Experienced operatives who are required to engage in Highways Maintenance within their working activities.
Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) are very popular work-related qualifications, which are usually completed within the workplace. They are designed to enable candidates to acquire the required knowledge and skills to be able to perform particular work tasks and do their job well, as set out by the National Occupational Standards.
The SVQ Level 2 Highways Maintenance Qualification is specifically designed to assess candidates in safe Highways Maintenance.
The main source of evidence is work-based to confirm that the candidate’s practical skills meet the appropriate performance criteria. An assessor will measure the candidate’s competence through direct observation of the candidate in the workplace, and will also work with the candidate to compile further evidence by using:
One of the benefits of a Vocational Qualification is that they test candidates’ ability to actually do the job. In order to gain the VQ all candidates must build a portfolio of evidence and be assessed under “live working conditions”.
On successful completion, candidates will achieve a nationally recognised qualification, which will enable them to provide evidence of competence and safe working in one or more categories of Highways Maintenance.
Venue - On-site at clients’ premises
Duration - No Timescale
Candidate Numbers - N/A
Certification - SVQ Highways Maintenance Level 2, issued by the joint awarding body SQA / Construction Skills.