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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 Cranes and Specialist Lifting Plant - Plant Operations

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The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace.This Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations -­Cranes and Specialist Lifting Plant provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in operating cranes and specialist lifting plant to demonstrate their competence. There is also a Level 2 Diploma in this occupational area. The units in this qualification are derived from National Occupational Standards.


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

Categories included in this qualification include:

  • Crawler Cranes above 10t
  • Crawler Tractor Side Booms 
  • Mobile Cranes NVQ
  • Tower Cranes NVQ

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 )


Level 2




 Cranes and Specialist

Lifting Plant​

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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.