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NVQ Level 2 Passive Fire Protection Diploma (FireStopping)

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for Experienced Fire Stoppers

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NVQ Level 2 Passive Fire Protection Diploma (FireStopping) allowing to apply for a Skilled Worker (Blue) cscs card
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NVQ Level 2 Passive Fire Protection (Fire Stopping) Requirements

The NVQ Level 2 Passive Fire Protection (Fire Stopping) assessment and training course has been carefully designed for skilled passive fire stoppers that have sufficient expertise in their sector and those that are capable of demonstrating the necessary passive fire protection expert knowledge, according to the National Occupational Standards.

NVQ Level 2 Passive Fire Protection
NVQ Level 2 Passive Fire Protection
Assessment type Work-based assessment
Prev. experience Required
Price See the booking form below
Dedicated assessor Yes; with a direct contact number
Assessment timescale 2+ months
Fast Track assessment 3-8 weeks guaranteed (optional)
Guidance & support Yes; we're here to help
Classroom attendance No; it's work-based assessment
Remote Assessments Yes (Video, Photos, Zoom, Teams)
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Exams No

A skilled passive fire stopper should have the required skills to:

  • identify and safely use the access equipment such as podium, tower or scissor lift
  • achieve the required fire rating according to specifications

The NVQ Level 2 firestopping assessment and training course must contain sufficient proof to show that the learner has a clear understanding of the general H&S rules. Thus, an experienced passive fire stopper must demonstrate the ability and knowledge to carry out the appropriate tasks in a safe manner, according to the general site guidelines.

To achieve the firestopping NVQ , you should be able to carry out any two of the following (in no particular order):

  • firestop walls/floors using compound or fire batt and mastic
  • apply intumescent coatings to surfaces using brush or roller
  • install encasements around service pipes, columns or steel beams
  • apply non-reactive spray coatings
  • install cavity barriers
  • erect fire-resisting walls and linings (partitions)
  • erect fire-resisting ceilings
  • install fire-resisting timber doorsets
  • install fire-resisting ductwork systems
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