Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations - Transporting Loads

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The NVQ level 2 Transporting Loads qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification, to confirm competence in preparing and operating volumetric trucks, trailer mounted concrete pumps, tractors, static concrete placing booms, self-propelled bowsers, rear tipping dump trucks or forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace.


CPCS Blue Card

The CPCS Red Trained Operator card is valid for 2 years, during which time you are required to undertake the relevant plant NVQ to upgrade to the Blue Competent Operator Card.

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L2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Transporting Loads

Minimum Credit Value: 17

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 17 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: 12 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Preparing and operating volumetric trucks to receive and transport materials in the workplace 30 2 More info
Preparing and operating trailer-mounted concrete pumps to receive, pump and discharge materials in the workplace 18 2 More info
Preparing and operating tractors with towed equipment for non-agricultural activities in the workplace 20 2 More info
Preparing and operating static concrete placing booms to discharge and place materials in the workplace 25 2 More info
Preparing and operating self-propelled bowsers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace 12 2 More info
Preparing and operating rear tipping dump trucks to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace 30 2 More info
Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace 16 2 More info