This qualification is aimed at those who are involved in Piling Operations, either as a Piling Rig Operator or a Piling Operative. The qualification is at level 2 although there may be some units at different levels and should be taken by those who are trained to deal with routine assignments, but is equally suitable for new entrants to the industry. During assessment candidates should require minimum supervision in undertaking the job.
All work completed must be carried out in accordance with Industry recognised safe working practices, including the disposal of waste.
The qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility within the pathways and units available and will allow employees from companies of all sizes and specialisms equal opportunity to complete. The qualification consists of 5 mandatory units with a credit value of 44 credits, candidates must also achieve the required credits from the selected pathway. The minimum credit value of the qualification is 104 credits for aPiling Rig Operator (Pathway 1) or 51 credits for a Piling Operative (Pathway 2).
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