This is a work-based learning qualification that enables individuals to carry out the supervising of lifts in the Construction working environment. Candidates must prove competent to carry out at least two of the following checks during preparation work for lifting operations:
–for condition, for fit for purpose, on health and safety, on environmental or on people.
Candidates must also identify, select and/or acquire and maintain at least three of the following resources:
– people, plant, equipment or machinery, materials and components, sub-contractors, work and facilities, waste management, utility providers.
All work must be completed following Industry recognised Safe Working Practices and in accordance with relevant legislations.
This qualification is at Level 4, although some units may be at different levels and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with a range of tasks and situations.
The qualification consists of 8 mandatory units with a total credit value of 74 credits.
Qualifications are now required to indicate the total qualification time (TQT), this is to show the typical time it will take someone to attain the required skills and knowledge to meet the qualification criteria, this qualification has a TQT of 740 hours.
Qualifications are also required to indicate the number of hours of teaching someone would normally need to gain the skills and knowledge to achieve the qualification. These are referred to as Guided Learning Hours (GLH). The
GLH for this qualification is 317.
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