Mineral Processing Mobile and Static Plant Operator
Operating and maintaining specialist industrial equipment like excavators, dumper trucks and concrete crushers.
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
- apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) and taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before starting this apprenticeship
- What apprentices will learn
Apprentices will focus on being able to operate one type of plant machinery during their apprenticeship. They will also learn:
conducting risk assessments
project planning and organising
how to reduce the environmental impact of their work
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved an MPQC level 2 diploma in one of the following specialisms:
plant operations extractives
processing operations for the extractive and minerals processing industries
precast and prestressed concrete operations
marine aggregate extraction
Or an MPQC level 2 certificate in:
- dimension stone operations
- Professional registration
- End Point Assessment
There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.
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