Level 5 NVQ in Lifting Operations (Appointed Person)

Level 5 NVQ in Lifting Operations (Appointed Person)

The Level 5 NVQ in Lifting Operations ( Appointed Person)  is a competency-based qualification for the construction sector. An NVQ is used to certify your competence in your position and demonstrate your skills in an actual work setting. You will gain expertise and skills to work effectively on site.

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Course Aim

The construction diploma provides you with the knowledge and skills to help you to achieve a recognized appointed person qualification to get employment or an apprenticeship.

Assessment Process /Method of Assessment


To achieve the qualification candidates must gather naturally occurring work-based evidence which would include some or all of the following:

  • Customer correspondence, enquiry & site visit request forms
  • Initial site visit drawings and any related specific paperwork/photographs
  • Method Statements/Risk Assessments, Job Sheets, Time Sheets, Crane Duty Charts
  • Copies of CPCS card and any relevant training certificates
  • Any other documentation which is agreed as being valid by the assessor and candidate

Course Description


This qualification is aimed to teach fundamental and transferable practical skills with related underpinning knowledge. Also, the industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role. To attain the qualification candidates must complete everything of the Mandatory units which are:

  • Development and maintenance of  Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace.
  • Planning Lifting Activities Using Cranes and/or Lifting Equipment in the Workplace.
  • Planning and Ensuring  Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Systems for Lifting Operations in the Workplace.
  • Planning Activities and Resources to ensure Work Requirements in the Workplace.
  • Analyzing and Selecting Work Methods to Meet Project or Operational Requirements in the Workplace.
  • Planning the Preparation of the Site for the Project or Operation in the Workplace.
  • Identifying, Allocating, and Planning the Deployment and Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery in the Workplace.

How is the Course assessed?

The completed Lifting operations training ends with a theoretical and practical test.

What Certification will I receive?

Our forward tripping dumper training is CPCS accredited. After successful completion of the course, trainees would be given a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card.
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Duration- 4-8 Months

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