Level 2 NVQ in Land Drilling Operations - Land Driller

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.


L2 NVQ Diploma in Land Drilling Operations (Construction) - Land Driller

Minimum Credit Value: 91

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 91 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 6 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 84 | Units Required: 6

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Providing for and Maintaining the Security of the Work and Environment Surrounding the Drilling Area in the Workplace
Credits: 12 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Drilling and completing holes to the drilling specification programme in the workplace
Credits: 43 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the workplace
Credits: 14 Level: 2 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
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 7 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace 10 2 More info
Setting out secondary dimensional work control in the workplace 7 2 More info
Reinstating ground condition in the workplace 13 2 More info
Preparing and operating powered units, tools or pedestrian plant, machinery or equipment in the workplace 7 2 More info
Carrying out checks and/or basic maintenance on plant or machinery in the workplace 8 2 More info