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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Steel Erecting

What does the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting cover?


The aim of the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting is to develop and recognise the knowledge, skills and competence of individuals who specialise in steel erecting in the construction and engineering industries.


  • Contribute to effective working relationships in steel erection

  • Work safely and minimise risk in steel erection

  • Identify and deal with hazards and emergencies in steel erection

  • Prepare structural leads for moving and installing

  • Move structural steel sections

  • Install structural steelwork components

  • Work safely at height on steel structures

  • Assemble bolted joints in structural steelwork


Candidates may also complete any of the following additional units, however, completion of these are not required:


  • Determine technical requirements for steel erecting

  • Determine resource requirements for steel erecting


Who is the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting aimed at?


The Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting aimed at individuals that want to develop the technical skills, knowledge and understanding related to job roles in steel erecting.


How can the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting help progress my career?


Candidates that successfully complete the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting are able to pursue careers as specialists in steel erecting or in supervisory and management positions within the construction and engineering industries


Upon successful completion of the qualification, candidates are able to apply for:


The CSCS Gold Card

For more information on the CSCS Gold Card, please click here (LINK TO CSCS GOLD CARD PAGE)


Successful candidates often choose to pursue other advanced qualifications such as:

  • Level 3 NVQ diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (LINK)

  • Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (LINK)


What are the entry requirements for the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting?


There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting but candidates must have the potential and opportunity to gain this qualification successfully.


Our assessors will carry out an initial assessment of each candidate’s skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.


How is the Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting assessed?


The Level 3 NVQ Diploma Steel Erecting is competence-based meaning that candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the units.


Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. The qualifications will be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with the ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment, as well as being assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.


Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of

the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit. Evidence can include:

  • Observation report by assessor

  • Assignments/projects/reports

  • Professional discussion

  • Witness testimony

  • Candidate product

  • Worksheets

  • Record of oral and written questioning

  • Recognition of Prior Learning



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