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Mineral Processing Mobile and Static Plant Operator

Operating and maintaining specialist industrial equipment like excavators, dumper trucks and concrete crushers.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

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:

  • maintenance techniques

  • conducting risk assessments

  • project planning and organising

  • how to reduce the environmental impact of their work

Qualifications

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

None specified.

Documents
End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk with details.