Level 2 NVQ in Plant or Machinery Maintenance

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Level 2 NVQ in Plant or Machinery Maintenance qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification. The Plant Maintenance NVQ is aimed at those working in the construction plant or machinery maintenance industry.


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L2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

Minimum Credit Value: 192

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 192 credits need to be attained. This comprises of 154 credits from the Mandatory Group, plus 38 credits from the Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 154 | Units Required: 9

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 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
Diagnosing Faults in Plant or Machinery Systems or Components in the Workplace
Credits: 24 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Dismantling and Assembling Plant or Machinery Components to Replace Worn, Damaged or Faulty Parts in the Workplace
Credits: 35 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Inspecting Plant or Machinery for Operational Serviceability in the Workplace
Credits: 26 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
Credits: 5 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Operating Plant or Machinery for Non-operational Activities in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Removing and Replacing Plant or Machinery Components to Restore Operational Use in the Workplace
Credits: 35 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Servicing Plant or Machinery in the Workplace
Credits: 14 Level: 2 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 38 | Units Required: 2

Title Credits Level More info
Carrying Out Specific Tests on Plant or Machinery to Determine Operational Serviceability in the Workplace 24 3 More info
Configuring Plant or Machinery for Specific Operational Activities in the Workplace 21 2 More info
Handing Over Plant or Machinery to the Control of Others in the Workplace 19 3 More info
Installing Plant or Machinery for Operational Activities in the Workplace 36 3 More info
Installing, Repairing or Modifying Construction Resources by Heating, Welding, Brazing, Soldering and Thermal Cutting in the Workplace 30 2 More info
Producing One-off Components to Restore or Maintain the Operational Functions of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace 19 2 More info