Level 2 NVQ in Steel Erecting

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Level 2 Steel Erecting qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification, for those who specialise in steel erecting in the construction and engineering industries.


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L2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Erecting 

Minimum Credit Value: 48

Reference: 601/5675/2 

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 48 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 7 mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 48 | Units Required: 7

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Contribute to effective working relationships in steel erection
Credits: 3 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Work safely and minimise risk in steel erection
Credits: 4 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Identify and deal with hazards and emergencies in steel erection
Credits: 3 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Move structural steel sections under supervision
Credits: 8 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Install structural steelwork components
Credits: 14 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Work safely at height on steel structures
Credits: 8 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Assemble bolted joints in structural steelwork
Credits: 8 Level: 2 More info about this unit