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    Skills & Training fund

    Did you know that CITB registered SME employers with up to 99 employees can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to cover the cost of their short duration courses? This includes any Site Safety Plus courses. Employers can submit one claim every 12 months.

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    CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

    As a CITB Approved Training Organisation, as well as the automatic claims for CPCS courses and NVQ's, we can now claim on your behalf for NPORS and In-house courses. The rates are tiered in the same way the CPCS courses are. For more information give one of our sales team a call on 01189700200 or...

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Level 2 NVQ Attachments - Plant Operations

plant operations nvq

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations - Attachments qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Attachments within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.


This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.


The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units:

- Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

- Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

- Preparing and operating plant or machinery attachments in the workplace


TheL2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction) - Attachments   is a work based qualification for experienced workers.

Categories included in this qualification include:

  • Agricultural based tractors for Non-agricultural activities
  • Boom type Work Platforms
  • Excavator Cranes 
  • Loader Compressor
  • Lorry Loaders NVQ
  • Mast Climber NVQ
  • Rough Terrain Masted Forklift Attachments NVQ
  • Skid steer Loaders to Extract Loose Materials

Candidates will need to compile a portfolio of work-based evidence, along with an on-site assessment.

The qualification can take up to 6 months to complete, depending on work commitments, and you will be given high levels of support throughout the process.

If you already hold a Red CPCS Trained Operators Card achieving this qualification will gain you a Blue CPCS Competence Card.


Description: To upgrade to the Blue CPCS ‘Competent Operator’ CPCS card

  - 15% discount, bespoke pricing dependent on numbers and delivery style (OSAT)


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Get in contact with us today on 01189 700200 and we will talk you through the NVQ programmes we have available. Our professional and friendly construction training specialists are certain to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary for you to take your career further.