CONSTRUCTION PLANT NVQs

Excavating Plant NVQ Level 2

LOCATION

LOCATION

National
DURATION

DURATION

12 Weeks approx.
FUNDING

FUNDING

CITB Grant
ACCREDITATION

ACCREDITATION

SQA
VALID FOR

VALID FOR

Lifetime
PRICE

PRICE

From £ 695
Excavating Plant NVQ Level 2 - CONSTRUCTION PLANT NVQs

Course

Overview

The Excavator 360 and 180 are integral pieces of earth moving plant used to carry out excavation and earthwork activities on site. The machines can work with a variety of materials and have numerous attachments. Safely operating these vital pieces of plant requires a lot of knowledge and skill to protect everyone involved in the works. This Level 2 NVQ qualification enables candidates to demonstrate skills, knowledge, understanding and competence in a real workplace environment so they can work as an Excavator Operator within the construction industry.

We will assign an assessor to the candidate, and they will arrange to assess this NVQ over two on-site assessments while the candidate is carrying out their day-to-day duties on the excavator. The candidates assigned assessor works with them to gather evidence in the form of written questions, observations, photographs, videos, method statements and professional discussions to take forward for verification in a documented portfolio format.

Course

Programme

To gain the qualification, candidates must pass the two mandatory core units below, plus a minimum of one unit from their chosen pathway
MANDATORY UNITS
FX7481 - Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
FX6X68 - Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
EXCAVATOR 180 PATHWAY
J36P 68 - Preparing and Operating 180 Degree Excavators to Extract and Excavate Ground and Loose Materials in the Workplace (Excavator 180° Crawler and Wheeled Above 5 Tonne)
J36R 68 - Preparing and Operating 180 Degree Excavators to Extract and Excavate Ground and Loose Materials in the Workplace (Excavator 180° Crawler and Wheeled Below 5 Tonne)
EXCAVATOR 360 PATHWAY
J374 68 - Preparing and Operating 360 Degree Excavators to Excavate Ground in the Workplace (Excavator 360° Above 10 Tonne Tracked)
J373 68 - Preparing and Operating 360 Degree Excavators to Excavate Ground in the Workplace (Excavator 360° Below 10 Tonne Wheeled)
J372 68 - Preparing and Operating 360 Degree Excavators to Excavate Ground in the Workplace (Excavator 360° Below 10 Tonne Tracked)
J375 68 - Preparing and Operating 360 Degree Excavators to Excavate Ground in the Workplace (Excavator 360° Above 10 Tonne Wheeled)

Course

Delivery

The candidate will be assigned one of our occupationally competent and qualified assessors whose job is to work with them and help them through their programme of learning/assessment. The assessor will arrange with the candidate and their employer mutually suitable dates and times for site visits/meetings to help build their portfolio of evidence. Once this is complete a claim for their qualification will be made.

Course

Location

Due to the nature of the qualification the candidate needs to be assessed in their workplace so our assessors will travel to the candidate’s site to conduct these assessments.

Course

Certification

On successfully achieving the SQA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations the candidate will qualify for either a blue CPCS or NPORS-CSCS Competent Operator Card. To pass this qualification, candidates must successfully complete and achieve all 2 Mandatory Units and 1 Optional Unit from their chosen pathway.

Course

Duration

We advise between 12 – 24 weeks from induction to completion for most Level 2 NVQs. The duration within this timeframe depends on the candidates operating experience, circumstances, and current workload.

Additional

Information

The SQA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations qualification is designed to occur in a real workplace environment, which means candidates must be employed and working on site as an excavator operator in order to take this qualification.

Before taking this course, all candidates must have completed and passed an Operative’s Health and Safety touch screen test within the past two years. Candidates must inform their assessor before starting the course about any special considerations, medication or physical restrictions that may cause difficulties in any part of the assessment process.

We can help you claim grants if you are either a company registered with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) or a CITB Levy payer. To find out more information about your funding options please get in touch with a member of our team

WHY

CTS?

Construct Training Services, is a leading provider of Construction and Civil Engineering training courses, spanning Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. With an expert team and over 30 years of experience, we have developed outstanding success rates, which has allowed us to collaborate with local and national stakeholders.

With a portfolio of nationally recognised qualifications and a team that consistently delivers high quality training at the highest standards, we're proud to offer a benchmark service for our clients across the industry.

Course

Price List

Group of 4
£ 695 pp
Group of 3
£ 795 pp
Group of 2
£ 895 pp
Individual
£ 995

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Frequent

Questions

HAS THE NVQ GOT AN EXPIRY DATE?
No, when the candidate has completed their NVQ it’s a lifetime award. It’s the relevant operator’s card that expires and needs renewing every 5 years.

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