NVQ in Controlling Lift Operations

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Nvq’s in controlling lift operations allows learners can specialise in preparing, guiding and placing suspended loads. Supervising Lifts will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as lifting operations and developing and maintaining good working relationships. Planning lifting activities using cranes and/or lifting equipment in the workplace

NVQ qualification in Controlling Lift Operations is aimed at those who are in work and are looking for recognition of their prior learning and experience.

These qualifications allow learners to demonstrate competence in plant operations at a level required by the construction and the built environment industry. As a work-related, competence-based qualification it provides confirmation to employers and access to CPCS card schemes that the learner has the skills and knowledge needed to meet the nationally recognised standard to carry out the role.


What are the benefits of this Level 2 NVQ?

What are the benefits of this Level 2, 4 and 5 NVQ?

  • Enhance their career prospects
  • Have their existing skills recognised
  • Achieve a nationally recognised qualification
  • Increased work opportunities globally
  • Access to CPCS Blue Card

Frequently asked questions

NVQ’s cover a wide range of subjects for almost every occupational area in every business sector.

A flexible route to becoming qualified in the workplace with no examinations A practical demonstration of the individuals skills, knowledge and understanding Certification to demonstrate you have met a national standard for an occupational role Improved employability and transferability Access to recognised qualification for employees with no other formal education

They are assessed in a combination of ways: By portfolio - you build up evidence of what you've done at work; and by observation - an assessor watches you work and checks that you can do the tasks. Candidates produce evidence to prove they have the competence to meet the NVQ/SVQ standards.

You cannot fail an NVQ. You are either classed as competent, or not yet competent; which means you would need to provide additional or further evidence over a period of time.

Applications are assessed in order of receipt and processing times may vary. Most candidates complete a course in 3 - 12 months dependant on the level. Some in as little as 3 months depending on what time you have available and what evidence you may already have.

Yes. Towards the end of your course your Assessor will conduct an onsite observation at your work place to make sure you are putting in to practice what you have been studying. We observe you not the business.

All of our assessors are industry competent and qualified. You will be assigned one Assessor/Tutor throughout the duration of the course so you know who to deal with and build that important rapport. There is no limit to the support you can ask for.

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