To achieve the qualification candidates must gather naturally occurring work based evidence which would include some or all of the following:
- Daily/weekly plant checks signed by the operator and manager or fitter
- Method Statements/Risk Assessments specific to the operator
- Copies of CPCS card and any relevant training certificates
Any other documentation which is agreed as being valid by the assessor and candidate
Once the candidate has gathered the above evidence and when they feel ready to be assessed, one of our assessors will visit them at work on-site and observe them carrying out their normal work activities.
As part of the assessment process you will be required to take part in a Q&A session with your assessor.
Once our assessor is satisfied that the candidate has provided sufficient evidence they will be passed for verification and certification.
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in construction plant or machinery maintenance within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.
This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.
The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units
– Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
– Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
– Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
– Operating Plant or Machinery for Non-operational Activities in the Workplace
– Servicing Plant or Machinery in the workplace
– Removing and Replacing Plant or Machinery Components to Replace Worn, Damaged or Faulty Parts in the Workplace
– Dismantling and Assembling Plant or Machinery Components to Replace Worn, Damaged or Faulty Parts in the Workplace
– Diagnosing Faults in Plant or Machinery Systems or Components in the Workplace
– Inspecting Plant or Machinery for Operational Serviceability in the Workplace
The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in two of the following optional units:
– Installing, Repairing or Modifying Construction Resources by Heating, Welding, Brazing, Soldering and Thermal Cutting in the Workplace
– Producing One-off Components to Restore or Maintain the Operational Functions of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace
– Installing Plant or Machinery for Operational Activities in the Workplace
– Configuring Plant or Machinery for Specific Operational Activities in the Workplace
– Handing Over Plant or Machinery to the Control of Others in the Workplace
– Carrying Out Specific Tests on Plant or Machinery to Determine Operational Serviceability in the Workplace