1 mandatory unit.
The assessment requirement for this qualification is a multiple choice knowledge test. This qualification is not graded.
The knowledge assessment for this qualification is paper based. The test is externally set and marked, a multiple choice test where learners can choose one of four possible answers. The test covers the learning outcomes for the mandatory unit and confirms that the learning has been met.
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.
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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 (requires new website link)
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 tutors, assessors and internal quality assurers are able to demonstrate the following competencies:
Be subject matter experts, hold or be registered as working towards a recognised education and training qualification, have experience of delivering training within this subject area. The minimum expectation is that the level of competence of the tutor should be at the same level as the training that is to be delivered.
Be technically competent, have experience of carrying out assessment activities and hold, or be registered as working towards, a recognised assessing qualification. The minimum expectation is that the level of competence of the assessor should be at the same level as the qualification being assessed.
Any specific requirements are shown under the Assessment guidance and/or requirements section on each component.
Internal Quality Assurer Requirements
Each centre must have internal quality assurance policies and procedures in place to ensure that decisions made by assessors are appropriate, consistent, fair and transparent, and that they do not discriminate against any learner. The policies and procedures must be sufficient to secure the quality of the award, ensuring validity, reliability and consistency.
NOCN expects that an internal quality assurer is able to demonstrate the following competencies:
NOCN supports and recognises centres’ internal quality assurance systems which support the above; any system should include standardisation and sharing of good practice.
Centre staff may undertake more than one role, e.g. tutor, assessor or internal quality assurer, but they cannot carry out any quality assurance on work that they have previously assessed.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Centres are expected to support their staff, ensuring that their subject knowledge remains current and that their members of staff are up to date with regards to best practice in delivery, assessment and quality assurance.
Facilities and Resources
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 recognised status.
The external quality assurer will make regular visits to the centre. During these visits he/she will:
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Min Credits : 2
Description: To achieve this qualification a minimum of 2 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 1 mandatory unit.
Min Credits : 2
Description: The learner must achieve 2 credits from the unit in this group.
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