About this NVQ course

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Access & Rigging (Scaffolding) is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Learners are required to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in scaffolding. This qualification is suitable for practicing scaffolders.

This NVQ provides formal recognition of practicing as a scaffolder.

Q2W offer a nationwide NVQ service, made possible using our on-line NVQ portfolio Learning Assistant. Your NVQ will be assessed using the product of your work e.g. contract documents. Your knowledge will be assessed using professional discussion or written reflective account.

How much will my NVQ level 2 cost?

Price: £800.00 + VAT per delegate

Discounts may be available if colleagues working on the same site register with Q2W.

See regional zones for further price information.

NVQ Payment Terms

50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.

(Payment plans may be available upon request)

NVQ Entry Requirements

Learners must have successfully completed a tube and fitting Part 1 and 2 CISRS scaffolding course and must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the NVQ in scaffolding before enrolment.

How long will my NVQ take to complete?

An NVQ assessment plan will be agreed during your Initial NVQ assessment & NVQ Induction; a planned end date will be agreed. However, we would expect your NVQ qualification to be complete with sixteen weeks.

How is the NVQ qualification assessed?

Learning Assistant is the on-line NVQ portfolio used by Q2W. During the Initial assessment your assessor will identify the most appropriate optional units and provide advice and guidance regarding the range of evidence required. At this stage you will be introduced to Learning Assistant and uploading evidence for your NVQ. Feedback regarding your progress will be provided in a variety of ways: contact records transmitted using Learning Assistant, which also includes a % complete indicator. Your assessor will also maintain regular contact by phone, text message and email. Your assessor will provide support throughout the assessment process to ensure timely completion of your NVQ.

Industry recognition & benefits

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Scaffolding qualifies the holder to apply for the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS). However, aditional criteria must be met before your CISRS card can be issued: Training required: • COTS • CISRS Part 1 (Tube & Fitting) • CISRS Part 2 (Tube & Fitting) • NVQ Level 2 SCQF Level 5 • CISRS 1 Day Skills Test • CITB HS&E Test taken within 2 years (or accepted exemption) Please visit: http://cisrs.org.uk/cards/scaffolder-tube-fitting/ for further infromation. Q2W provide a full Information and guidance service to help you gain full CISRS reconition as a qualified scaffolder.


Q2W are a CITB, Approved Training Organisation (ATO) for NVQs.
What is a CITB ATO?
A CITB ATO is an organisation that provides construction training courses and qualifications to a defined and industry-agreed training standard. As an approved ATO, Q2W will upload your NVQ achievement to trigger an automated NVQ grant payment of £600.00 (subject to eligibility).
How do I claim my grant?
You can claim NVQ achievement grants if you’re an employer who is registered with CITB. This includes small employers (wage bill of less than £80k) who don’t have to pay the levy. https://www.citb.co.uk/grant/new-grants-scheme-2018/grant-scheme-rules/

CSCS Card Information

You will apply directly to CSCS for your card after you receive your NVQ certificate through the post from us. Link below for more information:


Course contents & units

NVQ level 2 in Access & Rigging/Scaffolding: Qualification Structure

Mandatory Units:

  1. Utilising Provision of Fall Protection Systems and/or Equipment in the Workplace
  2. Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  3. Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  4. Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
  5. Erecting and Dismantling Independent and Birdcage Scaffolds in the Workplace
  6. Erecting and Dismantling Mobile and Static Scaffold Towers in the Workplace
  7. 6 Erecting and Dismantling Cantilever Scaffolds in the Workplace
  8. Erecting and Dismantling Pavement or Roof Scaffolds in the Workplace


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Pay now to book this course. Select your regional zone for price information.
50% payment to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Access & Rigging (Scaffolding)
£800.00 GBP + VAT
Pay Now:
£400.00 GBP + VAT

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