SVQ Level 2 Plant Operations – GM7D-22

Course objectives:

  • In order to complete this SVQ the candidate must be able to:
  • Provide evidence of their own work proving competence in Plant Operations.
  • Identify hazards and follow safe systems of work, looking after own welfare.
  • Demonstrate that they have the necessary practical skill on category of plant.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge to work productively, effectively and efficiently.
  • Allow observation visits from Assessor

Course summary:

Four Mandatory Units required:

  1. Conform to General Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare
  2. Conform to Productive Work Practices
  3. Prepare Plant or Machinery for Operational Performance
  4. Then, depending upon category of machine, either:
  • Plant and Machinery to Lift and Transfer Loads
  • Machines in this grouping include: Crane, Forklift, Tele-handler, Hoist, Lorry Loader etc.
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Extract
  • Machines in this grouping include: Loading Shovel, Loader Compressor, Skid Steer Loader etc.
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Excavate
  • 180º Excavator and 360º Excavator (Tracked or Wheeled)
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Construct and Form
  • Machines in this grouping include: Grader and Crawler Tractor / Dozer
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Receive and Transfer Loads
  • Machines in this grouping include: Forward Tipping Dumper, Articulated Dump Truck and Agricultural Tractor
  • Operate Plant or Machinery for Accessing
  • Machines in this grouping include: MEWP (Scissor or Boom)
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Lay and Distribute
  • Machines in this grouping include: Soil Stabiliser, Paver and Spreader
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Compact
  • Machines in this grouping include: Ride on Roller and Compactor
  • Operate Plant or Machinery to Process
  • Machines in this grouping include: Crusher, Screener and Batching Plant
  • Direct and Guide the Movement of Plant or Machinery
  • Operations in this grouping include: Banksperson
  • Arrange and Secure Loads
  • Machines in this grouping include: Loader/Securer
  • Evidenced by:
  • Work sheets and time sheets
  • Work log books
  • Photographs/DVD
  • Witness testimony from management that is verified by an assessor
  • Oral questioning by the assessor
  • Written question papers produced by the assessor to quantify knowledge
  • Course certificates from previously attended related courses
  • Practical observations

Certification: SVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations

Course Duration: The SVQ achievement process has no time scale. Candidates can work towards gaining the award at their own pace

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