Nuclear Quality Control Grade 1 – Certificate
This qualification is nationally recognised Customised Award with the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) and CASL Management Development Ltd. The award is based on the principles of National Occupational Standards and is expected to be assessed at QCF Level 6. However it has not yet been submitted to the Register of Regulated Qualifications as a QCF NVQ Diploma.
All employees undertaking this award must work in a Nuclear Licensed Site and working as practitioners or managers with access to evidence to support their claim to competence. The candidate/learner must also ensure access is available to the assessment team to carry out assessment and audit.
The Nuclear Quality Control Grade 1 – Certificate will allow learners to prove competence against nuclear industry accepted standards. It will allow those achieving the Certificate, as Practitioners or Managers, the ability to take a qualification off site to new employers with proof of their competence which is currently unavailable. As such it contributes to the development of skilled transferable labour in the sector.
Those achieving can apply for a Nuclear Competency Visa Card which will provide visible proof of competence assessment and access to a register for employers to check validity. The card will be available for a small annual fee and provide free access for validation by employers.