This qualification is aimed at those who have responsibility for carrying out Construction operations and Civil Engineering work that is related to Highways Maintenance in the workplace. Because of the wide range of Highways Maintenance related work it is not expected that all candidates will carry out the same activities; the qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility within the units available, there are 8 pathways to cover a range of tasks that come under the following broad headings; Modular Pavement Construction, Drainage Construction, Excavation and Reinstatement, Flexible pavement Construction, Structural Concreting, Non-structural Concreting, Laying Kerbs and Channels and General Building Operations. All work must be completed following Industry recognised Safe Working Practices and in accordance with relevant legislation. This qualification is at Level 2, although some units may be at different levels and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with routine assignments. Candidates should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job. The qualification has been developed in a way to allow employees from companies of all sizes and specialisms equal opportunity to complete.
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