Engineered wood qualification overview
The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Engineered Wood is a national qualification consisting of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover health and safety, effectiveness and efficiency. Individuals choose units that match their job role which may be assembly, cutting, protective treatment, handling or storage. These job-specific units confirm both skills competence and the necessary related job knowledge.
The purpose of the qualification is to enable individuals to demonstrate trade specific competence and knowledge appropriate for the day to day activities in a manufacturing environment using wood. Specific products may include, for example: Trusses, Decks, Panels, Glulam, LVL, CLT fabrication.
The qualification must be assessed using the following assessment method:
- portfolio of evidence
Learners are required to achieve all learning outcomes within units of assessment. Assessment will involve observation of learner performance carrying out grading and moderation activities. All assessment is subject to internal quality assurance within approved centres providing this qualification. External quality assurance of assessment and internal quality assurance within approved centres is provided by OAL.