The PDA has secured co-funding to help those who need the NVQ Qualification. You will not be required to leave the workplace as the achievement is through OSAT (On-Site Assessment and Training).

Last year saw over 90 PDA member employees sign up to the cohort.

Prices are for those in Nottinghamshire and the surrounding counties. There will be an additional charges for those outside the catchment area. Please contact Michael Dodd for additional information on extra charges. 

There are a limited number of spaces and you must register your interest by 30th June,

If you would like to speak with the provider then the contact is Michael Dodd, 07805 787857.


Summary of funding/costs for vocational qualifications where delivery is via OSAT (On-Site Assessment and Training):


NVQ Level 2 - from £100 (VAT exempt)

NVQ Level 2 qualifications (are for those who undertake a range of work skills and who can work with a minimum of supervision)

  • Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations
  • Fitted Interiors
  • Heritage Skills
  • Interior Systems
  • Plastering
  • Site Logistics – General
  • Floorcoverings
  • Water Jetting
  • Joint Sealant Application
  • Maintenance Operations
  • Roofing
  • Specialist Concrete Operations
  • Steelfixing
  • Trowel Occupations
  • Wood Occupations
  • Highways Maintenance
  • Formwork Occupations
  • Fenestration Installation
  • Construction Operations
  • Level 2 Plant Operations NVQs
  • Dump Truck
  • Excavator 180° Crawler & Wheeled
  • Excavator 360°
  • Forward Tipping Dumper
  • Grader
  • Skid Steer Loader
  • Slinger / Signaller
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Wheeled Loading Shovel

NVQ Level 3 – from £950 (VAT exempt)


NVQ Level 3 qualifications (are for those who apply knowledge and skills in a broad range of work activities, performed in a variety of contexts, most of which are complex and non-routine.

There is considerable responsibility and autonomy, and control or guidance of others is often required)

If the person is under the age of 24, doesn’t hold an NVQ L-3 already, then may be able to fully fund the NVQ – otherwise:

NVQ Level 3 – Construction Site Supervision - £950-00 – VAT exemption

NVQ Level 3 Construction Site Management - £1,099-00 – VAT exemption

NVQ Level 6 & 7 – from £1,299 (VAT exempt)

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management, i.e. Construction Contracting Operations - £1,299-00 – VAT exemption.

NVQ Level 7 Construction Senior Management - £1,999-00 – VAT exemption

NB – an additional £200-00 will be added to the aforementioned depending where the company/individual is based for assessment purposes.  Delivery/cost will be assessed on a ‘Company Basis’ and determined/finalised by Curriculum