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Roofing & Cladding NVQ

Who Can Attend the Course?

Whoever is in the construction industry and wants to obtain a CSCS card and a nationally known qualification in the trade of construction can attend this course.

An Operative’s Health and Safety touch screen test must be successfully completed by the candidate within the past two years.

Course Content

The compulsory units are:

  • Abide by General Workplace Safety rules
  • Abide by Efficient Work Practices
  • Should have the ability to handle resources
  • Devise ways for Roof Sheeting and Cladding Prepare materials for R S & C
  • Place Roof Sheeting and Cladding System wherever required
  • Fix Roof Sheeting and Cladding for Rainwater Install rainwater goods – R S & C

Non-Mandatory Units

Plus, ONE of the following

  • Restoration of Roof Sheeting and Cladding
  • Renovate the sheeting of roofs and cladding systems
  • Movement of loads

An Operative’s Health and Safety touch screen test must be successfully completed by the candidate within the past two years.

Ways

The NVQ can be evaluated after three assessments which are conducted on-site, during the candidate’s performance of daily activities. The assessment will be backed up by method statements and discussions by the assessor, along with photographic evidence.

 

More Information

After registration, the candidate is able to apply for a year’s extension of the CSCS card.

After the completion of the NVQ, the CSCS card is issued which has a validation of 5 years. After obtaining the card, it can be renewed easily by the Operative touch screen health and safety test, which increases the validity of the card to another 5 years.

The companies registered with the Construction Industry Training Board are entitled to a CITB grant between £400 to £488.

If the delegates have some health issues or physical problems, they must inform the trainer beforehand to avoid any problems during that.

Duration:

The duration of the level 2 NVQ depends upon the experience and the skill of the candidate along with the work they are undertaking. The majority of Level 2 NVQs ought to be completed between 2 and 6 months of induction.

Plant Course at SB Skills

Plant Operator Training

Plant Training

Our Plant Operator courses offer both training and testing from fully accredited and experienced instructors. We offer courses for people of all levels, from operators with little or no experience to experienced and fully competent operators. So whether you need a course to help you get started in a new career in construction or warehousing or whether you need to simply update your operator’s work card, at SB Skills Solutions Ltd we have the right course for you.

As all of our courses are designed with the individual in mind we are able to offer flexibility within them, such as working at your own pace, to make sure we give you or your employees the best possible opportunity of passing first time. Through the accrediting bodies, listed below, we can offer a range of operator and registration cards varying in their validity, so our courses again meet the need of the individual.

Categories of Plant Training Offered:-

  • 180 Excavator
  • 360 Excavator
  • Agricultural Tractor
  • Appointed Person
  • Crawler Tractor/Dozer
  • Crusher
  • Dump Truck – articulated chassis
  • Industrial Counterbalance
  • Forward Tipping Dumper
  • Loader Compressor
  • Loader Securer
  • Loading Shovel
  • Lorry Loader
  • MEWP Scissor & Boom
  • Ride on Roller
  • Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck
  • Screener
  • Skid Steer
  • Slinger/Signaller
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Trencher

CPCS – Construction Plant Competence Scheme

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Course Elements:

  • Classroom session (novice/familiarisation only)
  • Practical training/learning (novice/familiarisation only)
  • Theory test
  • Practical test

Health Course at SB Skills

Road & Street Works Training

The Roads & Street Works Act standardised all highways work to ensure the highways authorities and utilities companies co-ordinate their work activities. The aim was to improve road safety, reducing disruption and minimising congestion. SB training courses meet the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA). If you are involved with setting up traffic lights and signs or excavating the highway,  you need an appropriate training certificate for one person working in every team. This includes gas, water, electric and telecoms workers.

NRSWA Training for Operatives : Units 1 – 6 + 9

In order to meet the legal requirements of people excavating in the highway, SB Training deliver a course to meet the City & Guilds criteria. This Course is a hand’s on practical course with in depth training as well as practical assessments. This course is for any operatives involved in excavation and reinstatement on the public highway:

  • Unit 001: Location and avoidance of underground services
  • Unit 002: Signing, lighting and guarding
  • Unit 003: Excavation in the highway, specifications, techniques, road types and materials
  • Unit 004: Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Unit 005: Reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials
  • Unit 006: Laying practices and reinstatement of cold lay bituminous materials, specification and types of materials
  • Unit 009: Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete foot-ways

NRSWA Training for Supervisors : Units 1 + 10 – 14 + 16

This course again meets the City & Guilds criteria for people excavating in the highway. This course is for any supervisor involved in excavation and reinstatement on the public highway:

  • Unit 001: Location and avoidance of underground services.
  • Unit 010: Monitoring Signing, lighting and guarding, co-ordination procedures and code of practice.
  • Unit 011: Monitoring excavation in the highway, specifications, techniques, road types and materials.
  • Unit 012: Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Unit 013: Monitoring reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials.
  • Unit 014: Monitoring laying practices and reinstatement of cold lay bituminous materials, specification and types of materials.
  • Unit 016: Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete foot-ways.
Fork Course at SB Skills

Forklift Truck Training

Our forklift truck training and testing courses are delivered by fully accredited and experienced instructors. We are an ITSSAR accredited training provider and are thoroughly monitored ensuring you receive the best quality tuition.

“All of our courses operate under the maximum ratio of 1 Instructor: 3 trainees”

We offer training courses for novices through to experienced operators including those who just require a re-test to update their card. Successful trainees will be awarded a certificate and photo ID card upon the completion of their course.

FLT Training Offered In-house

  • Counterbalance
  • Reach
  • Pedestrian / Rider Pallet

Many other lift truck categories are offered.  If you have a specific requirement, please call 01695 558420 for further details.

