Construction NVQ Levels 2 - 3

NVQ Level 2 Controlling Lifting Operations: Slinger Signaller

Slinger Signaller Level 2 NVQ is a competency-based qualification. The NVQ is used to show that you are working at the correct level in your role as a slinger/signaller. By completing this qualification, you show that you are working at the required level, leading to employment or progression opportunities in your role.

  • Nationally recognised accredited qualification
  • Gain your Blue CPCS Card
  • You can complete the course in your own time
  • Help you to gain employment
  • Work to the industry standard
  • CITB Skills and Training Fund and
    Grant Claimable
  • Lifetime qualification
NVQ Level 2 in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger Signaller

NVQ Level 2 in Slinger Signaller content

After you have enrolled.

You will be assigned an assessor.

The assessor will arrange an induction meeting with you.

They will go through how you can build out your portfolio of evidence. The induction can be conducted remotely or on-site. To ensure that you are on track, the assessor will follow up with regular review meetings.

The assessor will assess you on-site through a range of methods.

Such as written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, observations, professional discussion and witness testimonials.

You must gather evidence for:

  •  General health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Productive working practices
  • Attaching and preparing suspended loads for movement
    using lifting accessories
  • Guiding, positioning and placing suspended loads

You are required to collect all the relevant evidence for each unit to pass the NVQ. Once you have provided said evidence, the assessor will review the portfolio and provide any feedback. Once you have responded to any feedback, the portfolio will then go to the IQA. The IQA will decide if the qualification is complete or if further evidence is needed.

How much does the NVQ Level 2 Slinger Signaler cost?

The cost of this NVQ is £950+VAT.

How long is a Level 2 Slinger Signaller NVQ?

The NVQ duration is based on your ability to gather the relevant evidence to complete the qualification.

The qualification can be completed at your own pace, fast or slow. You can collect evidence around your busy schedule or you can work with your assessor to complete the NVQ as quickly as possible.

Why should I take this NVQ?

Slinger Signaller operatives who intend to gain the Blue CPCS Card or Blue Competent Operator Card should attend this NVQ. The card will allow you to prove that have the required ability to conduct your job role.

An NVQ is the nations recognised route to gaining a skills card; this type of qualification is something that employers look for when employing operatives. By having a Level 2 NVQ, you are opening up opportunities for further progression and future employment.

NVQ Level 2 in Slinger Signaller entry requirements

The qualification will assess your competence in your current job role. Therefore, you must be working as a Slinger Signaller to complete the NVQ.  You must also be aged 16 or above to enrol.

If you are unsure about your suitability to the NVQ, we will review your application and find an alternative if necessary.

Where can I complete this NVQ?

This NVQ can be completed by individuals across the country. The course can be booked directly by yourself or by your employer booking on your behalf.

To book an NVQ, please complete the enquiry form on this page.

Is this NVQ accredited?

This NVQ can be accredited by either GQA or ProQual.

Both awarding bodies work closely with the construction industry to develop their qualifications so that they suit the learner and are up to date.

Further development

On completion of the qualification, you will be able to apply for the Blue CPCS Competent Operator Card, you will also receive a course certificate. The qualification does not need to be renewed as it does not expire.

The next step would be to attend an NPORS Accredited Course to get the Red Trained Operator Card. NPORS offers a variety of Lift Trucks & Cranes courses that can be achieved along with this qualification. Take a look at the course available here.

Is this NVQ CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, Both CITB Skills and Training Fund & Grants can be claimed by CITB registered companies for all NVQs (with the exception of Occupational Health & Safety).

Learn more about how much you can claim. You will need to make a manual claim retrospectively. Find out how to do this here: CITB Levy, Grants & Funding.

The CITB Skills and Training Fund is a pot of funding that micro, small  and medium sized construction companies can use to improve the skills of the construction industry.

You can apply if:

  • you are a CITB-registered employer
  • you have 1-250 directly employed staff on the payroll
  • any previous project paid for by the Skills and Training fund has been signed off as complete.

Find out more about the CITB Skills and Training Fund here.

Payment Plan

We offer interest-free payment plans on all NVQs.

Options include:

  • 50/50: 50% payable upon booking, 50% payable upon completion.
  • 4 equal payments, over the first 4 months.

Please speak to the NVQ Team when enquiring/booking to arrange this.


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