Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller

This qualification is nationally recognised, is based on the ConstructionSkills National Occupational Standards (NOS). The NOS, assessment requirements/strategy and qualification structure are owned by Construction Skills. The Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations — Slinger/Signaller (Construction) (QCF) has been approved as a component for the ConstructionSkills Apprenticeship framework.

This qualification will enable learners to demonstrate competence in the area of lifting operations in the construction and the built environment sector. It is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where learners are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction industry.

This qualification is for all learners aged 16 and above who can reach the required standards.

The overall grade for the qualification is a ‘pass’. The learner must achieve all the required units within the specified qualification structure. To pass a unit the learner must:

  • achieve all the specified learning outcomes
  • satisfy all the assessment criteria by providing sufficient and valid evidence for each criterion
  • show that the evidence is their own.

The qualifications are designed to be assessed:

  • in the workplace or
  • in conditions resembling the workplace, as specified in the Assessment requirements/Strategy for the sector, or
  • as part of a training programme.

Units coved:

A – mandatory units

Credit value required: minimum 43.

Unit 1: Conforming to General Safety in the Workplace

Unit 2: Checking and Preparing Lifting Accessories to Carry Out Lifting Operations in the Workplace

Unit 3: Attaching and Preparing Suspended Loads for Movement Using Lifting Accessories in the Workplace

Unit 4: Guiding, Positioning and Placing Suspended Loads in the Workplace

B – additional unit

Unit 5: Moving and Handling Resources in the Workplace

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