NVQ Level 2 Formwork (Shuttering)

This qualification is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Candidates must show their abilities, understanding, and past experiences at the construction site for the selected track. This qualification is suitable for practising formwork.

How can I earn an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Formwork?
The assessment is based on four, five or potentially six assessment methods:

Direct observation – an assessor will come to observe you at work. Visits are scheduled according to your availability.

Written questionnaire – when we come to the first visit we will print your tutorials and you will have to answer in writing about 50 theoretical questions. This is what you will do during your time, once you are done you will send the answers to us and we will attach them to the protocol. We will provide guidance, but the answers must be yours.

Professional discussion – if you do not want to cover the theoretical questions in writing, we can organize a recorded discussion between you and the assessor where they will be covered. It lasts between 1 and 2 hours and should be planned a little in advance (the assessor will make a discussion plan, send it to you and then you will set a convenient day for both). This can take place on your site or at our office

Evidence – that attests professional competence:

  • 1 – 2 method statements.
  • 1 – 2 daily briefings.
  • Induction.
  • 1 – 2 toolbox talks.
  • 1 near-miss report.
  • 3 – 4 installation drawings.
  • 1 – 2 equipment inspections.
  • 1 user manual of the tools or any similar specification.

The list is not exhaustive, in principle, any document related to your work can be attached to the portfolio.

Entry Conditions:
There are no official entry conditions for this qualification. But, you must prove that you have the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience for the NVQ before signing up.

Required Units:
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

If you have level 1, we can use that diploma in the process of recognition of prior learning – it would cover a unit of the level qualification.

Completion of this NVQ will allow you to apply for a Blue CSCS Trade card.

The duration of an NVQ Assessment will be agreed upon during your Initial assessment & Induction.
However, we would expect your NVQ qualification to be complete within 12 weeks.

Secure your place for this qualification NVQ Level 2 Formwork (Shuttering)



6-8 weeks


Site Assessment


Your Workplace



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