About this NVQ course

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing – Timber Frame Erection is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Learners are required to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in construction site carpentry. This qualification is suitable fortimber frame carpenters with advanced level skills.

This NVQ provides formal recognition of practicing as a timber frame carpenter.

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 3 cost?

Price: £975.00 + 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

There are no formal entry requirements for this NVQ qualification, however 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.

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 sufficient support throughout the assessment process to ensure timely completion of your NVQ.

Industry recognition & benefits

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations – Timber Frame Erectionqualifies the holder to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) gold card (https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/advanced-craft/).


Q2W are a CITB, Approved Training Organisation (ATO) for NVQs.
What is a CITB ATO?
A CITB ATO is an organisation which 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:


Course contents & units

NVQ level 3 in Wood Occupations – Timber Frame Erection: Qualification Structure

Mandatory Units:

  1. Confirming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  2. Confirming the Occupational Methods of Work in the Workplace
  3. Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
  4. Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  5. Erecting Timber Walls and Floors in the Workplace
  6. Erecting Timber Roof Structures in the Workplace
  7. Slinging and Hand Signalling the Movement of Suspended Loads in the Workplace
  8. Erecting Complex Roof Structure Carcassing Components in the Workplace
  9. Coordinating and Confirming the Dimensional Control Requirements of the Work 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 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Timber Frame Erection)
£975.00 GBP + VAT
Pay Now:
£487.50 GBP + VAT

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