Forklift Truck Operator Training

The current lift truck operator training courses we offer include:

  • Novice for trainees with no experience on lift trucks.
  • Experienced for candidates with forklift truck experience, but no formal forklift training, certificate or forklift  licence.
  • Refresher for existing lift truck operators, who have previously held a licence.
  • Conversion for certified trainees wishing to operate an alternative type of lift truck.

For more information about our FLT training please contact our sales department.

Courses at SB SKills

Controlling Lifting Operations NVQ

SB Skills Solutions now offer the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations.

Course Overview:

This programme is aimed at individuals who hold a red CPCS card and need to achieve the relevant NVQ in order to convert to a Blue CPCS Competent Operator Card.

To achieve the qualification candidates must gather naturally occurring work based evidence which would include some or all of the following:

– Customer correspondence, enquiry & site visit request forms
– Initial site visit drawings and any related specific paperwork/photographs
– Method Statements/Risk Assessments, Job Sheets, Time Sheets, Crane Duty Charts
– Copies of CPCS card and any relevant training certificates
– Any other documentation which is agreed as being valid by the assessor and candidate

Once the candidate has gathered the above evidence and when they feel ready to be assessed, one of our assessors will visit them at work on-site and observe them carrying out their normal work activities. Once our assessor is satisfied that the candidate has provided sufficient evidence they will be passed for verification and certification.

Plant Course at SB Skills

Plant Operations NVQ

SB Skills Solutions offer the Level 2 Plant Operations NVQ for anyone wishing to hold a blue CPCS Competence Card.  Those wanting to complete the NVQ may:

  • Have a red CPCS Trained Operator card and require a Plant Operations NVQ to upgrade to the blue CPCS Competence card
  • Already hold a blue CPCS card and wish to renew
  • Not have a CPCS license and want to go direct to a blue Competence card

Prices start from £450 for one NVQ catergory and discounts are available for multiple categories. Also, if you are a CITB levy payer you may be entitled to claim back up to £610 per NVQ!

If you wish to make a booking or if you have any queries please contact our sales team now on 01695 558420 or at info@sbskills.net.

Courses at SB Skills

CPCS: Excavator 360 degrees A58/59

A58a: Below 10 tonnes (tracked)
A58b: Below 10 tonnes (wheeled)
A59a: Above 10 tonnes (tracked)
A59b: Above 10 tonnes (wheeled)


What You Will Learn:

  • Construction Safety Awareness
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for Work
  • Travelling and Manoeuvring
  • Setting up for Work
  • Working Tasks
  • Completing Work
  • Shutting Down
  • Theory Test Learning.

Course Elements:

CPCS Theory Test – max . duration: 1hr
CPCS Practical Test – max . duration: A58 = 2hr 30min A59 = 2hr 45min


Awarding body:

CPCS


Who should attend?:

Either novice operators who need a full novice course or experienced operators requiring a 1 day practical and theory test.

Experienced operators need only undertake the CPCS Technical Test (theory and practical elements), however familiarisation training is recommended. Please call for details.


Special requirements:

All candidates must have passed the CITB Construction Skills Health & Safety Test within 2 years of the date of the application being received by CPCS.

Courses at SB Skills

CPCS: Dump Truck – A56

A56a: Articulated Chassis – up to 15 tonnes
A56b: Articulated Chassis – all sizes


What You Will Learn:

  • Construction Safety Awareness
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for Work
  • Travelling and Manoeuvring
  • Setting up for Work
  • Working Tasks
  • Completing Work
  • Shutting Down
  • Theory Test Learning.

Course Elements:

CPCS Theory Test – max . duration: 1hr
CPCS Practical Test – max . duration: 1hr 30min


Awarding body:

CPCS


Who should attend?:

Either novice operators who need a full novice course or experienced operators requiring a 1 day practical and theory test.

Experienced operators need only undertake the CPCS Technical Test (theory and practical elements), however familiarisation training is recommended. Please call for details.


Special requirements:

All candidates must have passed the CITB Construction Skills Health & Safety Test within 2 years of the date of the application being received by CPCS.

Courses at SB Skills

CPCS: Loader/Securer A49/50

A49a: non STGO; non-LGV
A49b: non STGO; LGV
A50: STGO


What You Will Learn:

  • Construction Safety Awareness
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for Work
  • Travelling and Manoeuvring
  • Setting up for Work
  • Working Tasks
  • Shutting Down
  • Theory Test Learning.

Course Elements:

CPCS Theory Test – max . duration: 1hr
CPCS Practical Test – max . duration: 2hr


Awarding body:

CPCS


Who should attend?:

Either novice operators who need a full novice course or experienced operators requiring a 1 day practical and theory test.

Experienced operators need only undertake the CPCS Technical Test (theory and practical elements), however familiarisation training is recommended. Please call for details.


Special requirements:

All candidates must have passed the CITB Construction Skills Health & Safety Test within 2 years of the date of the application being received by CPCS.

Courses at SB Skills

CPCS: Screener A43

What You Will Learn:

  • Construction Safety Awareness
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Preparing for Work
  • Travelling and Manoeuvring
  • Setting up for Work
  • Working Tasks
  • Completing Work
  • Shutting Down
  • Theory Test Learning.

Course Elements:

CPCS Theory Test – max . duration: 1hr
CPCS Practical Test – max . duration: 1hr 15min


Awarding body:

CPCS


Who should attend?:

Either novice operators who need a full novice course or experienced operators requiring a 1 day practical and theory test.

Experienced operators need only undertake the CPCS Technical Test (theory and practical elements), however familiarisation training is recommended. Please call for details.


Special requirements:

All candidates must have passed the CITB Construction Skills Health & Safety Test within 2 years of the date of the application being received by CPCS.