A18 NVQ in Reach Trucks

  • Fees £650
  • 1-12 Months

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction)

Ofqual’s Qualification Code: 603/2585/9

To gain the qualification, learners must achieve a minimum total of 16 credits (160 TQT)

This comprises:

  • 5 credits from the Mandatory Core Units
  • Plus all of the required credits from one of the Pathways

Rationale and purpose of this qualification

This qualification is aimed at those who are in work and are looking for recognition of their prior learning and experience.

Its primary purpose is to confirm the learner’s occupational competence as a Plant Operator. As a work-related, competence-based qualification it provides confirmation to employers, industry managers and card schemes that the learner has the skills and knowledge needed to meet the nationally recognised standard to carry out the role.

Learners who achieve this qualification can use it to gain employment, to progress in the industry, or to work towards another qualification (see Progression).

Objectives

The qualification is designed to meet the following objectives:

  • supporting a role in the workplace
  • confirming knowledge, understanding and skills
  • providing access to a relevant card scheme
  • enabling learners to gain the relevant licence to practice

Recognition

This qualification is supported by CSCS which is the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme provides a registration card scheme acknowledged by industry for those involved in Construction. The scheme recognises skills, knowledge and understanding, competence and qualifications.

What does this qualification cover?

As this is a competence-based qualification, learners will be acquiring the knowledge and skills required through either on-the-job experience or in a learning environment.

To achieve the whole qualification, learners need a minimum of 16 credits. They must complete 2 mandatory units and 1 optional unit from the qualification structure. (see Qualification content and delivery tools)

There are no specific skills, knowledge understanding or any other qualifications that must be achieved in order to start this qualification, however learners must have the potential and opportunity to gain this qualification successfully.

 

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is suitable for:

  • people in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • workers wishing to progress into a supervisory position
  • people in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • individuals who wish to start their own business
  • school and college students with a part-time job that enables them to develop the appropriate skills in the workplace
  • full-time and part-time study

Frequently asked questions

No. There are no requirements for you to attend our centre. You will study in you own time and meet our assessor at your work to carry out site visits and assessments.

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