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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 Cranes and Specialist Lifting within the construction industry.
The total qualification time is 160 hours.
Any employed person wishing to gain an NVQ in Plant Operations (Construction) - Cranes and Specialist Lifting Plant.
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:
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 pedestrian operated tower cranes to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating overhead cranes to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating excavator cranes to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating hoists to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating lorry loaders or knuckle booms to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating skip handlers to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
This qualification is supported by federation Construction Plant Association (CPA).
• Preparing and operating skip handlers to lift and transfer loads in the Workplace.
• Preparing and operating container 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.
• Preparing and operating ergonomic manipulating machines to lift and transfer loads in the workplace.
Candidates must be employed and able to carry out real jobs in the workplace.
Candidates must have support from a direct Supervisor or Manager for the duration of the qualification.
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.
Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will receive an NOCN certificate.
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