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Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts

The candidate can carry out training on the machine or training + test which can be carried out on site or at our purpose-built training Centre.

After completion of the course the candidate will:

  • Be able to identify and recommend actions for improving health, safety and welfare of people affected by the lifting operation.
  • Be able to promote a culture of health, safety, welfare and environmental awareness.
  • Be able to establish procedures that ensures workforces responsibilities and competencies, and are fully inducted to the lifting operation.
  • Be able to ensure the health, safety, welfare and environmental protection equipment and resources in order to comply with current legislation.
  • Be able to implement systems which meet organisational and statutory requirements to identify hazards, reduce risks and maintain the health, safety and welfare of people.
  • Be able to review health, safety, welfare and environmental protection systems on previous lifting operations in accordance with organisational and statutory requirements.
  • Be able to assess the significance of environmental factors as they affect the lifting operation and take appropriate action.
  • Be able to organise activities to make the most efficient use of the available resources.
  • Be able to evaluate alternative methods, resources and systems to select the best solution to meet programmes and schedules.
  • Be able to obtain clarification or advice from various sources where the resources needed are not available.
  • Be able to analyse activities against project or operation data and the requirements of external factors.
  • Be able to update existing programmes and schedule of planned activities and suggest them to decision makers/persons responsible.
  • Be able to implement systems to monitor and record works against programmes and schedules, and use the results to improve future production and planning.
  • Be able to asses and evaluate project or operational data in order to identify work methods.
  • Be able to obtain additional information from other sources in cases where the available project or operational date is insufficient.
  • Be able to identify work methods which will make the best use of resources and materials and meets project and current legislation requirements.
  • Be able to evaluate identified work methods against technical, environmental and project or operational criteria and select appropriate methods.
  • Be able to ensure method statements are accurate, clear and concise and acceptable to all the people involved.
  • Be able to recommend and promote the selected work method for projects or operations.
  • Be able to assemble and review information used in the preparation of the project or operation plan, clarify information which is not clear and update it for production planning purposes.
  • Be able to identify factors for consideration, record them and pass them on to people who may be affected.
  • Be able to identify access and egress points for the site and works which are safe, convenient and minimise disruption.
  • Be able to organise the resources required for the preparation of site or work operations.
  • Be able to give accurate details about the proposed work to the utility and emergency services.
  • Be able to make arrangements for adequate site or operational safety, welfare, environmental protection and security.
  • Be able to plan the site or area layout for operational purposes and pass information about the plans to the people on site.
  • Be able to ensure notices to people, which provide information that complies with current legislation, are placed and maintained.