NVQ in Plant Operations

We provide the SQA NVQ Certificate and Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction). This NVQ is approved and recognised for the application of a CPCS Blue Card. (Note: A recent CSCS Health and Safety Test is also required for a blue card application)

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) (603/2585/9)
The common machines covered by this qualification are Fork-Lift Trucks, Telehandlers, Forward Tipping Dumpers, Rigid & Articulated Dump Truck, Ride-on Roller.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) (601/8964/2)
The common machines covered by this qualification are 180 & 360 Excavators, Bulldozers and Cranes.

These qualifications are aimed at those who are in work and are looking for recognition of their prior learning and experience.

Purpose of this qualification
The primary purpose is to confirm the learner’s occupational competence as a Plant Operator. As a work-related, competence-based qualification it provides confirmation to employers, industry managers and card schemes that the learner has the skills and knowledge needed to meet the nationally recognised standard to carry out the role.

Learners who achieve this qualification can use it to gain employment, to progress in the industry, or to work towards another qualification.

Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is suitable for:
• people in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
• workers wishing to progress into a supervisory position
• people in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
• individuals who wish to start their own business
• school and college students with a part-time job that enables them to develop the appropriate skills in the workplace
full-time and part-time study

There are no specific skills, knowledge understanding or any other qualifications that must be achieved in order to start these qualifications, however learners must have the potential and opportunity to gain this qualification successfully.

This qualification is mainly taken by individuals employed as a: Plant Operator

Also available :
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction) (603/0469/8)

Available from £850 – Contact us for details.

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