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October 4, 2018

The power of an NVQ Diploma in Construction

It has never been a more important time to upskill yourself and your workforce

With the CLC (Construction Leadership Council) decision firmly establishing NVQ standards across all UK construction trades and with the uncertain times after Brexit, all the contractors will have to focus on obtaining a formal qualification for their already-skilled staff involved in the Construction Industry.

CLC’s decision: The minimum standard for skilled occupations is an NVQ Level 2 qualification relevant to the occupation plus a separate health and safety element.

What is an NVQ and how can I get it?

A National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in construction is a qualification designed for existing skilled trades in construction industry, which requires a formal qualification to attest their skills and expertise, accredited by Ofqual.

You can simply apply for any of our approved NVQ training & assessment programmes at https://cdc.college/apply

What’s the benefit?

The benefit of achieving an NVQ qualification in your specific trade/occupation in construction, is that demonstrates your competency and expertise across your role and it can also take you places. For example, the NVQ Level 7 Diploma in Construction Senior Management leads to MCIOB (Membership of the Chartered Institute of Building).

All of these NVQs provides access to the CSCS Cards Scheme.

What’s the process?

You’ll be professionally assessed by one of our assessors which will, anytime convenient to you, come and see you at work, on your construction site, how you ‘outperform’ – you are not required to sit any formal exams.

We’ll tailor and agree on your assessment plan and dates prior to your site visits. Therefore, you’ll not be required to attend to any classrooms or workshops to achieve your goal with us.

Can I be assessed anywhere in the UK?

Yes. We cover nationwide and can visit you anywhere in the UK.

Can I pay for my NVQ in installments?

Absolutely. We also provide tailored payment plans for our candidates.

What happens if I cannot complete my assessment process?

You’ll be allocated a period of 12 months from registration to complete the assessment process and supply the required evidence to your assessor.

To find out more, you can always call CDC on 020 8349 8002 or info@cdc.college where we’ll get back to you in 24 hours.


Assessments & Training. On-Site and Off-Site. Online and Offline. Since 2015
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January 2, 2020

CDC Awarded Approved Status for Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC)

CDC are absolutely delighted to confirm that we’ve been awarded ‘Approved Learning Provider’ status by the Minstry of Defence (MOD) […]

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December 6, 2019

Success for CDC at London Build 2019

We have enjoyed some great exposure at this year’s London Build Exhibition organised at the Olympia London, on 27 – 28 […]

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August 28, 2019

CDC will be exhibiting at London Build 2019

Construction Development Centre Ltd will be exhibiting at London Build, the leading construction and design show for London, being held […]

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June 18, 2019

CSCS to end NVQ exemptions for CITB HS&E Test from 2 September 2019

The CSCS skills card scheme is ending an exemption to the CITB health, safety and environment test following the consultation […]

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June 14, 2019

We have chosen WoRC to be our partner charity this year

CDC is delighted to sponsor WoRC – Work Rights Centre, a registered charity dedicated to ending in-work poverty by helping […]

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April 27, 2019

New Qualification Checking System launched by the ECS and City & Guilds

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) certifies the skills of electrotechnical workers across the UK. Holding an ECS card proves your qualification status, […]

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