Controlling Lifting Operations — Planning Lifts (Construction)

Type Level 5 NVQ Diploma Entry Requirements Candidates must be over the age of 19, and an experienced lifting operator. Duration No fixed duration.

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This course demonstrates occupational competence in lifting operations across a selection of specialist equipment for those already holding a position as a lifting operator.

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone wishing to demonstrate occupational competence in lifting operations as an appointed person. This NVQ is also required both for red CPCS Appointed Person trained operator card holders and red NPORS-CSCS Appointed Person trained operator card holders in order to upgrade to the blue competent operator card.

How is it assessed?

All evidence and assessments will be managed by the e-portfolio system - Learning Assistant.

Candidates will be assessed through a number of assessment methods. Evidence will be collated by both the assessor and the candidate through observations, professional discussions, witness testimonies and supporting documentary evidence.

Competence is proved by the assessor observing the candidate demonstrating that they carry out their normal work activities competently to the industry standard whilst complying with current legislation.

The assessor will work with the candidate to confirm that they have met the requirements of the units of the qualification.

The candidate must be assessed in a work environment - workplace evidence of skills can not be simulated.

Assessment Methods used

  • Observations
  • Witness Testimonies
  • Professional discussions
  • Site evidence
  • Photographic evidence
  • Evidence of previous learning
  • Knowledge Questions

Entry Requirements

The candidate must be an experienced and competent lifting operator and be over the age of 19 years to enrol on this qualification.

Progression Routes

Achievement of this qualification provides opportunities to progress to further qualifications and training such as the supervisory and management qualifications.

Industry recognition and Benefits

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