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NVQ Courses & Prices

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Course Name Dates Location Duration Price Contact
NVQ – Wood Occupations Scheduled On-Site Assessment At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks Level 2 Blue Card – £650
Level 3 Gold Card – £950
NVQ – Trowel Occupations Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks Level 2 Blue Card – £650
Level 3 Gold Card – £950
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – SteelFixing Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ – Pipeworks Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks Level 2 Blue Card – £650
Level 3 Gold Card – £950
NVQ – Steel Erecting Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks Level 2 Blue Card – £650
Level 3 Gold Card – £950
NVQ Level 2 – Red to Blue Card – Plant Operations Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ  Level 2 Blue Card – Asbestos Removal Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Specialist Installation Occupations Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Specialist Concrete Operation Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Plastering Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Maintenance Operations Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Interior Systems Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ – Formwork Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks Level 2 Blue Card – £650
Level 3 Gold Card – £950
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Furniture Restoration Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Painting & Decorating  Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Controlling Lifting Operations Scheduled On-Site Assessment At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Ground Worker Scheduled On-Site Assessment At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Associated Industrial Service Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 2 Blue Card – Wall & Floor Tiling Scheduled On-Site Assessment At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650
NVQ Level 3 Gold Card – Occupational Work Supervision Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £950
NVQ Level 3 Gold Card – Cladding Operations Scheduled On-Site Assessment At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £950
NVQ Level 4 Gold Card – Site Supervision Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £950
NVQ Level 6 Black Card – Site Management Scheduled On-Site Assessment At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £1950
NVQ Level 7 Black Card – Senior Management Scheduled On-Site Assessment
At Your Site! Approx 10-12 Weeks £650

Why choose Tam Training?

  1. We are the only company in industry that works around your WORK needs or your BUSINESS needs!! We save you Time and Money!!
  2. You work full-time job and cannot always afford the time off work to complete an important Training course that will give you additional skills. Or you are in charge of the staff rota and you can’t afford to lose an important employee from their normal work schedules as you have project deadlines or no employee cover –That’s why we offer Weekend and Evening Courses so YOU have minimum disruption to your schedule!.
  3. The Cost of all our First Aid courses are priced very competitively – please see course timetable below for latest prices and offers for the Emergency First Aid course.
  4. Our Trainers have a combined 35 year’s experience delivering First Aid and Construction related Training – that’s how we generate complete satisfaction for our customers!!
  5. Instant Results!! Pass confirmation letter given to you on last day of course.
  6. We do not cancel any courses.  All our scheduled courses always HAPPEN!!

WOOD OCCUPATIONS

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence of individuals who specialise in a wood-based occupation in the construction industry.

There are 6 specialist pathways:

  1. Site Carpentry
  2. Architectural Joinery
  3. Structural Post and Beam Carpentry
  4. Light Structural Timber Framing
  5. Timber Frame Erection
  6. Timber Decks and Cladding

TROWEL OCCUPATIONS

It is appropriate for learners who have some knowledge and basic skills with a trowel, likely to have been gained from working in a role under supervision. This qualification enables learners to gain recognition for their skills and the potential to take on more responsibility in the workplace.

STEEL FIXING OCCUPATIONS

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence of individuals who specialise in steelfixing in the construction industry.

This qualification is relevant to people who wish to develop a career in the construction and built environment sector working in civil engineering. It is designed to give learners the occupational competence required to carry out Steelfixing in Construction, an essential part of building and civil engineering projects in the private or public domain, where steel is required to reinforce and/or underpin at the start of the building process.

PIPEWORKS

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Specialist Installation Occupations (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction and the built environment sector working across a broad range of areas. They are designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where candidates are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction industry. There are 6 specialist pathways:

Insulated Enclosures – Industrial
Insulated Enclosures – Commercial Pathway
Industrial Storage Systems – Installation Pathway
Door and Shutter Systems – Installation Pathway
Door and Shutter Systems – Repair Pathway
Blinds and Solar Shading Systems – Installation and Maintenance

STEEL ERECTING

This course will assess and verify a candidate’s knowledge and skill in being able to carry out steel erecting activities in the engineering construction industry.

