Provided that you are already an experienced joiner who has spent at least five years in your trade, you don’t have to invest a great amount of time and money into acquiring an NVQ Level 2. In fact, you can simply book our Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) – Site Carpentry QUA900 via the one-day Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA) route.
Yes, you read that correctly; you really do only need to spend a single day at our training and assessment training centre if you arrive ready to start at 7:30am. We will then be able to complete the entire NVQ carpentry assessment before finishing the day at about 4pm.
What is the EWPA route?
It isn’t only our carpentry and joinery NVQ Level 2 courses for which the EWPA pathway is an option. Indeed, this NVQ assessment route was devised so that seasoned workers could achieve their NVQ Level 2 in their relevant trade by simply undergoing a practical assessment, and we also have EWPAs available in such fields as wall and floor tiling, bricklaying and plastering.
This route enables you to have the skills that you have gained in your trade over the years assessed in a single day, or no longer than two days if required. As long as you pass this assessment, you will then have the qualification that you need to attain the blue skilled worker CSCS card.
We’ll ensure that you can get on with your professional life
With its three mandatory units covering general workplace safety, efficient work practices and the movement and handling of resources, together with any three of a series of other units addressing such subjects as the installation of components and the maintenance of non-structural carpentry work, our Site Carpentry QUA900 EWPA route is an extensive, but swift one.
All parts of the NVQ – including witness testimonies, the practical assessment, professional discussion and direct questioning – must be completed to the necessary standard if you are to attain this qualification. But once you have, you will be able to immediately get back on site earning a wage.
In fact, if you aren’t able to get on site right now and are therefore out of work, we aim to complete this assessment within two weeks from when you first get in touch with us. Once you have paid your deposit for this course, we can get you registered and you will be able to apply for and gain a temporary card lasting for six months until you complete the EWPA.
We hold NVQ EWPAs every week, even over weekends – so why wait any longer to make this next crucial step in your carpentry career? We’re among the UK’s most trusted training centres for carpentry & joinery NVQ Level 2 courses – so don’t hesitate to call our professional and friendly team today on 01274 682199, or to complete and submit our simple contact form.