Aim of this Qualification

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace.
This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations -­‐General Building Operations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in general building operations to demonstrate their competence.
There is also a Level 2 NVQ Certificate in this occupational area.
The units in this qualification are derived from National Occupational Standards

The Level 2 Certificate in Construction Operations – General Construction qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a Construction Operative within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

Qualification overview

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in one of the following optional units:

  • Placing and Finishing Non-Specialist Concrete in the Workplace
  • Installing Drainage in the Workplace
  • Laying Modular Pavement in the Workplace
  • Laying Kerbs and Channels in the Workplace
  • Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the Workplace