Level 3 NVQ in Formwork

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, to work as a specialist in handling, erecting, striking, constructing, maintaining and repairing complex and non-complex formwork within the construction industry.


CSCS Gold Card

On completion of your NVQ qualification, along with passing the relevant CITB HS&E test you will be able to apply for the CSCS Advanced Craft Gold Card.

CSCS Advanced Craft


L3 NVQ Diploma in Formwork

Minimum Credit Value: 99

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 99 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 8 mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 99 | Units Required: 8

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
Credits: 5 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
Erecting and Striking Timber and Proprietary Formwork for Complex Structures in the Workplace
Credits: 23 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Credits: 8 Level: 5 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Constructing, Maintaining and Repairing Complex Timber and Proprietary Formwork in the Workplace
Credits: 20 Level: 3 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
Unit Description
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Credits: 11 Level: 3 More info about this unit