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Removal of Hazardous Waste – Level 2 NVQ

About this NVQ

Qualification title

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction)

Occupation

Asbestos Removal Operative
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste - Licensed Asbestos and Non–Licensed Asbestos qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification. This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a Hazardous Waste Remover within the construction industry.

CSCS Card

CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card

Pathways

Pathway 1 - Licensed Asbestos
Pathway 2 - Hazardous Waste (Non - Licensed Asbestos)

Pathway 1 - Licensed Asbestos

Mandatory Units

Candidates must complete all units in this group.
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Pathway 2 : Hazardous Waste

Mandatory Units

Candidates must complete all units in this group.
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Frequently asked questions about Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction)
What is the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction)?
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction) is a vocational qualification designed for individuals working in the construction industry who are involved in the removal and disposal of hazardous waste. It is part of the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) framework in the United Kingdom.
What are the entry requirements for this qualification?
There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction). However, it is typically intended for individuals who are already employed in the construction industry and have relevant experience in working with hazardous waste.
How is the qualification assessed?
The qualification is assessed through a combination of on-the-job assessments and written evidence. An assessor will work with the candidate to gather evidence of their skills and knowledge in removing hazardous waste. This evidence may include work-based observations, professional discussions, witness testimonies, and written statements.
What topics are covered in the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Removal of Hazardous Waste (Construction)?
The qualification covers a range of topics related to the removal of hazardous waste in a construction environment. These topics may include:

• Identifying hazardous waste materials.
• Understanding legal and regulatory requirements for handling hazardous waste.
• Applying safe working practices when removing hazardous waste.
• Selecting and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
• Carrying out risk assessments and implementing control measures.
• Handling and storing hazardous waste safely.
• Transporting and disposing of hazardous waste in compliance with regulations.
Can I apply for a CSCS card on completion?
Yes, You can be eligible for the CSCS Blue Skilled Workers card, as long as you have Passed the CITB HS&E Test (Operative) within the previous 2 years of applying for the card or hold a valid CCNSG Safety Passport. Please contact Workforce Skills Support for further CSCS Experienced, Trainee card information and other training requirements needed prior to making card application.
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