This NVQ Level 2 Trowel course will provide a solid skillset to workers in the construction industry. It’s particularly focussed on Trowel Occupations – without which the industry as we know it would cease to be. The NVQ is a widely-recognised and respected qualification, which can be used to demonstrate the competence and professionalism of the learner to would-be employers.

Who is this NVQ Level 2 Trowel Course For?

Construction workers on a path toward a Blue CSCS Card or a Skilled Worker Card make a good match for this NVQ Level 2 Trowel course. To be enrolled, you’ll need to be in full employment, and at least sixteen years old.

Course Content

This NVQ follows the same structure as many others of this sort. You’ll find a core of mandatory modules, which provide essential skills common to a range of construction jobs. Then there are more specialised optional units, from which learners can gain additional credits. The mandatory units are:

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

Optional Units

The optional units are:

  • Erecting Thin Joint Masonry Structures
  • Maintaining Tile Roofing and Slate
  • Producing Internal Solid Plastering Finishes
  • Installing Drainage
  • Erecting Masonry Cladding
  • Finishing and Placing Non-Specialist Concrete
  • Maintaining and Repairing Masonry Structures
  • Producing External Solid Render Finishes.

Course Duration

From beginning to end, this NVQ Level 2 Trowel Occupations course will last 9-18 months.

Assessment / Examination

Trowel-working is a very practical skill – you’ll need to practice it in order to become proficient, and the best way to judge your proficiency is through observation. We will, however, assess you using other forms of evidence: the testimony of witnesses to your work, discussion with you, and a few written questions will all help us to carry out our assessment.

How to Enrol

Get in touch, either via our online contact form or by making a provisional booking online. From there, we’ll ask you to complete a short and informal interview and questionnaire to establish your suitability, and assign you an assessor