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Extracting – Diploma
About this course
For operators of 180º & 360º excavators, crawler tractor dozers and crawler cranes.
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations – Extracting Plant 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 as a Plant Operator 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 55 credits need to be attained. 5 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory Group and a minimum of 50 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 trenchers to extract ground and/or loose materials in the workplace
Preparing and operating motorised scrapers to extract, transport and distribute materials in the workplace
Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to extract ground and loose materials in the workplace
Preparing and operating suction and vacuum excavators to extract in the workplace
Preparing and operating draglines to extract ground and/or loose materials in the workplace
Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace
Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to extract ground, face and/or loose materials in the workplace
Preparing and operating 180 degree excavators to extract and excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace