Level 2 NVQ in Formwork (Formwork Carpenter)

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The 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 as a competent Formwork Carpenter within the construction industry.


Blue CSCS Card

On completion of your NVQ qualification, along with passing the relevant CITB HS&E test (within the last 2 years), you will be able to apply for the blue CSCS skilled worker card. 

Level 2 Blue Card


L2 NVQ Diploma in Formwork (Formwork Carpenter)

Minimum Credit Value: 47

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 47 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 5 mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 47 | Units Required: 5

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
Credits: 5 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Fabricating and maintaining timber and proprietary formwork systems in the workplace
Credits: 17 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Erecting and striking timber and proprietary formwork in the workplace
Credits: 20 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