NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks)

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks)

The aim of the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services – Groundworks 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. It also provides a nationally recognised qualification for individuals working in this sector. Individuals will, as always, show acknowledgment of general health, safety, and welfare of themselves and others.

Who is the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks) qualification for?

The NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks) is designed for those that work in the construction sector, and who wish to demonstrate their competence in order to apply for the blue CSCS card.

Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Course Price:

This diploma in construction operations and civil engineering (groundworks) will cost £600 +vat

Flexible Payment Options For Our Groundworks NVQ:

  • Payment in full
  • 50% up front - 50% on completion
  • 4 equal monthly payments 

Entry Requirements Into Our NVQ Level Course:

The qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must be aged 16+ and be working as a Construction Operative who works with one of the below:

  • Modular pavement construction
  • Laying kerbs and channels
  • General building operations
  • Drainage construction
  • Structural concreting
  • Non-structural concreting
  • General construction
  • Excavation and reinstatement

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering - Groundworks Course content and delivery:

The learner will be assessed using a range of methods tailored to the learners needs. These vary from on-site assessments, observations, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, professional discussion, and witness testimonials.


Groundworks NVQ Course Content - Mandatory Units:

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace 


Candidates must complete ALL of the Mandatory units, plus one of the below units along with their chosen pathway:

  • Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace
  • Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace


Pathways – Candidates must complete one pathway 

  • 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


Other Level 2 Qualifications we offer:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Drylining)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Carpentry)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Formwork

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Demolition

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Erecting 

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations

Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying)

We are continuously adding more Level 2 qualifications to our portfolio.  If you don’t see the qualification you’re looking for, contact us and check if we can provide it.

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