An NVQ is a National Vocational Qualification. A trade related qualification of experience and competence set against nationally recognised occupational standards.
Why do I need it?
UK Major Contractors Group requires a qualified workforce of contractors and subcontractors. To fulfil this requirement each operative will need to have achieved a relevant job qualification to obtain access to the majority of the construction sites throughout the UK.
Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction)
This qualification offers the opportunity for learners to demonstrate an achievement of practical skills, understanding and knowledge in the workplace – consisting of induction, evidence gathering and workplace onsite assessments.
It can be taken as a standalone qualification to demonstrate occupational providing evidence for operatives to progress from the red trained operator Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) card to the blue competent operator CPCS card, or for learners who are working directly towards their blue competent operator CPCS card.