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About this course
The Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations – Work Platforms qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work in Work Platforms within the construction industry.
You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your qualification.
This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.
To achieve this qualification a minimum of 17 credits need to be attained. 5 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory Group and a minimum of 12 credits from the Optional Group.
Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms – MEWP – in the workplace
Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms – MEWP – in the workplace
Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms – MEWP – in the workplace