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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling (Construction)

Accredited by: PRO QUAL

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The Role group Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Tunnelling Operations(Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction and the built environment sector working across a broad range of areas. It is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where candidates are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction industry.

There are 11 specialist pathways:


1 –Hand Miner Pathway

2 –Shaft Miner Pathway

3 –Tunnelling Machine Operator Pathway

4 –Machine Tunnelling Operative Pathway

5 –Spoil Removal Conveyor Operative Pathway

6 –Tunnelling Operative Pathway

7 –Tunnel Fitter’s or Tunnel Electrician’s MatePathway

8 –Sprayed Concrete Lining Tunnelling Nozzleman Pathway

9 –Pipe jacking or Micro-Tunnelling Operative Pathway

10 –Separation Plant Operative Pathway

11 –Tunnel Transport Operator


It covers all relevant legislation affecting safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture within the workforce.

This course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

Intended Audience

The awarding body for this qualification is Role group Awarding Body  and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation ; It is also endorsed by the sector body for construction -CITB. The qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is published on Role group Register of Qualifications.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.



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Key Information.


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► £600 + VAT


► Virtual


► 5 Years