Level 3 NVQ Steel Erecting



The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence of individuals who specialise in steel erecting in the construction and engineering industries.

The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an initial assessment.

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Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete all of the Mandatory units; candidates may complete the Additional unit but this will not count towards the qualification.

Mandatory Units

Unit Reference Unit Title Level GLH
K/602/6329 Contribute to effective working relationships in steel erection 2 15
K/602/6332 Work safely and minimise risk in steel erection 2 20
M/602/6333 Identify and deal with hazards and emergencies in steel erection 3 30
M/616/4308 Prepare structural leads for moving and installing 3 80
T/602/6334 Move structural steel sections under supervision 2 40
A/602/6335 Install structural steelwork components 2 20
J/602/6337 Work safely at height on steel structures 2 40
L/602/6338 Assemble bolted joints in structural steelwork 2 20

Additional Units

Unit Reference Unit Title Level GLH
K/616/4310 Determine technical requirements for steel erecting 3 20
M/616/4311 Determine resource requirements for steel erecting 3 20


On completion of this qualification you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding and demonstrated competence to progress on to a higher level qualification in the same or similar occupational area or enable entry into supervisory and management positions within the workplace.

Industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

Level 3 Trade card