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NVQ (National Vocational Qualification)


In addition to the existing training courses, dhf can assist in providing the Door & Gate Systems NVQ level 2. 

This NVQ recognises the competence of engineers who install, service and repair a range of industrial/domestic doors and automated gates & traffic barriers.

Qualification endorsements:

  • Gates and traffic barriers
  • Vertically sliding industrial/commercial doors
  • Vertically rolling industrial/commercial doors
  • Horizontally acting industrial/commercial doors 
  • Fire-resisting industrial/commercial doors
  • Domestic garage doors with panel constructions
  • Domestic garage doors with rolling constructions
  • Domestic garage doors, power operated
  • Manual pedestrian slide, swing and folding doors
  • Fire-resisting pedestrian doors
  • Power-operated pedestrian slide, swing and folding doors
  • Manual and power-operated pedestrian revolving doors

Both power operated and manually-operated products are covered.

dhf was at the forefront of creating this NVQ and worked closely with CITB throughout the formation to achieve this standard of qualification. Achieving the Door Systems NVQ is a recognised route to obtain a permanent "skilled" blue CSCS card, renewable at
three-yearly intervals.  

Copies of the NOS (National Occupational Standard) of which the NVQ is based can be found here.

For further information

Members of dhf contact the training department on 01827 52337 or email

Non-members, please contact NSAC (CITB - National Specialist Accredited Centre)

NSAC works across all four nations in the United Kingdom and can be contacted in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Visit the CITB website for more information.

Or telephone: 0300 456 5561

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