Frequently Asked Questions
How can I know you're a legitimate company and not scammers?
Up Level training centre is officially registered with the National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC) - CITB, - and is accredited by ProQual (Awarding Body) as NVQ assessment and training centre for construction-related qualifications.
This can be confirmed by contacting either organisation:
CITB, National Specialists Office
Suites 1 & 2 - Venture House
1st Floor, Bridge Business Park
674 Melton Road, Thurmaston
Tel: 0300 456 5549
ProQual AB Ltd
ProQual House, Westbridge Court
Annie Med Lane
East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15 2HG
Tel: 01430 423822
How can we guarantee 100% positive results?
Before invoicing and registering you with the Awarding Body, our assessor will carry out screening of your knowledge and overall work experience to confirm your ability to cover the assessment criteria for the qualification. The assessment cannot be completed without your participation; you must be motivated and be able to co-operate with the assessor to achieve the qualification.
How soon can I apply for a CSCS card?
The assessment timeframe might vary depending on circumstances of your employment status and ability to present evidence of your practice. Typically, you'll discuss all aspects of your circumstances with your assessor before commencing the course to confirm the completion date. Once you can agree on the realistic and achievable completion date, the assessment can start.
As an option, in the booking form on this website it is possible to select the Fast Track NVQ assessment package (check out the booking form options for more info).
Do I need to do CSCS H&S test once I have completed the NVQ course?
CITB has changed the test exemption rules, and, as of 2nd September 2019, all applicants who apply for the CSCS card with the NVQ Diploma are required to pass the CITB Health, safety and environment test. You can read more about this change by following this link: https://www.cscs.uk.com/about/faqs/?faq_category=983
Do I need to do CSCS H&S test to apply for a temporary Experienced Worker (red) CSCS card?
Yes, to apply for a temporary Experienced Worker (red) CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test which was completed within the last two years.
Can I register for the NVQ course without National Insurance number?
Yes, you can register for the course without NI number.
Can I skip levels and get higher NVQ level qualification?
Yes, you can skip levels as long as you can prove your competence in your field of expertise.
When can I expect my NVQ diploma?
Once your assessment is completed, and your portfolio submitted to the awarding body for the achievement, typical waiting time is 5-7 working days. The actual wait time might vary from case to case depending on awarding body's workload.
What discounts are available?
In cases when a group of people or a company commit to multiple (3+) assessment courses, our company is ready to discuss the potential discount offer.
Can I still do NVQ if I’m dyslexic or find myself being non-academic mind?
Yes, your grammar ability doesn’t affect the outcome of the NVQ assessment. The assessor will take into consideration your unique situation and will make up the assessment plan that suits your needs.