Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations - Excavating (DIP)

The NVQ excavating diploma 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 Plant Operations (Construction) - Excavating

Minimum Credit Value: 55

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 55 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 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: 50 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Preparing and operating trenchers to excavate ground in the workplace 50 2 More info
Preparing and operating tracked loading shovels to excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace 80 2 More info
Preparing and operating suction and vacuum excavators to excavate in the workplace 52 2 More info
Preparing and operating draglines to excavate ground materials in the workplace 60 2 More info
Preparing and operating crawler tractor dozers to carry out dozer operations in the workplace 80 2 More info
Preparing and operating 360 degree excavators to excavate ground in the workplace 80 2 More info
Preparing and operating 180 degree excavators to extract and excavate ground and loose materials in the workplace 80 2 More info