ELCAS funded A61 Appointed Person – NOCN CSkills Awards L5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction) (QCF) 6 – 9 months. Code: QUA919

Pre Course Requirement

A thorough understanding of lifting operations is required.

To gain your NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction) (Code QUA919) you would need to be working as an Appointed Person to be able to gain evidence required of the qualification

Also a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

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Target Delegates

This course is aimed at service leavers who wish to gain a career in Lifting Operations as an Appointed Person.  On successful completion they will achieve the NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction) (Code QUA919)

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Course Content

Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts

QUALIFICATION INFORMATION

Qualification Code: QUA919
Qualification Title: Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts
CPCS Card: (if applicable):Appointed Person (A61)
Awarding Body: NOCN CSkills Awards
Expected Completion Time: as quickly as needed. Maximum time frame 6-9 months

If you wish to follow the CPCS route you would need to attend a 5 day CPCS Appointed Person course prior to the assessment:

Course Aim and Contents:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Appointed Person. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able prepare and implement safe systems of work for lifting operations including writing risk assessments and method statements.

Topics covered during this course include:

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice ‐ BS7121 part 1 and BS712 part 3
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Site access and egress
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI’s) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Selection of lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Mode factors for accessories
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation
  • Writing a risk assessment (End test)
  • Writing a method statement (End test)

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Certification

On Successful completion of the process the candidate will be awarded the NOCN CSkills Awards L5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction) (QCF) (Code QUA919)

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Next Stage

The NOCN CSkills Awards L5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction) (QCF) is a life long qualification, however if you wish to renew your CPCS blue card please click the link below:

Blue Card Renewal

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