Level 2 NVQ in Demolition and Refurbishment Operative

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Demolition and Refurbishment Operative Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification, so you can work in Demolition within the construction industry.


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Demolition and Refurbishment Operative - On completion of the one-day Demolition and Refurbishment Operative Course, NVQ qualification, along with a valid Specialist Demolition Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Test, valid Asbestos Awareness Certificate (not e-learning), you will be able to apply for the Demolition and Refurbishment Operative Card.

Demolition Topman - On completion of the one-day Demolition Topman Course, NVQ qualification, along with a valid Specialist Demolition Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Test, valid Asbestos Awareness Certificate (not e-learning), you will be able to apply for the Demolition Topman Card.

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L2 NVQ Diploma in Demolition (Construction) - Demolition and Refurbishment Operative

Minimum Credit Value: 46

Reference: 603/7474/3

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 46 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 4 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 25 | Units Required: 4

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Removing and Segregating Components and Materials in Demolition and/or Refurbishment in the Workplace
Credits: 15 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
Credits: 5 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
Credits: 3 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 21 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Dismantling and/or Demolishing Masonry and/or Concrete Structures in the Workplace 25 2 More info
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace 3 2 More info
Dismantling and/or Demolishing Roofs and/or Cladding in the Workplace 25 2 More info
Dismantling and/or Demolishing Timber Structures in the Workplace 21 2 More info