Revised Specification For L2 NVQ Diploma Sub Structure Work Occupations

Wednesday 30th January 2019

A revised specification for the L2 NVQ Diploma in Sub Structure Work Occupations (Construction) has been introduced, this revision follows an industry review when two units were replaced – both units appear in several pathways. Please replace your existing copy with this one, with immediate effect.  There is no change to fees.

Details of the replacements are as below: 

REPLACEMENT 1

Unit T/615/2743 Carrying out checks and/or basic maintenance on plant or machinery in the workplace has been withdrawn.

It is replaced by Y/615/2363 Inspecting and completing user maintenance on plant or machinery in the workplace

Unit endorsements:

One of the following (i.e. own area of work): 

Underpinning piling 

Dewatering 

Structural waterproofing 

Ground anchors 

Chemical and resin grouting

This unit is replaced in the following Pathways:

Pathway 2 Underpinning Operations – Underpinning Piling : Mandatory unit

Pathway 3 Chemical and Resin Grouting : Optional unit

Pathway 5 Dewatering – Well Points : Optional unit

Pathway 6 Dewatering – Deep Wells : Optional unit

Pathway 7 Dewatering – Ejectors : Optional unit

Pathway 10 Ground Anchors – Self-drilling : Optional unit

Pathway 13 Structural Waterproofing : Optional unit

Pathway 15 Basement Construction – Underpinning Piling : Mandatory unit

Pathway 16 Basement Construction – Chemical and Resign Grouting : Optional unit

Pathway 18 Basement Construction – Dewatering – Well Points : Optional unit

Pathway 19 Basement Construction – Dewatering – Deep Wells : Optional unit

Pathway 20 Basement Construction – Dewatering – Ejectors : Optional unit

Pathway 23 Basement Construction – Ground Anchors – Self-drilling : Optional unit

Pathway 26 Basement Construction – Structural Waterproofing : Optional unit

REPLACEMENT TWO

Unit T/615/1611 Establishing work area protection and safety in the workplace has been replaced.

It is replaced by J/617/1197 Installing, maintaining and removing work area protection and safety equipment in the workplace

Unit Endorsements:

One of the following endorsements required (i.e. own area of work): 

Dewatering 

Structural waterproofing 

Box beam post tensioning 

Chemical and resin grouting 

Retaining structures

This unit is replaced in the following Pathways:

Pathway 3 Chemical and Resin Grouting : Optional unit

Pathway 4 Retaining Structures : Mandatory unit

Pathway 5 Dewatering – Well Points : Optional unit

Pathway 6 Dewatering – Deep Wells : Optional unit

Pathway 7 Dewatering – Ejectors : Optional unit

Pathway 11 Box Beam Post Tensioning : Mandatory unit

Pathway 13 Structural Waterproofing : Optional unit

Pathway 16 Basement Construction – Chemical and Resign Grouting : Optional unit

Pathway 17 Basement Construction – Retaining Structures : Mandatory unit

Pathway 18 Basement Construction – Dewatering – Well Points : Optional unit

Pathway 19 Basement Construction – Dewatering – Deep Wells : Optional unit

Pathway 20 Basement Construction – Dewatering – Ejectors : Optional unit

Pathway 24 Basement Construction – Box Beam Post Tensioning : Mandatory unit

Pathway 26 Basement Construction – Structural Waterproofing : Optional unit