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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Plant Operations Construction Level 2 apprenticeship provides candidates with the industry-required qualification, demonstrating they possess the skills and knowledge required to obtain their competent operator card. In addition, it confirms to the employee that they have a range of flexible skills backed up by a nationally recognised vocational qualification.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Conform to general workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Conform to productive work practices
  • Prepare plant or machinery for operational performance
  • Operate plant or machinery to lift and transfer loads

Why choose this apprenticeship

The Plant Operations Construction Level 2 apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more confident workforce equipped with greater skills.

This apprenticeship can be government-funded and is designed for candidates who do not hold a formal qualification.

How the apprenticeship works

This qualification is for those who wish to progress from trained operator to competent operator. There are a total of four units to be achieved as well as five core skills to complete this apprenticeship. Experienced candidates will normally expect to complete the award within six months, while inexperienced candidates will normally take one year.

How the assessment works

The apprentice will be assessed through practical observations in the workplace. Assessments will be carried out on site at the candidate's workplace and will take approximately four visits, each lasting around 2 to 3 hours.

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