External Wall Insulation Finisher

Level 2
3 Months

External Wall Insulation (EWI) is a system, which not only insulates, but also protects the exterior of your home, External Wall Insulation involves fixing a layer of insulation material to the wall, then covering with a special type of render or cladding.

Who is this suitable for?

This course is designed for workers within the external wall insulation trade to gain a recognised qualification.
To enroll on this course all candidates must be 19 years or older with at least 12 months experience within the trade.

Course Contents

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety & Welfare
  • Safe working practices
  • Moving, handling and storing resources
  • Applying surface finishes to external wall insulation
  • Erecting and dismantling access/working platforms


The Assessment methods include:

  • Practical Assessment in the work setting
  • Opportunities to access group training
  • Individualised study

This qualification allows the operative to gain their NVQ Level 2 City & Guilds certificate which will enable them to apply & obtain their blue skilled workers card (CSCS card) – either online or by post.


This course can be completed within 3 months and contains assessment carried out in the workplace.


Geason Training  is able to access government funding for this course including the European Social Funding (ESF) and Adult Education Budget (AEB) funding. In addition, specific CITB grants are available and Geason Training have a dedicated team who will assist you to ensure you receive the maximum grants available.

Dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer. Our NVQ qualifications are delivered using various proven methods:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Career planning
  • Assessment Delivery

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apprentices on programmes685apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes929NVQ learners on programmes

Any Questions?

For all enquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch and we’ll be happy to help:

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