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Piling Operations


The piling operations NVQ is a Cskills awards qualification that is recognised throughout the UK and Europe. We can visit your location in order to conduct the assessments and discussions. On completion you will be deemed a competent operator to CITB CPCS standards.

The city and guilds CITB CPCS piling operations NVQ is the industry standard qualification.

For an NVQ complete your details or call us

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About the Piling Operators NVQ

Once you have qualified for a piling NVQ you are ready for the  Construction Competence scheme card. It is not a difficult process and as with all of our training courses we offer visits to your site.


The test is conducted via a theory plus that includes professional discussions. We have various options available to undertake the process that consists of:

  • An assessment of the Profile/Skill Match

  • Must hold a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test

  • Should have experience in piling operations.

  • Someone will need to provide witness testimonies completed by employer or supervisor

  • You will need to provide a record or proof of employment

  • You should provide record of education

  • Undertake the practical assessment which is timed and working to the relevent industry standards.

  • A professional discussion will take place with a qualified assessor and will be taped.

On Site Assessment Service
  • Profile/Skill Match

  • Minimum of six months’ experience on category of plant

  • Operating category of plant on site to be assessed

  • Health and safety knowledge

  • Witness testimonies completed by employer or supervisor

  • On site practical assessment (minimum of two observations in workplace)*.

*Non-achievement of practical assessment will result in assessor’s recommendations, such as re-take, training etc.


Pre-Course Requisits:

Before taking the course you must:

  • You must have passed a CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.

  • You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

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