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The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services -Highways Maintenance – Excavation & Reinstatement qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
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 Excavation & Reinstatement 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
-Locating and Protecting Utilities Apparatus and Sub-structures in the Workplace
-Excavating Holes and Trenches (Manual Digging) in the Workplace
-Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the Workplace
-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:
-Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace
-Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace
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. For further information about the Construction Apprenticeship Frameworks, please see website: www.afo.sscalliance.org.
This qualification is supported by federation Concrete Structures Group (CONSTRUCT) and Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).