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Highways Maintenance – Excavation & Reinstatement

Location

Mainland UK

Accreditation

NVQ

Duration

TBC

Valid for

Lifetime award

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 Highways Maintenance ‐ Excavation Operations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in excavation 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.

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.

  • Locating and Protecting Utilities Apparatus and Sub-structures in the Workplace

    A/503/9639

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when locating and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when locating and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when locating and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to locate and protect utilities apparatus and sub-structures., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when locating and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures., Complete the work within the allocated time when locating and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures., Comply with the given contract information to locate and protect utilities apparatus and sub-structures to the required specification.

  • Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the Workplace

    H/503/9442

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

  • Excavating Holes and Trenches - Manual Digging in the Workplace

    Y/503/9650

    Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to excavate holes and trenches by manual digging., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging., Complete the work within the allocated time when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging., Comply with the given contract information to excavate holes and trenches by manual digging 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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