Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations - Excavating

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

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


L2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Excavating

Minimum Credit Value: 25

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 25 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 2 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 5 | Units Required: 2

Title Credits Level  
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: 20 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Preparing and operating wheeled loading shovels to excavate in the workplace 26 2 More info
Preparing and operating suction and vacuum excavators to excavate in the workplace 52 2 More info
Preparing and operating skid steer loaders to excavate in the workplace 20 2 More info