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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 as a Plant Operator within the construction industry.
The total qualification time is 550 hours.
Any employed person wishing to gain an NVQ in Plant Operations (Construction) - Extracting 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 draglines to extract ground and/or loose materials in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating 180 degree excavators to extract and excavate ground and loose materials in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to extract ground and loose materials in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to extract, transport and distribute materials in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to extract ground, face and/or loose materials in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating trenchers to extract ground and/or loose materials in the Workplace.
Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the Workplace.
This qualification is supported by federation Construction Plant Association (CPA).
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.
There are currently no dates set for this course, for more information please contact us or call our friendly sales team on 0330 0948 424
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