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Competence demonstrated by training & assessment.

It is a requirement of law (Quarrying Regulations 1999) that competence must be demonstrated in our industry. 

 

Managers in this industry must demonstrate personal competence and that of their workforce. VQs (formerly NVQs) are a  recognised way of doing this as they require candidates to undertake real, competence-based assessments within the workplace.

The following VQs are certificated by MPQC:

MPQC Level 2 Diploma in Mineral Products Mobile Plant Operations

MPQC Level 2 Diploma in Mineral Products Processing Operations

MPQC Level 4 Diploma in Managing Processing Operations for the Extractive and Minerals Processing Industries

For crushing/screening, concrete/asphalt production and packaging.

 

 

MPQC Level 2 Diploma in Precast Concrete Operations

MPQC Level 3 Diploma in Weighbridge Operations

MPQC Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and Maintenance (Construction)

MPQC Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction)

MPQC Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance for Mineral Products Operations

Level 6 Award in the Managing of Quarry Drilling & Blasting

MPQC Level 4 Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management in Mineral Products Operations

MPQC Level 6 Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management in Mineral Products

MPQC Level 7 Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management in Mineral Products Operations

Level 2 Diploma Drilling Operations

MPQC Level 2 Certificate in Face Profiling for the Extractive and Minerals Processing Industries

MPQC Level 2 Award in Explosives Storage for the Extractive and Minerals Processing Industries

MPQC Level 3 Diploma in Shotfiring for the Extractive and Minerals Processing Industries

MPQC Level 5 Certificate in Blast Design for the Extractive and Minerals Processing Industries

MPQC Level 5 Diploma in Shotfiring Supervision for the Extractive and Minerals Processing

 

MPQC Level 3 Certificate in Workplace Instruction and Coaching

MPQC Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

MPQC Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

MPQC Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

MPQC Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

 

In addition Philip Brain Associates Ltd can also provide bespoke courses, which cover the knowledge requirements for the qualifications in Health, Safety & Environmental Management.

 

Philip Brain Associates specialise in the training & assessment of Assessors & Verifiers for the UK quarrying industry and have extensive experience in setting up in-house schemes for companies.

 

We are also pleased to be able to offer tailored CPD events for in-house assessment & verification teams. Using our experience of assessment & verification within the industry and best practice, drawing on our extensive experience working along with the a number of Awarding Organisations.

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For more information please view the above links or fill in the form on our contacts page.