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This course is designed to help steel fixing operatives build on their skills. This qualification is practical based, and offers a gateway to a number of exciting opportunities for progression, including supervisory and management qualifications.
Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for experienced Steel Fixing operatives who are working in the construction industry.
How is it assessed?
All evidence and assessments will be managed by the e-portfolio system - Learning Assistant.
Candidates will be assessed through a number of assessment methods. Evidence will be collated by both the assessor and the candidate through observations, professional discussions, witness testimonies and supporting documentary evidence.
Competence is proved by the assessor observing the candidate demonstrating that they carry out their normal work activities competently to the industry standard whilst complying with current legislation.
The assessor will work with the candidate to confirm that they have met the requirements of the units of the qualification.
The candidate must be assessed in a work environment - workplace evidence of skills can not be simulated.
Assessment methods used:
- Witness Testimonies
- Professional discussions
- Site evidence
- Photographic evidence
- Evidence of previous learning
- Knowledge Questions
Candidates must already be working in the construction industry as a Steel Fixer. Candidates must also be over the age of 19 as of August this 2020.
Industry Recognition and Benefits
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Fixing will enable the candidate to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) blue skill card (https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/skilled-worker/).
Achievement of this qualification provides opportunities to progress to further qualifications and training such as: such technical, supervisory and management qualifications.