NVQ in Trade Occupations


Our NVQ's are a competency-led qualification for the candidate that already works in the constructoin sector. The candidate will need to show that they have the relevant skills and knowledge for this qualification. This will be assessed in a real workplace environment by our qualified assessor. You will also need to provide the required evidence for each unit in the chosen NVQ. Our assessor will guide you through the entire process. 

Our NVQ's are accredited by SQA and NOCN. 

On successful completion of the NVQ we can apply for the relevant CSCS Card. You will also need to ensure that you have the relevant CITB HS&E test completed. We can arrange for this to be completed at one of our ITC centres. 

NVQ Assessments

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations 

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Formwork Occupations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations



Funding Available


If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.


If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.


The CITB Health, Safety & Environment test for Operatives consists of 50 multiple choice questions to be completed within 45 minutes. To Pass you need to answer at least 45 out of 50 questions correctly. To fully prepare for the test we recommend that you purchase the App from either the App Store or Google Play.