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Construction Civil Engineering: Plant Operations

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £4,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Plant Operator
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction)
  • Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction)
  • NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations
  • NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations (Construction)
  • NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations
  • NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction)
  • NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations (Construction) (Regulated)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Construction Plant Operations
  • Certificate in Plant Operations - General (Construction)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Building/Construction)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Cranes/Lifting)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Demolition)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Earthmoving/Civils)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Groundworks)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Land Based)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Materials Handling)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Piling)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Road Maintenance)
  • Certificate in Plant Operations (Waste/Recycling)
  • Diploma in Plant Operations - General (Construction)
  • Diploma in Plant Operations - Highways Maintenance and Utilities (Construction)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.