CONSTRUCTION PLANT OPERATIONS

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for plant operatives following one of 11 Pathways relating to their work roles:

Cranes and Specialist Lifting,Extracting,Excavating,Constructing and Forming,Transporting Loads,Laying and Distributing,Road/Rail,Attachments, In-shore and Marin, Erecting and Dismantling,Road Plant or Machinery

ASBESTOS REMOVAL

The Level 2 Asbestos Removal for Operatives qualification covers the theory and practice of asbestos removal for workers in the asbestos industry. Candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to remove asbestos in a safe and competent manner on site. They will be able to set up enclosures, remove asbestos, package and dispose of the asbestos and perform cleaning and decontamination requirements.

This qualification is appropriate for candidates who may be liable to exposure to asbestos.

SPECIALIST CONCRETE OPERATIONS

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence
demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. Completion of one of the pathways
provides the opportunity for individuals to demonstrate their competence in specialist
concrete occupations.

There are 12 specialist pathways:

Pathway 1 – Concrete Repair
Pathway 2 – In Situ Flooring – Concrete Finisher
Pathway 3 – In Situ Flooring – Plant Operator
Pathway 4 – Background Preparation and Profiling
Pathway 5 – Sprayed Concrete
Pathway 6 – Decorative Concrete
Pathway 7 – Concrete Drilling
Pathway 8 – Concrete Sawing
Pathway 9 – Concrete Drilling and Sawing
Pathway 10 – In Situ Flooring – Screed
Pathway 11 – In Situ Flooring – Resin
Pathway 12 – In Situ Flooring – Concrete Layer

PLASTERING

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) qualification provides a
nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction industry who want
to specialise in plastering.

There are 4 specialist pathways:

Pathway 1: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Solid)
Pathway 2: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Fibrous)
Pathway 3: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Solid)
Pathway 4: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Fibrous)

MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS

This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Maintenance Operations provides the opportunity for individuals who are working as a multi-skilled operative, within three of the following disciplines: Carpentry and Joinery; Painting and Decorating; Plumbing; Drainage; Wall and Floor Tiling; Plastering; Roofing or Trowel Occupations such as Bricklaying or Stonemasonry to demonstrate their competence.

INTERIOR SYSTEMS

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction and the built environment sector working across a broad range of areas.

There are 6 specialist pathways:

Pathway 1: Modular Demountable Partitioning
Pathway 2: Operable Partition Systems
Pathway 3: Glass Partition/Internal Screen Systems
Pathway 4: Dry Lining Fixing
Pathway 5: Access Flooring
Pathway 6: Acoustic Floor Installation

FORMWORK

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Formwork is aimed at those who are involved in assembling,
installing and subsequently removing formwork.

FURNITURE RESTORATION

This qualification is designed to develop and assess the competent performance of Furniture Restorers, so they have the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to work effectively in their role.

PAINTING & DECORATING

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace.

Candidates can follow one of 3 Pathways relating to their work roles:

Pathway 1: Painter
Pathway 2: Industrial Painter
Pathway 3: Heritage Painter

CONTROLLING LIFTING OPERATIONS

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller
qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for individuals who work or want
to work in the construction industry and specialise in the lifting suspended loads.

GROUNDWORKER

The aim of the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services – Construction Operations qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. It provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in general building operations to demonstrate their competence. provides a nationally recognised qualification for individuals working in this sector.

There are 8 pathways available:

Pathway 1: Modular Paving Pavement Construction
Pathway 2: Laying Kerbs and Channels
Pathway 3: General Building Operations
Pathway 4: Drainage Construction
Pathway 5: Structural Concreting
Pathway 6: Non-Structural Concreting
Pathway 7: General Construction
Pathway 8: Excavation and Reinstatement

CLADDING OCCUPATIONS

  • Roof Sheeting and Cladding
  • Specialist Cladding and Rainscreen Systems

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Cladding Occupations provides the opportunity for individuals who have experience in cladding occupations to demonstrate their competence. If you are an experienced worker but don’t have the qualification, this route may be exactly what you are looking for.

OCCUPATIONAL WORK SUPERVISOR

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) qualification provides provides the opportunity for individuals who supervise others in a relevant construction occupational area to demonstrate their competence. There are no entry requirements but you must already be working as a supervisor or assistant site manager in the construction industry.

To successfully achieve each unit you’ll be expected to provide evidence to show you have met the required standard. This may be in the form of direct observation by an assessor, written or verbal tests, assignments or projects, or witness testimony, say from your employer or line manager.

CONSTRUCTION SITE SUPERVISOR

The ProQual Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working as a site supervisor or assistant site manager in building and civil engineering, highways maintenance and repair, residential development, conservation or demolition.

