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Plant Machinery

This is a knowledge based Level 2 SQA qualification to include use of plant machines such as excavators, dumper trucks, slingers or signallers with progression onto CPCS or NPORS.

Plant Machinery

5 Weeks

Blend of classroom and workshop

Site intervention and employer engagement

Level 2 Plant Operations

Employability & Digital Skills

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Course details

This qualification will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as preparing and operating plant machinery and the transfer of loads.

You will learn

  • About workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Conforming to productive work practices
  • How to sling and signal the movement of loads
  • Prepare and operate machinery to excavate materials
  • How to guide moving loads or machinery
  • Prepare and operate machinery to receive and transport loads
  • Prepare and operate machinery to compact materials

What qualifications will you receive?

SQA Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction)

The application process

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You apply for the course through our website today.
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We will send you an email within 48 working hours confirming receipt of your application

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You will be contacted by a member of Building Heroes to check eligibility and that the course is suitable for you.

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You will then be sent an email with the details of your Assessor, a Learner Handbook and login details and guidance for the E-Assessor platform where you will complete your qualification.

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The Assessor will contact you prior to you starting the course, to make sure you are happy and go through how your learning and assessment will take place.

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You can start your course immediately. Support is provided as needed.

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You apply for the course through our website today.
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We will send you an email within 72 working hours confirming receipt of your application

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You will be contacted by a member of Building Heroes to check eligibility and that the course is suitable for you.

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You will be sent a confirmation letter from the Centre Coordinator in charge of the centre you are going to.

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The Centre Coordinator will be in contact with you 8 weeks before the course begins with information regarding where the course is being held and other facilities near the course center.

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Once the course begins, you are supported by the Centre Coordinator to ensure the best outcome for you.

What next?

Progression

If you have enjoyed your course and would like to do another one, please feel free to apply. We can also provide information, advice and guidance about further learning, career pathways and job opportunities.

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Plant Machinery

We will send you an email within 48 working hours confirming receipt of your application.

We will send you an email within 72 working hours confirming receipt of your application.

We will send you an email confirming receipt of your application.

Apply now