NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations - Cranes & Specialist Lifting

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Who is the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations - Cranes & Specialist Lifting Suitable For?

This NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations - Cranes & Specialist Lifting qualification is suitable for those working in the industry who are looking to apply for their Blue CPCS card and to gain professional recognition of their occupational skills.

What's Included in the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations - Cranes & Specialist Lifting?

Delivery Method


Course Duration

Completion in 4 – 6 weeks, providing you have the time

Course Content

To achieve the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Operations – Cranes & Specialist Lifting there are 2 mandatory units and 1 additional unit to complete:

Mandatory Units

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

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

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

F/616/4457: Operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities

J/616/4458: Servicing plant or machinery

L/616/4459: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components

F/616/4460: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components

L/616/4462: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components

Optional Units

One to be completed:

H/508/6566: Preparing and operating crawler cranes (above10 tonnes

K/508/6567: Preparing and operating tower cranes

M/508/6568: Preparing and operating mobile cranes to lift and transfer loads

T/508/6569: Preparing and operating crawler-tractor side booms


  • The assessor will support you in completing your portfolio
  • Record answers to knowledge units via a discussion
  • Apply for the Skilled Labourers Blue CPCS card
  • Ensure that your Health, Safety and Environment Test is up to date, you can book here:Pearson VUE – CITB link


Your certificate will emailed to you directly following internal verification.


  • Increased earning potential
  • Demonstrates commitment to personal and professional development
  • Provides business enhancement for potential employers
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competence to an industry standard
  • Access to the Blue Skilled Labourers CPCS card


There are no formal entry requirements in terms of qualifications, however you must be working in the role, however before you are accepted on to this course you will be required to complete a Skill Scan. If you are accepted you will also need to provide photographic ID.

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Our aim at Target Zero is to lead the way in health, safety and environmental training bringing solutions to the construction sector and many other industries, offering support in working safely and sustainably.

Why Choose Us?

As a leading national training provider, we have an excellent reputation and a high success rate in delivering practical, interactive training by a group of professional trainers, with industry experience.

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