Marine Engineering NVQ
This qualification is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ). It involves the skills and knowledge needed for occupations in marine engineering, the ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. NVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the learner must meet to be competent in a particular task. The achievement of NVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential within the marine engineering field.
There are no entry qualifications or age limits required by learners to undertake this qualification unless this is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any learner who has the potential to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the assessment routes.
Learners who are new to the sector or looking for a career change Apprentices working towards an apprenticeship at Level 2 Workers looking for recognition of their competence to progress to higher level qualifications or an advanced apprenticeship.
Portfolio of assessment Verbal/written questioning Witness testimony Assessor observations. Performance evidence must be the main form of evidence gathered. In order to demonstrate consistent competent performance for a unit, a minimum of three different examples of performance of the unit activity will be required. It is recommended that where possible evidence is gathered holistically and that the assessment evidence for the mandatory units is gathered during the performance of the optional units. Evidence should be obtained as a whole, where practically possible, since competent performance in the optional assessment routes is often dependent on competence in the mandatory assessment routes. Learners are not required to complete an exam for this qualification.
Competence based qualifications are undertaken in the learner