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NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) - Rigging - Suspended Access Equipment (Permanent)

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Qualification Overview

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Level 2
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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) -Rigging -Suspended Access Equipment (Permanent) 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 Accessing Operations and Rigging 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:
-Utilising Provision of Fall Protection Systems and/or Equipment in the Workplace
-Installing Permanent Suspended Access Equipment in the Workplace
-Using Cradle Access Systems in the Workplace
-Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
-Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
-Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:
-Erecting and Dismantling Mobile and Static Scaffold Towers in the Workplace
-Carrying out Checks and/or Basic Maintenance on Plant or Machinery in the Workplace
-Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace

This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales. For further information about the Construction Apprenticeship Frameworks, please see website:

This qualification is supported by the federation Association of Technical Lightning & Access Specialists (ATLAS).

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Qualification Structure

Min Credits : 70

Description: To achieve this qualification a minimum of 70 credits need to be attained. This comprises of 62 credits from the Mandatory Group, plus 8 credits from the Optional Group.


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