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Plant Operations Courses

Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations (Building/Construction)

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The Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations - Building/Construction qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 190
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: CRT004
Credits: 19

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can progress onto further training or progress into a job role in the workplace.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Plant Operator within the construction industry.

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 trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales.

This can be taken alongside the following qualifications in contribution towards achievement of a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction Civil Engineering - Plant Operations:
-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations
-Level 1 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities

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Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations (Groundworks)

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The Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations - Groundworks qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 250
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: CRT003
Credits: 25

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can progress onto further training or progress into a job role in the workplace.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Plant Operator within the construction industry.

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 trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales.

This can be taken alongside the following qualifications in contribution towards achievement of a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction Civil Engineering -Plant Operations:
-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations
-Level 1 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities

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Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations (Land Based)

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The Level 2 Certificate in Plant Operations -Land Based qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 200
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: CRT009
Credits: 20

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can progress onto further training or progress into a job role in the workplace.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Plant Operator within the construction industry.

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 trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales.

This can be taken alongside the following qualifications in contribution towards achievement of a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction Civil Engineering -Plant Operations:
-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations
-Level 1 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Compacting

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The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) -Compacting qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 210
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUG862
Credits: 21

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 Compacting within the construction industry.

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.

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 soil compactors to compact materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating landfill compactors to compact materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating ride-on rollers to compact materials in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Cranes and Specialist Lifting

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The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) -Cranes and Specialist Lifting qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 160
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUA862
Credits: 16

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.

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.

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
-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

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Extracting

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The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) -Extracting qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 210
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUC862
Credits: 21

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 Extracting within the construction industry.

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.

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 wheeled loading shovels to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating skid steer loaders to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating loader compressors to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating suction and vacuum excavators to extract in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Fork-lift Trucks

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TBC

Total Qualification Time: 210
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUB862
Credits: 21

TBC

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Laying and Distributing

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The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Laying and Distributing qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 300
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUF862
Credits: 30

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 Site Carpenter within the construction industry.

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.

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 binder spreaders to lay and distribute materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating self-propelled spreaders to lay and distribute materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating towed scrapers to lay and distribute materials in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Transporting Loads

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The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Transporting Loads qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 170
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUD862
Credits: 17

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 Transporting Loads within the construction industry.

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.

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 forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating rear tipping dump trucks to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating tractors with towed equipment for non-agricultural activities in the workplace
-Preparing and operating trailer-mounted concrete pumps to receive, pump and discharge materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating self-propelled bowsers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating static concrete placing booms to discharge and place materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating volumetric trucks to receive and transport materials in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Work Platforms

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The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Work Platforms qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 170
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUE862
Credits: 17

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 Work Platforms within the construction industry.

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.

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 scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms -MEWP -in the workplace
-Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms -MEWP -in the workplace
-Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms -MEWP -in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) - Attachments

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) -Attachments qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 920
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUS862
Credits: 92

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 Attachments within the construction industry.

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.

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
-Preparing and operating plant or machinery attachments in the workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:
-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 360 degree excavators to extract ground, face and/or loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace
-Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to excavate ground in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) - Cranes and Specialist Lifting

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) -Cranes and Specialist Lifting qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 550
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUL862
Credits: 55

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 Plant within the construction industry.

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.

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 crawler crane (above 10 tonnes) to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
-Preparing and operating tower cranes to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
-Preparing and operating mobile cranes to lift and transfer loads in the workplace
-Preparing and operating crawler-tractor side booms to lift and transfer loads in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) - Excavating

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations -Excavating Plant qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 550
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUN862
Credits: 55

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.

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.

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 180 degree excavators to extract and excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace
-Preparing and operating draglines to excavate ground materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to excavate ground in the workplace
-Preparing and operating trenchers to excavate ground in the workplace
-Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) - Laying and Distributing Plant

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) -Laying and Distributing Plant qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 450
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUQ862
Credits: 45

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 Laying and Distributing Plant within the construction industry.

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.

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 crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace
-Preparing and operating soil stabilisers to lay and distribute materials in the workplace

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) - Road/Rail Plant

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) -Road/Rail Plant qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 930
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUR862
Credits: 93

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 Road/Rail Plant within the construction industry.

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.

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
-Preparing and operating road/rail adapted plant in the workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:
-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 360 degree excavators to extract ground, face and/or loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace
-Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to excavate ground in the workplace

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Highway Maintenance Courses

Level 2 Diploma in Highways Maintenance - Excavation Operations (Construction)

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The Level 2 Diploma in Highways Maintenance -Excavation Operations qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 730
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: DIP085
Credits: 73

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can progress onto further training at level 3 or on successfully completion of the level 2 progress into a job role in the workplace.

This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Highways Maintenance Operative within the construction industry.

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 trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

This qualification is graded.

This qualification can be taken as part of an apprenticeship framework, if desired. This qualification sits within the Construction Apprenticeship Framework in England and Wales.

