Tag Archives: SVQ

What is the Construction Skills Certification Scheme?

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme, or CSCS, is the industry standard measure of competence and health and safety knowledge. The CSCS Card, which is awarded to all construction site workers who have completed the relevant CSCS  Test, denotes the level of experience and qualification each worker has in his or her field: and acts as… Read More »

Health and Safety: HVAC

All heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration operatives are required to complete the CSCS Health, Safety & Environment Test for HVAC before qualifying for their correct level of CSCS Card. The HVAC Health, Safety & Environment Test is designed to ensure that all HVAC employees in the United Kingdom are trained to the same level… Read More »

NVQ and SVQ for Construction

NVQ and SVQ are used by the construction industry to provide a measurable qualification of competence in most skilled trades and construction related occupations. The NVQ and SVQ are divided into Levels, with Level 1 being the entry qualification and level 4 and higher corresponding to management skills. The NVQ and SVQ for Construction are… Read More »