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Qualification Overview

Total Qualification Time (TQT)
Award Code
Minimum Age
Level 2
Registration Start Date

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a Bricklayer 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 assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units:

-Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
-Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
-Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
-Erecting Masonry Structures in the Workplace
-Setting Out Masonry Structures in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:
-Erecting Masonry Cladding in the workplace
-Erecting thin joint masonry structures in the workplace
-Placing and Finishing Non-Specialist Concrete in the Workplace
-Maintaining Slate and Tile Roofing in the Workplace
-Repairing and Maintaining Masonry Structures in the Workplace
-Installing Drainage in the Workplace
-Producing Internal Solid Plastering Finishes in the Workplace
-Producing External Solid Render Finishes in the Workplace.