Qualification Information

The ABBE Qualification Handbook for the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Insulation Building Treatments (External Wall Insulation – Boarder and Finisher). qualification is intended for individuals who are employed in the construction industry in jobs involving installing insulation to buildings or carrying out remedial building maintenance work.

The qualification is relevant for those employed in either the public or private sectors and they could form the basis of further development towards higher qualification levels. This suite of qualifications shares three mandatory units involving conforming to general safety in the workplace, efficient working practices in the workplace and moving and handling resources.

The qualification can help support applications for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card.

The qualification is competence based and confirms occupational competence.


ABBE Code:
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 925
Minimum Age:
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Specification - IBT Ext Wall Boarder and finisher June 2021 v2
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Qualification Overview
Level 3 Insulation Building Treatment unit distribution v2 (002)

Centres Offering the ABBE Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Insulation Building Treatments (External Wall Insulation – Boarder and Finisher)

Unit 31 Kingsway house, Team valley, Gateshead, NE11 0HW
 Suite 2a Blackthorn House, ST Pauls Square, Birmingham, B3 1RL
Harborough Innovation Centre, Airfield Business Park, Market Harborough, LE16 7WB