Construction industry NVQ Assessments throughout the UK
NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating Diploma
Work-based Assessment for Experienced Painters and Decorators
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After your successful completion, you'll be able to apply for a Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS card! *
NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating Requirements
The NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating assessment and training course covers those aspects that show the candidate's expertise and knowledge in relation to the general Health and Safety of the site. In other words, experienced practitioners should demonstrate the skills required in painting and decorating tasks, in the most efficient manner, while abiding by the construction site rules.
Erect and dismantle access/working platforms in the workplace
Prepare surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace
Apply paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace
The Painting and Decorating NVQ assessment is designed for professional painters and decorators who have sufficient expertise in their sector and the ability to demonstrate the required painting and decorating practical skills in accordance with the National Occupational Standards.
If you supervise a small group of occupationally related people on the construction site, you might want to consider the
NVQ Level 3 Supervisor
NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating Diploma
The NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating qualification is for you if you come with considerable experience in the real-world setting; you need to demonstrate your capability to earn the Painting and Decorating NVQ Level 2 Diploma.
By committing to start the NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating assessment program, you will be required to go through a series of performance assessments which are aimed at testing your knowledge in the field of expertise; these adhere to the standards recognised by the National Occupational Standards relevant to the work-related area. The evaluation will be done by an expert specialist who is qualified, as well as experienced, to provide you advice and assistance to accomplish the qualification successfully.
This assessment and training course allows you to demonstrate and identify your skills, experience, ability and knowledge to prove your proficiency in the actual work environment. This is to ensure that you are capable of performing painting and decorating tasks within the building sector in a safe and competent manner.
NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating 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 and dismantling access/working platforms in the workplace
Preparing surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace
Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace
NVQ Assessment Process
Normally, it takes 2 site visits to cover all the NVQ 2 painting and decorating assessment requirements; this might differ depending upon your ability, motivation and willingness to collaborate with the assessor.
Once you have applied for the painting and decorating NVQ assessment and training course, you're going to be assigned a dedicated assessor for your NVQ assessment who will provide support and guidance throughout the duration of your course. He will conduct the On-Site Assessment & Training (ASAT) program; this means no days are off-work for you . The assigned assessor is going to agree on a meeting at your workplace on the day and time convenient to you. Then, with your co-operation, he will decide on the assessment methods such as monitoring of your skills as well as oral questioning to gather the required set of evidence.
Before beginning the NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating course, you'll discuss all the aspects of your employment situation with the assessor to validate the assessment end date. When you both agree on a realistic assessment end date, the process can begin.
The assessment program may run up to six months however the timeframe can differ and vastly relies on the circumstances and your motivation levels to provide the assessor with the needed information for the NVQ Level 2 painting and decorating certification.
NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating Fast Track
It is possible to speed up the course by selecting the NVQ painting and decorating fast track option in the booking form on this website (check out the booking form options for more information).
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Do I need to do CSCS H&S test once I have completed the NVQ course?
To apply for a CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test, passed within the last two years.
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
How can I verify your company accreditation?
Up Level training centre is officially registered and accredited by several nationally recognised organisations such as National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC) - CITB Division, Pearson (Edexcel) and Open College Network West Midlands (OCN) as NVQ assessment and training centre for construction-related qualifications.
This can be verified independently by contacting either organisation:
CITB, National Specialist Accredited Centre (NSAC)
Norfolk, PE31 6RH
Tel: 0300 456 6447
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.
Can I fail the NVQ assessment?
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 work practice. Typically, you'll discuss all aspects of your circumstances with your assessor before commencing the course to confirm the potential 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).
Can I register for the NVQ course without National Insurance number?
Yes, you can register for the course without NI number.
When can I expect my NVQ Diploma/Certificate?
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. Our sales dep will release the certificate upon receiving the final payment.
* we might experience delays during pandemic outbreak period due to Awarding Body's reduced office admin capacity
Are any discounts 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.
* to apply for a CSCS card, you must have a valid H&S test, passed within the last two years