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L3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance

L3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance NVQ

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in construction plant or machinery maintenance within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

The Rule of Combination (RoC) below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 167 credits need to be attained. This comprises of 110 credits from the Mandatory Group, plus 57 credits from the Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

QCF209v2 - Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace

Identify work activities, assess required resources and plan the sequence of work., Obtain clarification and advice where the resources required are not available., Evaluate the work activities and the requirements of any significant external factors against the project requirements., Identify work activities which influence each other and make the best use of theresources available., Identify changed circumstances that require alterations to the work programme and justify them to decision makers.


QCF210v2 - Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace

Develop, maintain and encourage working relationships to promote good will and trust., Inform relevant people about work activities in an appropriate level of detail, with the appropriate level of urgency., Offer advice and help to relevant people about work activities and encourage questions/requests for clarification and comments., Clarify proposals with relevant people and discuss alternative suggestions., Resolve differences of opinion in ways that minimise offence and maintain goodwill, trust and respect.


QCF211v2 - Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace

Assess available project data accurately to determine the occupational method of work., Obtain additional information from alternative sources in cases where the available project data is insufficient., Identify work methods that will make best use of resources and meet project, statutory and contractual requirements., Confirm and communicate the selected work method to relevant personnel.


QCF659 - Operating Plant or Machinery for Non-operational Activities in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Organise with others the sequence in which the work is to be carried out when operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Know how to comply with relevant, current legislation, special legal status documents, official guidance and organisational procedures when operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to operate plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Complete the work within the allocated time when operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities., Comply with the given contract information to operate plant or machinery for non-operational activities to the required specification.


QCF664 - Diagnosing Faults in Plant or Machinery Systems or Components in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to diagnose faults in plant or machinery systems or components., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components., Complete the work within the allocated time when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components., Comply with the given contract information to diagnose faults in plant or machinery systems or components to the required specification.


QCF670 - Determining and Completing Service to Maintain Plant or Machinery in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when determining and completing service to maintain plant or machinery., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when determining and completing service to maintain plant or machinery., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when determining and completing service to maintain plant or machinery., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to determine and complete service to maintain plant or machinery., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when determining and completing service to maintain plant or machinery., Complete the work within the allocated time when determining and completing service to maintain plant or machinery., Comply with the given contract information to determine and complete service to maintain plant or machinery to the required specification.


QCF671 - Determining and Advising on the Viability of Repair or Replacement for Returning Plant or Machinery to Service in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when determining and advising on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when determining and advising on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when determining and advising on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to determine and advise on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when determining and advising on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service., Complete the work within the allocated time when determining and advising on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service., Comply with the given contract information to determine and advise on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant or machinery to service to the required specification.


Optional Units

QCF663v2 - Inspecting Plant or Machinery for Operational Serviceability in the Workplace

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


QCF665 - Installing, Repairing or Modifying Construction Resources by Heating, Welding, Brazing, Soldering and Thermal Cutting in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to install, repair or modify construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting., Complete the work within the allocated time when installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting., Comply with the given contract information to install, repair or modify construction resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting.


QCF666 - Producing One-off Components to Restore or Maintain the Operational Functions of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to produce one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery., Complete the work within the allocated time when producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery., Comply with the given contract information to produce one-off components to restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery to the required specification.


QCF667 - Installing Plant or Machinery for Operational Activities in the Workplace

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


QCF668v2 - Carrying Out Specific Tests on Plant or Machinery to Determine Operational Serviceability in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to carry out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability., Complete the work within the allocated time when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability., Comply with the given contract information to carry out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational serviceability to the required specification.


QCF669 - Configuring Plant or Machinery for Specific Operational Activities in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to configure plant or machinery for specific operational activities., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities., Complete the work within the allocated time when configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities., Comply with the given contract information to configure plant or machinery for specific operational activities to the required specification.


QCF672 - Handing Over Plant or Machinery to the Control of Others in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when handing over plant or machinery to the control of others. Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when handing over plant or machinery to the control of others. Maintain safe and healthy working practices when handing over plant or machinery to the control of others. Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to hand over plant or machinery to the control of others. Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when handing over plant or machinery to the control of others. Complete the work within the allocated time when handing over plant or machinery to the control of others. Comply with the given contract information to hand over plant or machinery to the control of others to the required specification.


QCF673 - Providing Technical Information, Advice and Guidance to Users of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace

Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when providing technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery., Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when providing technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery., Maintain safe and healthy working practices when providing technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery., Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to provide technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery., Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when providing technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery., Complete the work within the allocated time when providing technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery., Comply with the given contract information to provide technical information, advice and guidance to users of plant or machinery to the required specification.