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ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations - General Construction course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations - General Construction course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  ProQual (ProQual). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (ProQual) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit ProQual web site

What is the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations - General Construction course?

Category: OnSite
Level: Beginner

Pathway 7:General Construction

The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The specification for these qualifications has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) for use by centres in Northern Ireland.

This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

There are 8 pathways available:

  • Pathway 1: Modular Paving Pavement Construction
  • Pathway 2: Laying Kerbs and Channels
  • Pathway3: General Building Operations
  • Pathway 4: Drainage Construction
  • Pathway 5: Structural Concreting
  • Pathway 6: Non-Structural Concreting
  • Pathway 7:General Construction
  • Pathway 8: Excavation and Reinstatement
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Who is the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations - General Construction course designed for?

The aim of the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace.

It provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in general building operations to demonstrate their competence. provides a nationally recognised qualification for individuals working in this sector.

What subjects does the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations - General Construction course cover?

Candidates must achieve 41 credits:

  • 5 credits from the Mandatory units
  • a minimum of 10 credits from the Optional units, plus
  • a minimum of 26 credits from one pathway

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref
Title
Unit
Level
Credit Value
A/503/1170
Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
1
2
J/503/1169
Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
2
3

Optional Units – all candidates must achieve a minimum of 10 credits from this group

Unit Ref
Title
Unit
Level
Credit Value
T/503/9560
Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace
210
K/503/9622
Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace
212

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Ref
Title
Unit
Level
Credit Value
F/503/1171
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
25

Optional Group A Units – candidates must complete one unit in this group

Unit Ref
Title
Unit
Level
Credit Value
R/504/6774
Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace
221
Y/504/6775
Installing Draining in the Workplace
219

Optional Group B Units – candidates must complete one unit in this group

Unit Ref
Title
Unit
Level
Credit Value
K/503/9457
Preparing and Mixing Concrete and Mortars in the Workplace
18
A/600/8157
Reinstating Ground Condition in the Workplace
212
D/600/8281
Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace
28
M/503/9623
Installing Street Ironwork in the Workplace
29
K/503/9636
Providing Temporary Excavation Support in the Workplace
215
H/503/9442
Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the Workplace
212
A/600/7977
Preparing and Operating Forward Tipping Dumpers to Receive,  Transport and Discharge Materials in the Workplace
216
K/600/8073
Preparing and Operating Ride-on Rollers to Compact Materials in the Workplace
216
K/600/8087
Preparing to and Directing and Guiding Plant and Plant Operations in the Workplace
27
M/600/8091
Preparing for, and Arranging and Securing Plant for Haulage in the Workplace
216
D/600/8099
Preparing and Operating Specialised Powered Tools and Equipment in the Workplace
24
R/600/8102
Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads – Secondary Role – in the Workplace
28
Y/600/8165
Placing and Compacting Concrete in the Workplace
213
How is the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Construction Operations - General Construction course assessed?

This suite of qualifications are competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidates skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.

The qualifications must be assessed in line with the Construction Skills Assessment Strategy and must be internally assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include:

  • observation report by assessor
  • assignments/projects/reports
  • professional discussion
  • witness testimony
  • candidate product
  • worksheets
  • record of oral and written questioning
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
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