Free scaffolding NVQ training up for grabs

Grant Prior 14 years ago
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Scaffolding contractors are being urged to apply now if they want to make the most of a limited number of free NVQ assessment places at the National Construction College (NCC).

Companies based in Greater London have until the end of the year to apply for a free assessment. But the National Construction College is calling on businesses to book now to prevent losing out, due to the funding only covering a limited number of assessments.  There are also a limited number of free scaffolding NVQ assessments available outside of the Greater London area.

Andy Walder, Director at the National Construction College, said: “This funding will enable those who have completed their scaffolding part 1 and 2 training to be assessed at NVQ level, helping to qualify the industry.” Upon successful completion of the NVQ assessment scaffolders can then apply for their experienced workers card.

Walder added: “It is essential for those working within the scaffolding industry to be fully trained and qualified to ensure the safety of themselves and their workforce. However, in the current economic climate it is more important than ever for workers to be able to prove that they have the right skills to carry out their jobs successfully by being NVQ qualified”.

The funding is also available for NVQ assessments in other construction trades at the NCC.

For more information about the NVQ assessment funding or the training available at the National Construction College please call 0344 994 4433 or visit www.nationalconstructioncollege.co.uk.

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