NVQ Level 2 - General Building Operations

  • Who Attends

    Any person or employee, that works in construction and needs to obtain a CSCS card and a nationally recognised qualification in this trade.

    The candidate must have previously successfully completed an Operative's Health and Safety touch screen test within the past two years.

  • The Aim
  • Course Content

    Mandatory Units:
    Conform to General Workplace Safety.Conform to Efficient Work Practices.
    Lay Modular Pavement.
    Lay Kerbs and Channels.
    Set Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control.

    Optional Units

    Plus ONE of the following
    Establish Work Area Protection and Safety.
    Endorsement:
    Modular Pavement.
    Segregate the Area for Highways Works.

    Additional Units: (not compulsory)
    Operate Plant or Machinery to Receive and Transport Loads.

    Endorsements (one of:)
    Forward Tipping Dumper Wheeled.
    Forward Tipping Dumper Tracked.
    Operate Plant or Machinery to Compact.
    Endorsement:
    Ride on Roller.
    Direct and Guide the Movement of Plant or Machinery.

    Endorsements (one of:)
    Slinger/Signaller.
    Banksperson.
    Loader/Securer.
    Arrange and Secure Loads.
    Operate Specialised Powered Tools and Equipment.
    Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads.
    The candidate must have previously successfully completed an Operative's Health and Safety touch screen test within the past two years.

  • Knowledge
  • Methods

    The NVQ will be assessed over approximately three on-site assessments, whilst the candidate carries out their day to day work. Evidence will be collected in the form of photographs, method statements and professional discussions by your dedicated Assessor.

  • Additional Info

    Once the candidate is registered, after the profile and induction visit, they will be able to apply for a one year trade CSCS card extension.

    Once they have completed their NVQ their card will then last five years but is simply renewed by a Construction Skills Operative touch screen health & safety test and will run for a further five years.

    A CITB grant from £400 to £488 is available for companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board

    Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

    Duration:

    The duration of a Level 2 NVQ varies depending on the candidate, their level of experience and the work they are undertaking. We advise that the majority of NVQ Level 2's are completed between 2 and 6 months from induction.

    A CITB grant from £400 to £488 is available for companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board

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