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NVQs for Grips and Crane Technicians

The NVQs for Grips are available at Levels 2 and 3 and the Crane Technicians at Level 2.

Both qualifications are based on the 2006 version of the Grips National Occupational Standards and were developed through consultation with industry practitioners.

Please see below the qualification structures for the Grips and Crane Technicians NVQs:

These NVQs are available in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

To work towards an N/SVQ, learners must be in full-time or part-time employment or working as a freelancer in a role that will enable them to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that the N/SVQ covers.

They are assessed on the job as they demonstrate each of the competencies in the different units. They must also gather evidence to prove their performance, which may include witness statements from employers or external assessors confirming that they have demonstrated a particular skill or set of skills. This portfolio of evidence is submitted on completion of the NVQ.

For further details, it might be also of interest to have a look at the Key & Core Skills Signposting for Grips and Creative Skillset's Assessment Strategy (all PDFs):