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Slinger Signaller NVQ – Level 2 Controlling Lifting Operations

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Controlling Lifting Operations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger / Signaller


The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger/Signaller (Construction) is aimed at learners that specialise in attaching and preparing suspended loads in the workplace.

Qualification Structure

To achieve the qualification candidates must complete all of the Mandatory units.
Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.
Evidence can include: 
- observation report by assessor
- assignments/projects/reports
- professional discussion
- witness testimony
- candidate product
- worksheets
- record of oral and written questioning
- Recognition of Prior Learning

Mandatory Units

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Frequently asked questions about the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger/Signaller
What is the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger/Signaller?
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations - Slinger/Signaller is a vocational qualification designed for individuals working in the construction industry. It is focused on developing the skills and knowledge required to safely and effectively control lifting operations as a slinger/signaller.
What is a slinger/signaller?
A slinger/signaller is a role in the construction industry responsible for ensuring the safe movement and positioning of loads during lifting operations. Slinger/signallers work closely with crane operators and provide clear and accurate signals to guide the lifting process.
How is the qualification assessed?
The qualification is typically assessed through a combination of on-site assessment and portfolio building. An assessor will observe and evaluate the candidate's performance in real work environments, and the candidate will compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their competence in various aspects of controlling lifting operations.
Can I apply for a CPCS card on completion
Yes, You can be eligible for the CPCS Blue Skilled Workers card, as long as you have completed the relevant Health and Safety Test within 2 years of applying for the card. Please contact Workforce Skills Support for further CSCS Experienced, Trainee card information and additional training needed to support card applications.
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