Level 2 NVQ in Fenestration Installation

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The NVQ Fenestration Installation qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification, for those that install and maintain windows, doors and conservatories.


CSCS Q-Card

GQA's Q-Card is a partner card scheme for CSCS, having sole responsibility for the Glazing/Fenestration and Glass related industries, replacing the CSCS Construction Related Occupations (CRO) Card. If you require a Q-Card you can find more information on their website.


Q Card Essential Site Skills CSCS


L2 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation

Minimum Credit Value: 40

Reference: 500/7825/2 & C00/0196/6

Candidates should achieve all 4 mandatory units, plus a minimum of 11 credits from group A of the optional units, a minimum of 8 credits from group B and a minimum of 3 credits from group C and a minimum of 3 from group D. This makes the minimum credit value of the qualification 40 credits.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 15 | Units Required: 4

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Communicating and Working with Others in the Glass and Related Working Environments
Credits: 3 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Identify and Confirm Installation Requirements in Glass and Related Work
Credits: 4 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Locate, Transport, Handle and Position and Materials and Components in Fenestration Installation
Credits: 4 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Maintain Health and Safety in the Fenestration Installation Working Environment
Credits: 4 Level: 2 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 25 | Units Required: 6

Title Credits Level More info
Group A - Install Glass and / or Panels into Windows and Doors 4 2 More info
Group A - Prepare and Position Window and Door Units Ready for Installation 3 2 More info
Group A - Prepare and Shape Fenestration Installation Products and Materials 5 2 More info
Group A - Prepare the Site, Equipment and Tools for Fenestration Installation 4 2 More info
Group A - Remove Existing Windows and Doors and Prepare Apertures 8 2 More info
Group B - Install Conservatories 14 3 More info
Group B - Install Windows and Doors 8 2 More info
Group C - Maintain / Repair Windows and Doors or Conservatories 6 3 More info
Group C - Post Windows, Doors or Conservatories Installation Activity 3 2 More info
Group D - Understanding the Building Regulations in the Fenestration Industry 3 3 More info
Group D - Knowledge of building regulations in the installation of windows and doors 4 2 More info