Level 2 NVQ in Sub-structure Work Occupations - Underpinning Operations (Excavated Underpinning)

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 Sub-structure Work Occupations (Construction) - Underpinning Operations (Excavated Underpinning)

Minimum Credit Value: 81

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 81 credits needs to be attained. This comprises the 4 mandatory units plus a minimum of 14 credits from ONE unit must come from Optional Group A with a further 44 credits from FOUR units which must come from Optional Group B.

Mandatory Units - The learner must achieve 23 credits from the 4 units in this Mandatory Group.

Optional Group A - The learner must achieve a minimum of 14 credits from at least 1 unit in this Optional Group.

Optional Group B - The learner must achieve a minimum of 44 credits from at least 4 units in this Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 23 | Units Required: 4

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Setting out and marking positions for underpinning sequence in the workplace
Credits: 13 Level: 3 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
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: 58 | Units Required: 5

Title Credits Level More info
Group A - Excavating for underpinning in the workplace 14 2 More info
Group A - Excavating and providing temporary support to pits and trenches in the workplace 17 2 More info
Group B - Erecting and striking underpinning formwork in the workplace 9 2 More info
Group B - Installing reinforcement steel for underpinning in the workplace 17 2 More info
Group B - Installing dry packing in the workplace 9 2 More info
Group B - Repairing sub-structure after underpinning in the workplace 15 2 More info
Group B - Placing and compacting concrete in the workplace 11 2 More info
Group B - Installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works in the workplace 22 2 More info