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NVQ Level 2 Gate and Barrier Systems

NVQ for Gate and Barrier Installers

NVQ Level 2 Gate and Barrier Systems

Ellard are pleased to announce the commencement of NVQ Level 2 Gate and Barrier Systems.  This qualification is for experienced gate installers (minimum of 2 years’ experience) who will benefit from gaining a CSCS card to complete work on site.  Show your customers you are committed to invest in trained and qualified staff, prove the quality of your work and never have to turn jobs down due to lack of  documentation.

Please note this qualification assesses the mechanical aspect of installing gates and barriers.

The engineer must have passed their Health & Safety test (now known as the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test) to become fully qualified. This can be arranged using the CITB website.  This can be completed before or during the NVQ process.

Training material is available from their website at http://citbstore.pearsonvue.com/default.asp

More information regarding NVQs can be found here.

Not an experienced in Gate and Barrier installation?

Don’t worry Ellard have the perfect course for you! The Ellard Gate Safety Training is a one day session, giving an overview on the following topics:


  • Gate overview: Basic identification of gate types, automation systems, components and common brands.
  • Gate safety overview: Brief overview of legislation – requirements when commissioning new or existing automation systems and safety system devices.
  •  RAMS – Risk assessments and method statements relating to gate installation, new and existing.
  •  Practical fault finding and diagnosis: Familiarisation and safe use of electrical test equipment, requirements of electrical testing and practical training. Fault finding different gate systems, diagnosis and rectification.
  • Practical gate safety: Risk assess different gate systems, carrying out and/or recommending safety upgrades. Force testing, recording results and certification.


For more information or to book any of the training or NVQs Ellard provide contact us today.