CONSTRUCTION PLANT NVQs

Work Platforms 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
Work Platforms NVQ Level 2 - CONSTRUCTION PLANT NVQs

Course

Overview

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) are commonly known as cherry pickers and are used in the construction and highway sectors. They are versatile machines that are designed to provide temporary access for operatives, tools, and materials when working at height, making them essential for a wide range of tasks. They come in a variety of configurations as they will be required for different types of works. There are Scissor Lifts, Boom Lifts, Vertical Mast Lifts and Truck-Mounted Platforms.

The type of work that they are used in can be anything from building maintenance and repairs to areas such as installing street lighting and carrying out forestry work in Highways landscaping alongside the road. Mobile Elevating Work Platforms have become indispensable in the construction and highway sectors, providing a safe and efficient means of working at height. Safely operating these pieces of plant requires a lot of knowledge and skill to protect everyone involved in the works.

This NVQ level 2 qualification enables candidates to demonstrate skills, knowledge, understanding and competence in a real workplace environment so they can work as a MEWP Operator within the construction industry. Construct Training Services 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 MEWP. 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 CORE UNITS
FX7481 - Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
FX6X68 - Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
BOOM TYPE
J330 66 - Preparing and Operating Boom-Type Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the Workplace (Mobile Elevated Working Platform Boom Vehicle Mounted)
J331 66 - Preparing and Operating Boom-Type Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the Workplace (Mobile Elevated Working Platform Boom Self-Propelled)
SCISSOR LIFT
HA70 79 - Preparing and Operating Scissor-type Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the Workplace
MAST CLIMBER
HA72 79 - Preparing and Operating Mast Climber-Type Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) in the Workplace

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 Certificate 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 both Mandatory Units and one 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 work load.

Additional

Information

The SQA Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations qualification is designed to occur in a real workplace environment, which means candidates must be employed and working on site as a MEWP 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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