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SVQ Level 3 Controlling Lifting Operations SCQF Level 7: Supervising Lifts (Crane Supervisor)

This is a competence based qualification, conducted in a real workplace environment.  It covers areas such as co-ordination and organising the control of work; allocating and monitoring the use of plant and equipment; and allocating work and checking workers performance.

This qualification is certificated by SQA.

We accept SDS Individual Training Account (ITA) funding for this course.

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3
Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts (Construction)

Achieving an SVQ allows candidates to prove they have the knowledge and practical skills required to carry out their work safely and effectively.  As well as practical observations, candidates will build up a portfolio of evidence, proving their competence as a Lift Supervisor.

CPCS require all plant operators to complete a VQ to upgrade their CPCS Trained Operator Card (red) to the CPCS Competent Operator Card (blue).

NPORS require all plant operators, working in the construction industry, to complete a VQ to upgrade their NPORS CSCS Operator Card to the NPORS Competent Operator Card.

Duration

There is no set time for achieving the SVQ.  Candidates work towards gaining this qualification at their own pace.  Most SVQ’s are completed in 3 – 12 months.

Attendee Numbers

An assessor will guide the candidate through the SVQ on a one-to-one basis.

Certification

SVQ Level 3 – Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts (Construction).  This is a life-long qualification.

Upon successful completion of the SVQ and relevant Health and Safety Test, candidates who currently hold a CPCS Trained Operator Card (red) can apply for a CPCS or NPORS Competent Operator Card, valid for 5 years.

To maintain their card and registration with CPCS, lift supervisors are required to pass a Supervisor Health and Safety Test, a CPCS Plant Renewal Test and meet the relevant renewal requirements, every 5 years.

To maintain their card and registration with NPORS, construction industry delegates are required by NPORS to pass a Supervisor Health and Safety Test and meet the relevant renewal requirements, every 5 years.

Location

Assessments are conducted on site.

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