Level 2 NVQ in Construction Operations - Construction Operations

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Construction Operations NVQ level 2 qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.


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L2 NVQ Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering Operations - Construction Operations

Minimum Credit Value: 40

Reference: 603/3611/0

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 6 units need to be attained. This comprises the 4 units from the Mandatory Group plus ONE unit from the Optional Unit Group A AND ONE unit from Optional Group B.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 20 | Units Required: 4

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
Credits: 3 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Installing, Maintaining and Removing Work Area Protection and Safety Equipment in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
Credits: 5 Level: 2 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 20 | Units Required: 2

Title Credits Level More info
GROUP A - Installing drainage in the workplace 19 2 More info
GROUP A - Pouring concrete to form structures in the workplace 13 2 More info
GROUP B - Controlling, Directing and Guiding the Operation of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace 18 2 More info
GROUP B - Cutting, drilling and shaping construction related materials in the workplace 12 1 More info
GROUP B - Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace 8 2 More info
GROUP B - Identifying and marking the location of utilities apparatus and sub-structures in the workplace 12 2 More info
GROUP B - Installing, Constructing, Maintaining, Dismantling and Removing Temporary Works in the Workplace 22 2 More info
GROUP B - Installing, maintaining and removing temporary excavation support in the workplace 16 2 More info
GROUP B - Laying, placing or applying construction related materials in the workplace 14 1 More info
GROUP B - Locating and excavating to expose buried utility services in the workplace 13 2 More info
GROUP B - Preparing and Mixing Concrete and Mortars in the Workplace 8 1 More info
GROUP B - Preparing and mixing construction related materials in the workplace 14 1 More info
GROUP B - Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace 16 2 More info
GROUP B - Preparing and operating powered units, tools or pedestrian plant, machinery or equipment in the workplace 7 2 More info
GROUP B - Preparing and operating ride-on rollers to compact materials in the workplace 16 2 More info
GROUP B - Reinstating ground condition in the workplace 13 2 More info
GROUP B - Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace 10 2 More info