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Level 2 - Plant Operations

An SQA delivered National Vocational Qualification

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Learn

Relevant health and safety legislation
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Understand

Site plans and hazard avoidance

Certification

Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be awarded with a Certificate of Competency.

Course Details

Who Attends?

You will take this Level 2 NVQ qualification if you are currently employed or have previously been employed as a plant operator, and wish to demonstrate your ability to work safely and competently to a recognised national standard. You might also have experience or qualifications in construction and know you want to specialise in plant operations: the NVQ route provides flexibility in ways to demonstrate your practical skills and knowledge and have them assessed and recognised.

The Aim?

This qualification that develops competency in working as a plant operator. You will learn how to conform to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace and how to conform to productive working practices in the workplace. Depending on the pathway chosen, you will learn how to prepare and operate different types of plant equipment/machinery.

There are several different pathways within this qualification and they include cranes and specialist lifting, road/rail, attachments, transporting loads, erecting and dismantling, excavating or constructing and forming. All the units in the qualification relate to the skills and knowledge required to become a plant operator, and each pathway allows you to specialise in the area you require to become qualified in, ensuring you are competent to undertake the job role.

Knowledge Requited

You must complete all required mandatory units and the required number of optional units for each pathway. These differ for each pathway.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification – anyone over the age of 16 that is seeking to demonstrate competence working in the plant operations sector can take this qualification

Methods Used

Don’t miss a day’s pay by being assessed for an NVQ level on site, as you work. We send out an assessor to observe and ask questions during a typical day, and you will be judged on your knowledge, performance and experience.

Earning NVQ levels is really about knowing how to do job well and safely. Especially at the lower levels, as little as three years on the job experience is often enough to qualify you.

As you get up to the higher levels, study and revision at home of an evening becomes more and more important.

Additional Information

You will take this Level 2 NVQ qualification if you are currently employed or have previously been employed as a plant operator, and wish to demonstrate your ability to work safely and competently to a recognised national standard. You might also have experience or qualifications in construction and know you want to specialise in plant operations: the NVQ route provides flexibility in ways to demonstrate your practical skills and knowledge and have them assessed and recognised.

After your qualification is complete a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card will be availible for you to apply for.

Certification

SQA National Vocational Qualification Certificate.

Location

At your chosen site location.

Date

Our assessors are fully flexible and can fit around your schedules.

What Our Customers Are Saying

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“Excellent customer service, extremely knowledgeable and really helpful in responding to training queries. We would definitely recommend CMT” Marie, Riteweld Engineering

“I was on the HSA(+1) course yesterday at Fulbourn (nr Cambridge) and wanted to send an email praising our instructor.

It wasn’t a course that I was heading to with much excitement to be honest, however….. out of all the courses I have been on over the last 18 years, Your’s was by far the most enjoyable.

Factual, fun, and well delivered.

I will pass my recommendations on and will look forward to coming back one day for another course.

Keep up the great work.” 

Adam, DSEI

“The training went very well, at a good steady pace throughout. I had excellent support which without I wouldn’t have got through the course.On various courses with different training providers, I never got this level of support throughout and even felt neglected at times.

The Fulbourn centre has excellent facilities which were great to learn and develop in.”

Dale, Bouygues

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