L2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) – Excavating Plant

Overview

For operators of 180º & 360º excavators, crawler tractor dozers and crawler cranes.

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations – Excavating Plant 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 Excavating Plant 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 Rule of Combination (RoC) below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.

Mandatory Units
QCF641
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

Comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation requirements., Recognise hazards associated with the workplace that have not been previously controlled and report them in accordance with organisational procedures., Comply with organisational policies and procedures to contribute to health, safety and welfare., Work responsibly to contribute to workplace health, safety and welfare whilst carrying out work in the relevant occupational area., Comply with and support all organisational security arrangements and approved procedures.

QCF642
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

Communicate with others to establish productive work practices., Follow organisational procedures to plan the sequence of work., Maintain relevant records in accordance with the organisational procedures., Maintain good working relationships when conforming to productive working practices.

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Optional Units
QCF388Bv3
Preparing and operating 180 degree excavators to extract and excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of 180 degree excavators for extracting and excavating operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which extracting and excavating operations using 180 degree excavators are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out extracting and excavating operations using 180 degree excavators., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out extracting and excavating operations using 180 degree excavators., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out extracting and excavating operations using 180 degree excavators., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and extracting and excavating materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and extracting and excavating materials., Comply with the given contract information to extract materials using 180 degree excavators to the required specification.

QCF388Lv1
Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of crawler tractor dozers for dozer operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which dozer operations using crawler tractor dozers are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out dozer operations using crawler tractor dozers., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out dozer operations using crawler tractor dozers., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out dozer operations using crawler tractor dozers., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and carrying out dozer operations., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and carrying out dozer operations., Comply with the given contract information to carry out dozer operations using crawler tractor dozers to the required specification.

QCF389Av3
Preparing and operating draglines to excavate ground materials in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of draglines to carry out excavating operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which excavating operations using draglines are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out excavating operations using draglines., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out excavating operations using draglines., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out excavating operations using draglines., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and excavating materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and excavating materials., Comply with the given contract information to excavate materials using draglines to the required specification.

QCF389Cv3
Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to excavate ground in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of 360 degree excavators to carry out excavating operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which excavating operations using 360 degree excavators are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out excavating operations using 360 degree excavators., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out excavating operations using 360 degree excavators., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out excavating operations using 360 degree excavators., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and excavating materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and excavating materials., Comply with the given contract information to excavate materials using 360 degree excavators to the required specification.

QCF389Dv3
Preparing and operating trenchers to excavate ground in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of trenchers to carry out excavating operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which excavating operations using trenchers are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out excavating operations using trenchers., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out excavating operations using trenchers., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out excavating operations using trenchers., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and excavating materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and excavating materials., Comply with the given contract information to excavate materials using trenchers to the required specification.

QCF389Fv1
Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of tracked loading shovels to carry out excavating operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which excavating operations using tracked loading shovels are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out excavating operations using tracked loading shovels., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out excavating operations using tracked loading shovels., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out excavating operations using tracked loading shovels., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and excavating materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and excavating materials., Comply with the given contract information to excavate materials using tracked loading shovels to the required specification.

QCF389Fv1
Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of tracked loading shovels to carry out excavating operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which excavating operations using tracked loading shovels are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out excavating operations using tracked loading shovels., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out excavating operations using tracked loading shovels., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out excavating operations using tracked loading shovels., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and excavating materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and excavating materials., Comply with the given contract information to excavate materials using tracked loading shovels to the required specification.

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