Level 2 Plant Operations NVQ

Level 2 NVQ Certificate In Plant Operations

The Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for plant operatives following one of a variety of pathways relating to their work roles. In completing this NVQ certificate in plant operations, you will secure developments of such skills as signalling and guiding the loads on heavy machinery. The learner will also be able to become a specialist in the operation of plant machines, such as forklift trucks, excavators, and scissor lifts through studying our diploma in plant operations (construction).

Who is the Plant Operations NVQ qualification for?

The NVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations (Construction) is designed for Plant Operators looking to demonstrate their competence within their chosen area, and progress from the CPCS or NPORS red trained operator card, to the blue competent operator card.

Plant Operations NVQ Course Price:

Our NVQ certificate in Plant Operations costs £600 +vat.

Flexible Payment Options For Our Plant Operations NVQ:

  • Payment in full
  • 50% up front - 50% on completion
  • 4 equal monthly payments 

Entry Requirements For Our Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction):

The plant operations (construction) qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners wishing to start this Construction NVQ certificate in plant operations must be aged 16+ and be working in a role that will allow them to demonstrate their competence against the units below.

NVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations (Construction) - Course content and delivery:

To complete this NVQ certificate in plant operations (construction), the learner will be assessed using a range of methods tailored to the learners needs. These vary from on-site assessments, observations, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, professional discussion, and witness testimonials.


Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) Course Content - Mandatory Units:

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace


Candidates will need to complete the Mandatory/Optional unit requirements for each of the following pathways.

Pathway 1: Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations (Cranes and Specialist Lifting) 

Pathway 2: Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations (Fork-lift Trucks) 

Pathway 3: Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations (Extracting) 

Pathway 4: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Transporting Loads) 

Pathway 5: Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations (Work Platforms) 

Pathway 6: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Laying and Distributing) 

Pathway 7: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Compacting) 

Pathway 8: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Processing) 

Pathway 9: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Loading and Securing) 

Pathway 10: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Road/Rail) 

Pathway 11: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Attachments) 

Pathway 12: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Excavating) 

Pathway 13: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Sweeping, Cleaning, Clearing)

Pathway 14: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Operations Guide) 

Pathway 15: Level 2 NVQ  in Plant Operations (Movement Guide)

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We are continuously adding more Level 2 qualifications to our portfolio.  If you don’t see the qualification you’re looking for, contact us and check if we can provide it.


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