About this NVQ assessment

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Floorcovering Occupations is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Learners are required to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience installing sheeting, cladding and rainwater goods to roofs and walls. This qualification is suitable for trades people responsible for laying carpets, vinyl and timber floorcoverings on:

  • Horizontal surfaces
  • Inclined surfaces
  • Stepped surfaces
  • Shaped/coved areas

This NVQ provides formal recognition of carpets, vinyl and timber floorcoverings.

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?

Prices start from: £950.00 + 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.

NVQ Entry Requirements

The potential learner must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the NVQ 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.

Q2W may be able to offer fast track options. Please contact our enquiries team direct for further information.

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 Floorcovering Occupations qualifies the holder to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) blue skill card (https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/skilled-worker/).


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.


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:


Assessment contents & units

NVQ Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Floorcovering Occupations: Qualification Structure

Mandatory Units:

  1. Assessing and Preparing Background Surfaces for Floorcovering in the Workplace
  2. Preparing and Fitting Underlays for Floorcoverings in the Workplace
  3. Setting Out for Laying Floorcoverings in the Workplace
  4. Surface Preparation to Receive Floorcoverings
  5. Assessing and Evaluating Conditions for Floorcoverings in the Workplace
  6. Confirming to General Safety in the Workplace
  7. Conforming to Efficient Working Practices in the Workplace
  8. Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
  9. Develop Customer Relationships

Plus, one from:

  1. Installing Textile Floorcoverings in the Workplace
  2. Installing Resilient Floorcoverings in the Workplace
  3. Installing Timber-based Floorcoverings in the Workplace

Pay Now

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 Floorcovering Occupations
£950.00 GBP + VAT
Pay Now:
£475.00 GBP + VAT

Enquire about this Assessment

If you'd like to find out more about this course, please call us on 01303 764 287, send a SMS to 07432 473 758, or fill out the form below.