Level 2 NVQ in Construction Operations - General Construction

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

This qualification recognises the learner's demonstrable knowledge, skills and competence in general construction. As a Level 2 NVQ Certificate, this qualification is derived from the National Occupational Standards and has been developed to be delivered in the working environment. As such, this qualification requires the individual to be employed in the construction industry and operate in an appropriate working environment to commence study. This qualification may lead the learner to progress to further learning.

L2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations (Construction) - General Construction

Minimum Credit Value: 46

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 46 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 3 mandatory units plus 1 unit from each of the optional unit groups.

Mandatory Units - The learner must achieve 10 credits from the 3 units in the Mandatory Group.

Optional Group A - The learner must achieve a minimum of 10 credits from at least 1 unit in this Optional Group.

Optional Group B - The learner must achieve a minimum of 19 credits from at least 1 unit in this Optional Group.

Optional Group C - The learner must achieve a minimum of 7 credits from at least 1 unit in this Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 10 | Units Required: 3

Title Credits Level More info
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 5 2 More info
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace 3 2 More info
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace 2 1 More info

Optional Units

Credit Value: 36 | Units Required: 3

Title Credits Level More info
Group A - Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace 10 2 More info
Group A - Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace 12 2 More info
Group B - Placing and Finishing Non-Specialist Concrete in the Workplace 21 2 More info
Group B - Installing Drainage in the Workplace 19 2 More info
Group C - Reinstating ground condition in the workplace 12 2 More info
Group C - Placing and compacting concrete in the workplace 13 2 More info
Group C - Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace 8 8 More info
Group C - Installing Street Ironwork in the Workplace 9 2 More info
Group C - Preparing and Mixing Concrete and Mortars in the Workplace 8 1 More info
Group C - Providing Temporary Excavation Support in the Workplace 15 2 More info
Group C - Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the Workplace 12 2 More info
Group C - Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace 16 2 More info
Group C - Preparing and operating ride-on rollers to compact materials in the workplace 16 2 More info
Group C - Preparing to and directing and guiding the movement of vehicles, plant or machinery in the workplace 12 2 More info
Group C - Preparing for, and arranging and securing plant or machinery for transportation in the workplace 16 2 More info
Group C - Preparing and operating powered units, tools or pedestrian plant, machinery or equipment in the workplace 7 2 More info
Group C - Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace 10 2 More info