This can be taken alongside the following qualifications in contribution towards achievement of a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Construction Civil Engineering -Highways Maintenance:

-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services -Highways Maintenance
-Level 1 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities

For further information about the Construction Apprenticeship Frameworks, please see website: www.afo.sscalliance.org.

This qualification is supported by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).

This qualification comprises the following 8 mandatory units;

-Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
-Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
-Understanding civil engineering technology
-Establish work area protection and safety on highways
-Excavate holes and trenches on the highway
-Locate and protect utility apparatus and sub-structures
-Reinstate excavation and highways surfaces
-Segregate the area of highway works for single carriageway roads.

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Controlling Lifting Courses

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger/Signaller (Construction)

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations -Slinger/Signaller (Construction) qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 430
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUA934
Credits: 43

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 Slinger/Signaller within the construction industry.

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.

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:
-Attaching and Preparing Suspended Loads for Movement Using Lifting Accessories in the Workplace
-Guiding, Positioning and Placing Suspended Loads in the Workplace
-Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
-Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

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Demolition Courses

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Demolition (Construction) - Plant

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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Demolition (Construction) -Plant qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.

Total Qualification Time: 380
Minimum Age: 16
Award Code: QUB932
Credits: 38

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 Demolition within the construction industry.

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.

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
-Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
-Inspecting and Completing User Maintenance on Plant or Machinery in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:
-Operating Demolition Plant or Machinery to Demolish Structures above 30 Metres in the Workplace
-Operating Demolition Plant or Machinery to Demolish Structures Up to 30 Metres in the Workplace
-Operating Demolition Plant or Machinery to Demolish Structures Up to 15 Metres in the Workplace
-Operating Demolition-adapted Crawler Cranes (Demolition Plant) to Demolish Structures in the Workplace
-Operating Remote and/or Pedestrian-operated Demolition Plant to Demolish Structures in the Workplace
-Operating Demolition Skid Steer (Demolition Plant) to Demolish Structures in the Workplace
-Preparing and operating 180 degree excavators to extract and excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating wheeled loading shovels to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to extract ground and loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating skid steer loaders to extract loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to extract ground, face and/or loose materials in the workplace
-Preparing and operating 360 degrees excavators to remove and process loose waste-type materials in the workplace

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NPORS Courses

Pro Aspire Rail and Construction Training are an accredited NPORS training and testing provider – offering a range of NPORS courses at our centres, or on your site.

NPORS training courses offer flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and accredited training providers.

Established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

N010 Telescopic Handler Operator – All sizes

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N017 Hand Held Petrol Driven Cut off Saw/ Abrasive wheels

NPORS

This hand held petrol cut off training course has been designed to help users identify, select, inspect and fit all varieties of wheel on a variety of hand held cut off saws and understand any legal application.

The practical session includes choosing, inspecting and fitting the wheel for a specific task.

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N108 MEWP Mobile operated working platform - Boom

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N132 Plant Mover

NPORS

Experienced Worker Test.

Upon successful completion the candidate will be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of your industry, the dangers of working in your industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer's handbook for the particular machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer's and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Plant Mover use
  • Prepare excavator for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Storage and transport of machinery attachments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N202 Excavator 360° Operator / N100 Excavator as a Crane

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N209 Loading shovel

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N215 Dozer Operator

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N402 Slinger/Signaler

NPORS

To provide you with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to slinging and signaling as a banksman, working in the construction industry and allied environments.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N404 Safe Working at Height

NPORS

Upon successful completion the candidate will be able to:

  • Prepare to work at height safely
  • Enter and exit from height safely
  • Prepare and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with manufacturer’s specification (including harnesses)
  • Use equipment and tools safely and in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Follow procedures and work safely
  • Deal with emergencies
  • Use appropriate behaviour for working at height
  • Use appropriate knowledge for working at height
  • Apply relevant statuary and industry standards for working at height
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N722 Material Re-Handler 360° Operator

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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N723 Harness and Fall Arrest course

NPORS

The course content is as follows;

  • P.P.E. Regulations
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Relevant regulations/legislations
  • Design and types of harness
  • When to wear a harness
  • How to fit a harness
  • Fall factors
  • Inspection records
  • Safe anchorage
  • Fall arrest lanyard
  • Work restraint lanyard
  • Shock absorber lanyard
  • Defect identification and reports

On successful completion all candidates will be issued with an Npors card valid for 3 years.

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N726 Quick Hitch Awareness

NPORS

This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.

Method

You will be tested on your knowledge with both practical and theory tests.

If you require the Red Trained operator card with a CSCS logo on you require a Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test within the last two.

Outcome

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't require the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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Door Supervisor Courses

Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

NOCN

If you are interested in this course Contact Us.

Total Qualification Time: 45
Minimum Age: 18
Credits: 5

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Level 2 Award for Up skilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

RESIT - NOCN

If you are interested in this course Contact Us.

Total Qualification Time: 18
Minimum Age: 18
Credits: 3

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First Aid Courses

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

NOCN

If you are interested in this course Contact Us.

Total Qualification Time: 7
Minimum Age: 16
Credits: 1

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Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

NOCN

If you are interested in this course Contact Us.

Total Qualification Time: 22
Minimum Age: 16
Credits: 2

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