Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Training and Assessment

This course is for people working in the Tunnelling Industry who require a comprehensive grounding in in Sprayed Concrete techniques.


The course is designed to refresh your knowledge of Spray Concrete Lining in preparation for being assessed on site to gain a full NVQ/SVQ.

You’ll be trained in all elements of SCL through a combination of classroom based theory and practical training. This includes the use of 3D simulators.

Course Structure

  • Work with sprayed concrete substrates
  • Carry out pre-operation equipmentchecks
  • Understand shotcrete tolerances for SCL
  • Use sprayed concrete
  • Test sprayed concrete
  • Clean SCL equipment
  • Understand all signal systems, including traffic lights and/or replacement hand signals.

Course information:


Arranged on an individual basis

Venues throughout the UK

Dependent on the duration of the course

Grants available for eligible employers:

  • £50 per day for training days only

Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Entry requirements:

  • You must have experience of applying Sprayed Concrete Lining and hold a current CSCS card.

Assessment and exams:

Assessment for the NVQ/SVQ can be done via the On Site Assessment Service.


On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the EFNARC P – Provisional Licence.

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Why train at National Construction College?

The National Construction College is Europe’s largest provider of construction training courses and  is part of CITB.

We deliver high-quality, specialist construction training, with CITB accreditation. Our instructors are highly skilled construction professionals and our centres offer an ideal training environment.

NCC offers:

  • Instruction by highly experienced Construction professionals
  • Excellent classroom facilities
  • Up to date training areas
  • The chance to do practical training in a realistic setting
  • Practical training that simulates ‘real life’ situations

With courses to suit all levels, the National Construction College offers a one-stop shop for Plant Operations training and testing, to enable you to achieve your CPCS card and work in your chosen field.

National Construction College 2015/16 Course Programme

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