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NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Attachments

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Qualification Overview

Reference
601/4999/1
Total Qualification Time (TQT)
240
Credits
24
Award Code
QUK862
Minimum Age
16
Level
Level 2
Registration Start Date
1/3/2015
Current Tariff*
£71.00

The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Attachments qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work in Attachments within the construction industry.

You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units:
-Preparing and operating plant or machinery attachments in the workplace
-Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
-Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:
-Preparing and operating excavator cranes to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
-Preparing and operating rough terrain masted forklifts to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
-Preparing and operating telescopic handlers to lift and transfer in the workplace
-Preparing and operating lorry loaders or knuckle booms to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
-Preparing and operating wheeled loading shovels to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating skid steer loaders to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating loader compressors to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating rear tipping dump trucks to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating tractors with towed equipment for non-agricultural activities in the workplace
-Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms -MEWP -in the workplace
-Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms -MEWP -in the workplace
-Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms -MEWP -in the workplace

This qualification is supported by federation Construction Plant Association (CPA).

Qualification Details

Units

Qualification Structure

Min Credits : 24

Description: To achieve this qualification a minimum of 24 credits need to be attained. 12 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory Group and a minimum of 12 credits from the Optional Group.

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*Please note tariff prices are for UK only, please contact international@nocn.org.uk for pricing outside the UK