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ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator 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.
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What is the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator course?

Category: OnSite
Level: Beginner

Pathway 11 - Tunnel Transport Operator

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction and the built environment sector working across a broad range of areas. It is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where candidates are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction industry.

There are 11 specialist pathways:

Pathway 1 - Hand Miner

Pathway 2 - Shaft Miner

Pathway 3 - Tunnelling Machine Operator

Pathway 4 - Machine Tunnelling Operative

Pathway 5 - Spoil Removal Conveyor Operative

Pathway 6 - Tunnelling Operative

Pathway 7 - Tunnel Fitters or Tunnel Electricians Mate

Pathway 8 - Sprayed Concrete Lining Tunnelling Nozzleman

Pathway 9 - Pipejacking or Micro-Tunnelling Operative

Pathway 10 - Separation Plant Operative

Pathway 11 - Tunnel Transport Operator

# The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). It is also endorsed by the sector body for construction - CITB.

The qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is published on Ofquals Register of Qualifications.

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Who is the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator course designed for?

By choosing to carry out the Tunnel Transport Operator pathway for your NVQ you will complete the following mandatory units:

Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Preparing and operating specialist plant to receive, transport and discharge materials in a tunnelling environment

What subjects does the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator course cover?

Candidates must complete 4 Mandatory units

Unit Ref
Title
Level
CITB reference provided for information only

M/508/6537
Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
1641

T/508/6538
Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
2642

Y/508/6533
Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace
2643

D/615/1957
Preparing and operating specialist plant to receive, transport and discharge materials in a tunnelling environment
2391Tv4

Additional units

Unit Ref
Title
Level
CITB reference provided for information only

A/508/6525
Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in
the workplace
2402Av1

H/615/1958
Carrying out structural waterproofing in the workplace
2492v2

How is the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator course assessed?

This qualification is 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 a work environment and in accordance with the Construction Skills Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment, and it 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

What certificate do I get for passing the ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations-Tunnel Transport Operator course?
ProQual - Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations - Tunnel Transport Operator