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L2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) – Extracting Plant

L2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) – Extracting Plant NVQ

For operators of loader compressors, skid steer loaders and wheel loading shovels.

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations ‐ Extracting Plant provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in loader compressors, skid steer loaders and wheel loading shovels to demonstrate their competence. There is also a Level 2 Diploma 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

QCF641 - Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.

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.


QCF642 - Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

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.


Optional Units

QCF388C - Preparing and Operating Wheeled Loading Shovels to Extract Loose Materials in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the use of wheeled loading shovels to carry out extracting operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which extracting operations using wheeled loading shovels are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to carry out extracting operations with wheeled loading shovels., Maintain safe working practices when preparing for and carrying out extracting operations using wheeled loading shovels., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out extracting operations using wheeled loading shovels., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when extracting materials using wheeled loading shovels., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and extracting materials using wheeled loading shovels., Comply with the given contract information to extract materials using wheeled loading shovels to the required specification.


QCF388E - Preparing and Operating Skid Steer Loaders to Extract Loose Materials in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the use of skid steer loaders to carry out extracting operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which extracting operations using skid steer loaders are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to carry out extracting operations with skid steer loaders., Maintain safe working practices when preparing for and carrying out extracting operations using skid steer loaders., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out extracting operations using skid steer loaders., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when extracting materials using skid steer loaders., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and extracting materials using skid steer loaders., Comply with the given contract information to extract materials using skid steer loaders to the required specification.


QCF388Hv3 - Preparing and operating loader compressors to extract loose materials in the workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of loader compressors for extracting operations., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which extracting operations using loader compressors are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out extracting operations using loader compressors., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out extracting operations using loader compressors., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out extracting operations using loader compressors., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and extracting materials., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and extracting materials., Comply with the given contract information to extract materials using loader compressors to the required specification.


QCF400 - Preparing and Operating Specialised Powered Tools and Equipment in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of powered tools and/or equipment., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to prepare and use powered tools and/or equipment., Maintain safe working practices when preparing for and using powered tools and/or equipment., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for sustain powered tools and/or equipment., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when using powered tools and/or equipment., Carry out-pre-use preparation inspections on powered tools and/or equipment in accordance with given procedures., Operate powered tools and/or equipment in accordance with safe working practices to achieve the working outcome.


QCF401 - Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the Workplace

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.


QCF402 - Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the preparation for and the slinging and signalling of loads., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which the slinging and signalling of loads is to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to carry out slinging and signalling of loads., Maintain safe working practices when preparing for and slinging and signalling loads., Select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and when slinging and signalling loads., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when slinging and signalling loads., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and slinging and signalling loads., Comply with the given contract information to prepare to and sling and signal loads for movement to the required specification.


QCF403 - Preparing and Carrying Out Plant Operations from a Barge in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the plant operations from a barge., Organise with others the sequence and operation of plant from a barge are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to carry out plant operations from a barge., Maintain safe working practices when preparing for and carrying out plant operations from a barge., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out plant operations from a barge., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area during barge operations., Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and carrying out work from a barge, Comply with the given contract information to carry out plant operations from a barge to the required specification.


QCF404 - Erecting and Dismantling Plant – Cranes and Rigs – in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to erecting and dismantling plant., Organise with others the sequence and operation in which erecting and dismantling operations are to be carried out., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance to carry out erecting and dismantling of plant., Maintain safe working practices when carrying out erecting and dismantling of plant., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to carry out erecting and dismantling of plant., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when erecting and dismantling plant., Complete the work within the allocated time when erecting and dismantling plant., Comply with the given contract information to erect and dismantle plant to the required specification.


QCF643 - Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

Comply with given information when moving, handling and/or storing resources., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when moving, handling and/or storing resources., Maintain safe working practices when moving, handling and/or storing resources., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to move, handle and/or store occupational resources., Prevent the risk of damage to occupational resources and surrounding environment when moving, handling and/or storing resources., Complete the work within the allocated time when moving, handling and/or storing resources., Comply with the given occupational resource information to move, handle and/or store resources to the required guidance.