NVQ Level 6 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice

The NVQ Level 6 qualification is intended for current workers in the construction sector. This course assesses a learner’s ability to demonstrate competence in their job role to a level acceptable for the construction industry and built environment.

How long is the course?

Approx. 3 – 12 months

Who is it for?

Construction Site Managers who wish to gain a Black CSCS Card or Manager Card

Course Content

The learner is assessed on site through a range of methods such as observations, evidence generated from the workplace, written questions, witness testimonials and professional discussion. The compulsory course structure includes the below mandatory units:

  • Promote a positive health and safety culture
  • Develop and implement the health and safety policy
  • Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
  • Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters
  • Identify, assess and control health and safety risks
  • Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety
  • Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety
  • Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures
  • Develop and implement health and safety review systems
  • Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice

Entry Requirements

Learners must be 16 or older and working as a Site Manager. Before gaining authorisation of enrolment onto the course the learner must complete an informal discussion and a questionnaire.

Courses at SB SKills

NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper

The trainer delivers to candidates with no experience all the way up to experienced
workers. On this course you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the
    industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook for the particular
    machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and
    explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and
    legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Forward Tipping Dumpers
  • Prepare the forward tipping dumper for use and operate machinery safely and
    efficiently
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Attach and set trailed/mounted attachment ready for work
  • Storage and transport of forward tipping dumper attachments
  • Explain loading/unloading procedures for machine transportation
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

NPORS Lorry Loader

The course teaches our delegates how to correctly use and operate HIAB Lorry
Loaders. The trainer delivers to candidates with no experience all the way up to experienced
workers.

By the end of this course you will;

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the
    industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook for the particular
    machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the vehicle and loader
    crane and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify all operating controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and
    legislative requirements
  • Configure the vehicle and loader crane ready for travel
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying
    terrain in open and confined spaces
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness
    to carry out lifting duties
  • Correctly deploy the stabilisers according to stated specifications
  • Comply with all requirements for Rated Capacity Indicators or Load Moment
    Indicators
  • Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads to be used
  • Carry out lifting operations using the full capabilities of the loader crane
  • Position Loads accurately at designated locations including onto and from the
    vehicle
  • Identify, fit and remove various attachments and lifting accessories as
    appropriate
  • Minimise load swing and ensure load security on the vehicle
  • Carry out all end of shift shut down procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading
    procedures for machine transportation

NPORS Slinger Signaller

The trainer delivers to candidates with no experience all the way up to experienced
workers. On this course you will learn:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the
    industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data,
    conform to relevant regulations and legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify and explain different types of lifting equipment
    and lifting accessories. Explain the basic construction, uses, applications and
    their functions
  • Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify
    non-serviceable items.
  • Explain procedures for placing non-servicable items out of service
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate the estimated weight of
    loads
  • Setup exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions and
    identify overhead hazards
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger Signaller
  • Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories
    and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity.
  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of locations using
    different methods of communication
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures.
Courses at SB Skills

NPORS Road Roller

The trainer delivers to candidates with no experience all the way up to experienced
workers. On this course you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the
    industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook for the articular
    machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and
    explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and
    legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for roller use
  • Prepare Road Roller for Use
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate knowledge of loading and unloading procedures for machine
    transportation
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

NPORS Plant Mover

NPORS Plant Mover qualification is recognised by the HSE. It shows that SB Skills Solutions
has NPORS trained instructors who are fully competent to train, test and certify operators.
NPORS is looked at as an alternative scheme rather than attending CPCS training. The trainer delivers to candidates with no experience all the way up to experienced
workers.
On this course you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the
    industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook for the particular
    machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and
    explain the functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and
    legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Plan Mover use
  • Prepare the equipment for use and operate machine safely and efficiently
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Learn storage and transport of machinery attachments
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading
    procedures for machine transportation
  • Carry out all end of work and shut down procedures

NVQ Level 3 in Roofing Occupations

This qualification is aimed at those who are involved in Roofing, more specifically installing roof tiles,
slates or both. The qualification is at level 3 although there may be some units at different levels.
Level 3 qualifications are primarily aimed at those who are fully trained and experienced in a wide
range of installation types including mitred, vertical, roofs with diminishing margins, curved/ swept
roofs and installations that involve non routine or complex work.
On this course you will learn:

  • Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the
    Workplace
  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  • Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Fenestration

This qualification is aimed at those who install doors, windows and conservatories or curtain walling.
This qualification is at Level 3 and should be taken by those who are experienced installers capable
of dealing with a wide range of problems, including working with installations that have complex
requirements, and who can deal with all aspects of an installation, including the identification and
rectification of technical problems.

On this course you will learn:

  • Maintain Health and Safety within the Fenestration Installation Working Environment
  • Identify and Rectify Technical Problems in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment
  • Improve the Work of the Organisation through the use of Resources, Communication
    and Working Relationships in a Glass or Glass Related Working Environment
  • Identify and Confirm Installation Requirements in Glass and Related Work
  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Cladding Occupations

    The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge skills and competence demonstrated by
    an individual in the workplace.

    In this course you will learn:

  • Conforming to General Health Safety and Welfare in the Workplace.
  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
  • Moving Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
  • Preparing Resources for Roof Sheeting and Cladding in the Workplace
  • Installing Roof Sheeting and Cladding Systems in the Workplace
  • Installing Roof Sheeting and Cladding Rainwater Goods in the Workplace
  • Optional units include:

  • Preparing and Operating Ergonomic Manipulating Machines to Lift and Transfer Loads in
    the Workplace
  • Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads in the Workplace
  • Refurbishing Roof Sheeting and Cladding in the Workplace
  • Repairing Roof Sheeting and Cladding Systems in the Workplace
  • NVQ Level 2 in Wood Occupations

    This qualification is aimed at those who have responsibility for carrying out work in construction
    related wood occupations in the workplace and onsite. Because of the wide range of wood
    occupations it is not expected that all candidates will carry out the same activities; the qualification
    is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility within the units available.
    On this course you will learn:

    • Site Carpentry
    • Bench Joinery
    • Structural Post and Beam Carpentry
    • Light Structural Timber Framing
    • Timber Frame Erection
    • Timber Decks and Cladding
    • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
    • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
    • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

    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.co.uk.