Diploma in Wood Occupations
- are nationally recognised
- are based on the ConstructionSkills National Occupational Standards(NOS). The NOS, Assessment Requirements/strategy and qualification structure(s) are owned by ConstructionSkills.
The Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wood Occupations (Construction) (QCF), the Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) (QCF) and the Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) (QCF) have been approved as components for the ConstructionSkills Apprenticeship framework.
What is the purpose of this qualification?
These qualifications are appropriate for employees in the construction and built environment sector working across a broad range of areas. They are designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where learners are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction industry.
Who is the qualification for?
These qualifications are for all learners aged 16 and above who are capable of reaching the required standards.
Edexcel’s policy is that the qualifications should:
- be free from any barriers that restrict access and progression
- ensure equality of opportunity for all wishing to access the qualifications.
What are the benefits of this qualification to the learner and employer?
These qualifications allow learners to demonstrate competence against National Occupational Standards which are based on the needs of the Construction industry as defined by ConstructionSkills, the Sector Skills Council. As such they contribute to the development of skilled labour in the sector. Both the level 2 and level 3 qualifications may contribute towards the competence element of an Apprenticeship.
What are the potential job roles for those working towards this qualifications?
- Wood machinist.
What progression opportunities are available to learners who achieve this qualification?
These qualifications allow learners to demonstrate competence in wood occupations at a level required by the Construction and Built Environment industry. Learners can progress across the level and size of the Construction and Built Environment competence and knowledge qualifications and into other occupational areas such as Team Leading and Management.