Construction qualifications

Construction as a sector touches all aspects of society from private and social housing, commercial and industrial buildings, road building as well as public buildings such as schools and hospitals.

The sector is one of the most important areas affecting the national economy and is made up of “traditional” occupations such as plastering, bricklaying and joinery but is also at the fore front of new exciting cutting-edge technologies which support the green agenda.

GQA has a wide range of industry relevant qualifications in the Construction sector underpinning its journey to achieve Quality through Qualifications.

How can we help?
All CSCS cards require qualification registration (Temporary and Trainee cards) or achievement (Full cards) and must, in almost all cases, also demonstrate knowledge of Construction related Health and Safety awareness. Use our tools below to find the most relevant qualification to you

If you need to obtain a CSCS card but do not have the relevant qualification, please contact us and we will advise you what you need to do.

step 3 qualification summary: GQA NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Substructure work occupations (Installation of Gas Membranes-Construction)
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    GQA Qualifications Limited is an Awarding Body for specialist sectors and occupational roles. Our current qualifications cover 17 sectors including the Glass and Fenestration Industries, Construction, Print, Automotive Glazing, Polymers, Nuclear, Chimney Occupations, Paper, Meteorology and Print.

    Our aim is to work only with industries that we have access to knowledge within GQA…

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