- through the NVQ guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio which is reviewed and evaluated by the competent committee and then validated in part or in full in accordance with the catalogue,
- if the committee is unable to validate the contents of the catalogue in full, it summons the candidate and assigns tasks for the verification of vocational competences.
Candidates complete a practical assignment to demonstrate their mastery of the required vocational competences according to the requirements of the occupational standard and the project assembly documentation. Along with the practical assignment, candidates may also give an oral presentation of the assignment, consisting of a verification of knowledge of assembly procedures, connections, material, work and safety standards, equipment, occupational health and safety and anti-corrosion protection in accordance with the "Metal structure assembler" occupational standard.
Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.
Currently no providers.
Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.
- At least two years' work experience in the field of welding or the manufacture or assembly of metal structures or elements, demonstrated by means of contracts or letters of reference from employers or an extract from the work record.