The aim of this qualification in Cranes and Specialist Lifting Plant is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Plant Operations provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in operating cranes and specialist lifting plant to demonstrate their competence. There is also a Level 2 Diploma in this occupational area. The units in this qualification are derived from National Occupational Standards.


This Level 2 NVQ Certificate is a work based qualification for experienced workers.

Categories included in this qualification include:

  • Crawler Cranes above 10t
  • Crawler Tractor Side Booms
  • Mobile Cranes NVQ
  • Tower Cranes NVQ

Candidates will need to compile a portfolio of work-based evidence, along with an on-site assessment.

The qualification can take up to 6 months to complete, depending on work commitments, and you will be given high levels of support throughout the process.

If you already hold a Red CPCS Trained Operators Card achieving this qualification will gain you a Blue CPCS Competence Card.

NVQ Information

NVQ Level

Level 2 NVQ

NVQ Prices

Number of NVQs Price
  • 3 £550+VAT PP
  • 2 £575+VAT PP
  • 1 £600+VAT PP


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