Mineral Processing Mobile and Static Plant Operator
Operating and maintaining specialist industrial equipment like excavators, dumper trucks and concrete crushers.
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
- apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) and taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before starting this apprenticeship
- What apprentices will learn
Apprentices will focus on being able to operate one type of plant machinery during their apprenticeship. They will also learn:
conducting risk assessments
project planning and organising
how to reduce the environmental impact of their work
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved an MPQC level 2 diploma in one of the following specialisms:
plant operations extractives
processing operations for the extractive and minerals processing industries
precast and prestressed concrete operations
marine aggregate extraction
Or an MPQC level 2 certificate in:
- dimension stone operations
- Professional registration
- How apprentices are assessed
A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.
This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.
You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email email@example.com if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.