Steelfixing Occupations (2455)

Last Updated: 24 May 2017
This qualification is for learners who work or want to work as a steelfixer in the construction sector.  It is particularly relevant to learners who are going to work for large employers undertaking new development work.  A Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing is official recognition of the knowledge and skills needed to work in this area of the construction field. 
This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in steelfixing.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales – please check QiW website for available funding
  • Northern Ireland
  • Ireland
  • International

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
You will develop and practise the skills required for employment in steel fixing such as relevant health, safety and welfare in the workplace, and cutting, bending and prefabricating reinforcement steel to shape in the workplace.   
What Careers Can This Lead To?
This qualification will allow you to progress into a career as a Steelfixer or a related construction occupation. 
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver this qualification, new centres will need to gain both centre and qualification approval.

Centre staff should familiarise themselves with the structure, content and assessment requirements of this qualification and ensure that they have suitably qualified staff with occupational expertise, and appropriate resources. 

Level 2

Level 2 is ideal if you have some knowledge and basic skills working with steel - probably from a role where you work under supervision. You want recognition for your skills, giving you the chance to take on more responsibility.
What Careers Can This Lead To?
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations (Construction) (2455-02)
Last Registration Date: 28 Feb 2020 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations (Construction)

  • Accreditation No: 603/1168/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 48 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 160 - 160 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 480 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 28/02/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: TBC, please speak to your Account Manager for further information Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

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