The level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations — Planning Lifts (Construction) will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as lifting operations and developing and maintaining good working relationships.

This qualification covers the following areas:

planning lifting activities using cranes and/or lifting equipment in the workplace
planning activities and resources to meet work requirements in the workplace
evaluating and selecting work methods to meet project or operational requirements
planning the preparation of the site for the project or operation in the workplace
identifying, allocating and planning the development and use of plant, equipment or machinery in the workplace

Purpose of this qualification

The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop and confirm the learner’s occupational competence as a planner of lifting operations. As a work-related, competence-based qualification it will provide (on completion) confirmation to employers, industry managers and card schemes that the learner has the skills and knowledge needed to meet the nationally recognised standard to carry out the role.

The qualification is assessed by completing a portfolio of evidence. This details what the learner has completed at work and can include observation, professional discussion, witness testimony and supporting documentary evidence. The assessor can work alongside the learner to confirm that they have met the requirements of the qualification and that they are therefore competent in the role.

Competence is displayed through the assessor observing the learner demonstrate that they carry out their normal work activities competently to the industry standard and that they comply with current legislation and company procedures. The assessment process will ensure that the learner can complete the tasks that they have been directed to undertake and that they can interpret the instructions correctly. They will demonstrate that they can select the appropriate resources for the task and demonstrate that they can complete tasks within the given timescales and specifications.

Course length:

Dependent on how quickly the learner can gather the relevant evidence

Course Price

£1200.00 Plus VAT

Payment Options

50% due when booking the NVQ and the remainder due prior to completion