NVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations – Cranes and Specialist Lifting

NVQs – NVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations

Cranes and Specialist Lifting

Cranes and specialist liftingThe NVQ Level 2 in Cranes and Specialist Lifting qualification is devised for learners who work in the construction sector with plant machinery. The qualification is used to prove that the learner is competent in their role and that they are working to a standard in which the industry requires them to.

Course length:
Approx. 9 – 18 months

Who is it for:
Construction Operatives

Course Content

NVQ Level 2 Cranes and Specialist Lifting

The learner will be evaluated on site through a variety of ways, such as professional discussions, observations, evidence generated from the workplace, written questions and witness testimonials. The NVQ course structure includes the below mandatory units:

  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

If you intend to go down the pathway of Cranes and Specialist Lifting; the learner will need to complete the below optional units:

  • Operating and preparing pedestrian operated tower cranes to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating pedestrian operated tower cranes to transfer and lift loads in the workplace
  • Operating and preparing knuckle booms or lorry loaders to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating container handlers to transfer and lift loads in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating ergonomic manipulating machines to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
  • Operating and preparing compact cranes to transfer and lift loads in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating overhead cranes to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating hoists to transfer and lift loads in the workplace
  • Operating and preparing skip handlers to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
  • Preparing and operating self-propelled modular transporters – SPMT – to lift and transfer loads in the workplace

Entry Requirements

Learners must be 16 or above and have no restrictions in the workplace which will affect them completing the qualification. Before gaining authorisation of their application onto the course the learner must complete a questionnaire and an informal discussion.

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Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to apply for an NVQ. Our Training & NVQ Coordinator is Sarah Hyland; contact her if you have any further questions. You can also email sarah.hyland@3btraining.com.  Sarah will then get in touch with you to arrange a sign up meeting once you have applied. In the meeting Sarah will assign you with an assessor who will help you during the process. She will also go through how the NVQ process works and what you need to do to complete the qualification.

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