Construction and Civil Engineering

Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services NVQ Level 2

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Construction Design Centre
Level 2

Course Description

Level 2 NVQ is aimed at people who wish to learn how to place and finish nonspecialised concrete and/or lay domestic drainage systems.


The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering, provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in construction civils within a domestic/commercial environment to demonstrate theor competence. The units in this qualification are derived from National Occupational Standards.


The qualification includes essential health and safety knowledge such as workplace
safety and establishing work area protection, together with communication and
team skills. You will need to be working in the industryor be prepared to gain work experience in order to complete your portfolio of evidence.

The NVQ must be completed together with the Diploma Level 2 as part of the Construction and Civil Engineering intermediate apprenticeship.

Course content


  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace
  • Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace
  • Installing Street Ironwork in the Workplace
  • Laying Modular Pavement in the Workplace
  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
  • Placing and Compacting Concrete in the Workplace
  • Preparing and Mixing Concrete and Mortars in the Workplace
  • Preparing and Operating Forward Tipping Dumpers to Receive, Transport and Discharge Materials in the Workplace
  • Preparing and Operating Ride-on Rollers to Compact Materials in the Workplace
  • Preparing and Operating Specialised Powered Tools and Equipment in the Workplace
  • Preparing for, and Arranging and Securing Plant for Haulage in the Workplace
  • Preparing to and Directing and Guiding Plant and Plant Operations in the Workplace
  • Providing Temporary Excavation Support in the Workplace
  • Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the Workplace
  • Reinstating Ground Condition in the Workplace
  • Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace
  • Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the Workplace
  • Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads (Secondary Role) in the Workplace


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, we must ensure that individuals have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification.

Secured direct employment



Ongoing assessment of practical and written work

Portfolio of evidence to show your competency


Future opportunities

Achievement of this qualification provides opportunities to progress to further qualifications and training such as:


Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision.

As part of lifelong learning we encourages learner progression. This qualification offers employment opportunities as individuals are demonstrating occupational competence by qualification achievement.

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