Construction NVQ Levels 4 - 7

NVQ Level 4 in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts

The NVQ Level 4 in Supervising Lifts is a competence-based qualification. The NVQ is designed to show that the learner is working at the appropriate level for their role.

How long does it take to complete the NVQ?
The course length is dependant on how quickly the learner can gather the relevant evidence to complete the qualification.

Who should enrol on to the Lifting Operations NVQ?
Lift Supervisors or Crane Supervisors who are looking to obtain the Blue CPCS Card or Blue Competent Operator Card.

Is the course accredited?
This course can be accredited by either ProQual or Pearson Edexcel.

Supervising Lifts

Delivery Options

Our NVQs are available to learners across the country. Learners or companies booking on their behalf can book an NVQ over the phone or via our website online.

Upon enrollment, the learner will be assigned an assessor. The assessor will help the learner build their portfolio throughout the qualification. They will carry out an on-site induction with the learner. This can also be done remotely if they prefer.

Throughout the induction, the assessor will plan how they will collect all the relevant evidence to achieve their qualification. This will be followed up with regular reviews to ensure that the learner is on track.

Entry Requirements

The qualification will assess the learner’s ability to work in their current occupation. The learner must be 16 or over and be working as a Lift Supervisor or Crane Supervisor.

For more information on qualification suitability, just contact 3B Training via the enquiry form on this page. If we find that the qualification isn’t fitting, we will find them an alternative one.


Course Content

What does the NVQ Level 4 in Controlling Lifting Operations course cover?

The assessor will review the learner on-site through a range of methods such as professional discussion, evidence generated from the workplace, witness testimonials, written questions and observations. The learner must show evidence of:

  • Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance
  • Supervising Lifting Operations Using Lifting Equipment
  • Co-ordinating and Organising the Control of Work
  • Maintaining the Dimensional Accuracy of Work
  • Co-ordinating Preparation Work for Site or Lifting Operations
  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships
  • Maintaining Systems for Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Protection
  • Allocating and Monitoring the Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery

For more information on the NVQ Level 4 in Supervising Lifts qualification, please get in touch with a 3B Training Advisor.

Course Objectives

On completion of the qualification, the learner will be able to show that they are knowledgable and competent in their field.

What is Required to Pass the NVQ Level 4 in Supervising Lifts course?

Delegates will need to complete all of their required units to show that they are competent enough for the qualification. Their work will then be reviewed by the assessor and fed back to them. Once any feedback has been responded to, the portfolio will go to an IQA. The IQA will have the final decision on whether the qualification is complete or if any additional evidence is needed.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim £600, but they will need to make a manual claim themselves retrospectively. Find out how to claim here.

Further Development

Upon completion of the qualification, delegates will be able to apply for the Blue Competent Operator Card and show that they have the relevant qualifications to be able to work as a Lift Supervisor.

They may also need to complete an NPORS Accredited Course to obtain the Red Trained Operator Card. NPORS offers a range of Lift Trucks & Cranes courses. Take a look at the course available here.


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