Groundworks

General Building Operations

About this course

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations ‐ General Building Operations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in general building operations to demonstrate their competence. There is also a Level 2 NVQ Certificate in this occupational area. The units in this qualification are derived from National Occupational Standards

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

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

    A/503/1170

    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.

  • Laying Kerbs and Channels in the Workplace

    D/503/9634

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when laying kerbs and channels., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when laying kerbs and channels., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when laying kerbs and channels., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to lay kerbs and channels., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when laying kerbs and channels., Complete the work within the allocated time when laying kerbs and channels., Comply with the given contract information to lay kerbs and channels to the required specification.

  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

    J/503/1169

    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.

  • Laying Modular Pavement in the Workplace

    J/503/9627

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when laying modular pavement., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when laying modular pavement., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when laying modular pavement., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to lay modular pavement., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when laying modular pavement., Complete the work within the allocated time when laying modular pavement., Comply with the given contract information to lay modular pavement to the required specification.

  • Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the Workplace

    L/600/8101

    Interpret the given information relating to setting out dimensional control of the work., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to set out dimensional control of the work., Maintain safe working practices when setting out dimensional control of the work., Select the required quantity and quality of resources to set out dimensional control of the work., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when setting out dimensional control of the work., Complete the work within the allocated time when setting out dimensional control of the work., Comply with the given contract information to set out dimensional control of the work to the required specification.

Optional Units

  • Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace

    K/503/9622

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when segregating the area for highways works., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when segregating the area for highways works., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when segregating the area for highways works., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to segregate the area for highways works., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when segregating the area for highways works., Complete the work within the allocated time when segregating the area for highways works., Comply with the given contract information to segregating the area for highways works to the required specification.

  • Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace

    R/600/7127

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when establishing work area protection and safety., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when establishing work area protection and safety., Maintain safe working practices when establishing work area protection and safety., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to establish work area protection and safety., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when establishing work area protection and safety., Complete the work within the allocated time when establishing work area protection and safety., Comply with the given contract information to establish work area protection and safety to the required specification

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