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NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations – Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction)

Ref : B19-57

Type : New Approval

Date : 22 August 2019

4 Week Final Notification:



NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations – Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction)

 

Dear Colleague


As part of our commitment to provide qualifications in line with industry requirements we regularly review all qualifications across all occupations.


A review has been made via the CITB Standards Setting Body (SSB) on the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations – Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction) qualification and therefore we wish to inform you of the changes as shown below.


The above qualification has been replaced with a new Qualification with a new Ofqual Portal reference and the following changes have been applied:


• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations – Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction) (601/5004/X) to be replaced with -


NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations – Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction) (603/4858/6), available as from 1 October 2019.


Unit changes that sit in the Mandatory Group, as listed below:


UnitQCFHR34/CFACSC7: Processing Customer Service Complaints (Hire and Rental) in the Workplace – a new internal code changed to HRC7 – to a v2


UnitQCFHR63/SKSTEX21: Contributing to the Continuous Improvement of Hire and Rental Operations in the Workplace – a new internal code changed to HRX21 – to a v2


UnitQCFHRK1/CFAOP5: Ensuring Staff Can Undertake Relevant Work in the Hire and Rental Workplace - a new internal code changed to HRP5 – to a v2 and the unit title changing to - Ensuring People Can Undertake Relevant Work in the Hire and Rental Workplace


UnitQCF212v2: Implementing and Maintaining Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace –


Unit210v2: Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace – NEW


Unit533: Monitoring hire and rental organisational budgets in the workplace – NEW


UnitQCFHRS6: Conducting Health and Safety Risk Assessments in the Hire and Rental Workplace – removed from qualification


Unit673: Providing Technical Information, Advice and Guidance to Users of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace – removed from the mandatory field – now an optional unit


Unit changes that sit in the Optional Group, as listed below:


UnitQCFHR44/HRD14: Implementing Quality Improvements to Customer Service (Hire and Rental) in the Workplace - a new internal code changed to HRD14 – to a v2


UnitQCFHR61/SKSAMT: Maximising Product Sales (Hire and Rental) in the Workplace - a new internal code changed to HRTC4 – to a v2


UnitQCFHRB5/CFAM&L: Selling Hire and Rental Services and Products to Customers in the Workplace - a new internal code changed to HRFC3 – to a v2


UnitQCFHRD10/CFAM&L: Reducing and Managing Conflict with Hire and Rental Operation Team Members in the Workplace - a new internal code changed to HRDB8 – to a v2 and the unit title changing to - Managing Conflict with Hire and Rental Operation Team Members in the Workplace


UnitQCFHRS5/PROHS: Investigating and Evaluating Health and Safety Incidents and Complaints (Hire and Rental) in the Workplace - a new internal code changed to HRS5 – to a v2


UnitHRDB8v2: Allocating work to hire and rental team members in the workplace – NEW


UnitHRS6: Conducting health and safety risk assessments in the hire and rental workplace – NEW


UnitHRA231v2: Using IT to support hire and rental operations in the workplace – NEW


UnitQCF211v2: Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace – NEW


Unit673: Providing Technical Information, Advice and Guidance to Users of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace


UnitQCFHRH1: Improving Personal Time Management and Delegation Skills in the Hire and Rental Workplace – removed from qualification


UnitQCFIT3: Using General IT Systems to Carry Out Complex Tasks (Hire and Rental) in the Workplace - removed from qualification


UnitQCF533: Monitoring Hire and Rental Organisational Budgets in the Workplace - removed from qualification


UnitQCFP25: Contributing to the Co-ordination of Plant Maintenance Activities in the Workplace - removed from qualification


The existing qualification will close for registrations on 30 September 2019 and the Achievement and Certification dates will expire 30 September 2022 to allow anyone previously registered to achieve and be certificated before the old qualification are officially withdrawn.


• Quartz web, Website and Skillsfile will be updated accordingly with the new amendments and the qualification structure is attached in the DOWNLOADS tab on the website for the qualification - Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations – Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction) qualification, with the changes for your information.


• Also attached in the DOWNLOADS tab on the website, is the new unit version with the changes highlighted, for your perusal.


If you have any questions please contact your dedicated customer co-ordinator on:


0300 999 1177 (select option 1)

 

Kind regards,

 

NOCN

Qualifications Related to this Bulletin
Title Sector Level Reference
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Hire and Rental Operations - Equipment, Plant and Tools (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5004/X