Diploma QCF

Health and safety in construction projects in Staffordshire 

Highways Training UK Ltd offers diplomas in various aspects of health and safety in construction work. Contact us for details if you are in the UK. 
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DIPLOMA OUTLINE

Diplomas have now superseded NVQs, the fundamentals of the qualification are still the same. Diplomas in work based fencing are competency based. They are designed to prove the competency of the candidate against the National Occupancy Standards (NOS) 


FENCING NVQ (VSF)
To satisfy the requirement of the National Highways Sector Scheme 2B, Lead Erectors who are appointed to that role after March 1999, must hold a level 2 Diploma (NVQ) in Fencing (VSF) The Awarding Body is Lantra Awards and the candidates have to be registered with Lantra. Candidates are issued with the performance criteria so that they can develop a portfolio of evidence and demonstrate they have achieved the required level. The candidate can collect the evidence from a variety of sources but each piece of evidence must be approved by an authorised assessor. Elements for the safety fence units must be assessed by a person who has received training in this work and work specified in the performance criteria would be observed directly by the assessor. The work must be completed in accordance with the Highways Agency specifications. The assessor must hold (or be working towards) the A1 (D32/D33) award.


LEVEL 1 AWARD, HEALTH AND SAFETY IN A CONSTRUCTION ENVIRONMENT
This course is designed to give an understanding of the employees' and employers' responsibilities and site safety awareness in the construction/fencing industry. It is a requirement of the sector scheme document that candidates applying for a green (operative) FISS/CSCS card as a new application, must achieve this award.

LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA FENCING

On completion of this unit, candidates will show the knowledge and skills to allow them to locate and identify utilities when working on a fencing site. Incorporating health and safety, relevant legislation and codes of practice into tasks performed. 


LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA FENCING
On completion of this unit, candidates will have demonstrated the necessary understanding, knowledge and skills to manage and implement the establishment of lines and levels in. Ensuring work is carried out in accordance to relevant codes of practice and health and safety legislation. 


LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA FENCING
There are four mandatary units to be completed in the electronic workbook which once achieved will enable candidates to apply for their Black managers CSCS/FISS card as well as gaining the Level 5 Diploma.

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01782 517 593 for more information about health and safety in construction projects Staffordshire, UK.

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