There are 7 specialist pathways:

  1. Building and Civil Engineering
  2. Conservation
  3. Demolition
  4. Highways and Maintenance Repair
  5. Residential Development
  6. Tunnelling

CONSTRUCTION SITE MANAGEMENT

The ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) (QCF) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification appropriate for those working as construction site managers in building and civil engineering, highways maintenance and repair, residential development, conservation or demolition. Candidates follow one of five pathways depending on their job role: Estimating, Buying, Planning, Surveying and General.

There are 5 specialist pathways:

  1. Building and Civil Engineering
  2. Conservation
  3. Demolition
  4. Highways and Maintenance Repairs
  5. Residential Development

CONSTRUCTION SENIOR MANAGEMENT

The ProQual Level 7 Diploma in Construction Senior Management is aimed at senior managers in the construction industry working in a wide range of job roles.

First Aid Course Tutors

Our course tutors are qualified and experienced health and safety professionals, with extensive experience in First Aid, Health & Safety, Construction and Risk Management.

All our Trainers hold numerous appropriate First Aid and health and safety qualifications such as a NEBOSH General Certificate, and the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety which is the leading Health & Safety Award in the Construction Industry.

Additionally all our Trainers hold teaching qualifications which is a minimum Level 5 which is well above the required industry standard to ensure that we deliver Training of the highest Standard.

What new skills will you achieve?

This 3 day course includes course materials, expert tutoring and practical exercises to give learners in-depth training in the following information and treatments:

  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Burns
  • Choking (adult)
  • Fainting
  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • Resuscitation (adult CPR)
  • Seizures (adult)
  • Shock
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Record Keeping

Are Course Materials Provided?

Yes, all books and course materials are provided during the training period. Please be aware not all Training companies provide course materials as part of their advertised price. Please check that there is no extra charge levied to you for course materials.

FAQ’s

Are there any prerequisites for the Course?

No there are no pre-requisites for the course but you will be expected to be able to understand the instructor and communicate to a satisfactory standard in English

What are the hours of the course?

The hours are 9am to 4pm for both weekend and weekday courses approximately.

Can I come in and see you face to face as that would give me peace of mind?

Yes absolutely we encourage our customers to have a face to face discussion with us regarding their training course and training needs. This puts your mind at ease so you know you are dealing with real people and a real business that will give you the best service possible It will also give you the opportunity to meet some staff members or even your trainer if they are not delivering training at the time of your visit.

What if I don’t have time to visit and have a face to face meeting before the Training dates?

We understand that everyone does not have time to do this so the next best thing is to have a discussion of whatever questions, queries, or concerns you have with one of our training course administrators.

What is your cancellation policy for your Training courses?

The cancellation can be from the Customer meaning “you” or ourselves “Tam Training”.

Tam Training Cancellation

We have a promise that we will NOT cancel any of our scheduled courses. If however the course is cancelled due to uncontrollable events, such as tube strikes or an act of GOD we promise every customer a full refund or discounted price course transfer that’s suits their schedule.

Customer Cancellation

TAM Training has the most flexible cancellation policy in the whole industry. You will not see a Training company that caters for customer cancellations. We do not charge you unfair cancellation fees due to no fault of your own or due to unforeseen circumstances that you cannot attend the Training course.

You can cancel by phone or email or even in person should you wish too. The policy is:

You give us 3 days or more notice of not being able to attend before course start date we shall REFUND 100% of the fees paid or full deposit will be refunded no questions asked. Yes that’s just 3 days. Most companies will not refund you a single penny if your cancellation notice period is not 7 days before the course is scheduled.

You give us 2 day’s notice of not being able to attend before course start date: 50% cancellation fee will be charged OR re-book yourself on alternative date and no cancellation fee will be applied. No other training company as far as we know offers this option.

You give us 1 day’s notice of not being to attend before course start date: 80% cancellation fee will be applied or re-book yourself on alternative date, no cancellation fee will be applied. Again no other training company offers this much flexibility.

No notice given – fail to attend on day of course 100% cancellation charge will be levied. Should non-attendance be due to an unforeseen emergency, and adequate evidence is supplied, TAM Training will endeavor to show discretion and offer alternative course dates or even full refund.

Note: A minimum of £100 is take to book any Training course with TAM Training OR if the total cost of the course is less than £100 then full payment has to be made prior to the course.

Payments can be made in person, or by telephone or by bank transfer.

New customers

Contact us on 0208 988 6930 to qualify for our New Customer Discount available on all our courses.

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