Nuclear Decommissioning (e-portfolio) PAAVQSET Level 3 NVQ Diploma - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are work-related, competence based qualifications. They reflect the knowledge and ability needed to carry out a job effectively and show that a candidate is proficient in the area of work the NVQ represents.

This NVQ is particularly useful for you if you are presently working in the nuclear decommissioning sector of the nuclear industry as a supervisor. No matter what industry training you have had, the NVQ 3 Diploma is the recognised qualification in these important roles.
• What makes this course special – Industry specialist staff with up to date qualifications and experience. You will be a student of the Nuclear Skills Academy for the Southwest. Specialist assessment team. Accreditation for your specialist knowledge and training is given
Units of study/what is involved

Mandatory Units Group A
– Implement safe access systems in radiation/contamination controlled environment
– Contribute to your own development
– Access the risks of undertaking radiation-related work activities
– Contribute to technical leadership on nuclear decommissioning activities
– Manage your own resource
– Supervise radiation related work activities
– Provide leadership for your team
– Ensure health and safety requirements are met in your area or responsibility
Optional Units Group B
– Allocate and check work in your team
– Enable learning through demonstrations and instruction
– Enable individual learning through a project
– Manage a project
Optional Units Group C1 Mechanical
– Handover process engineering plant and equipment
– Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of processes engineering plant and equipment
– Deal with variations and defects in mechanical plant and equipment
– Diagnose and determine the causes of faults in mechanical plant and equipment
Optional Units Group C2 Electrical
– Handover process engineering plant and equipment
– Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of processes engineering plant and equipment
– Deal with variations and defects in electrical plant and equipment
– Diagnose and determine the causes of faults in electrical plant and equipment
Optional Units Group C3 Technical
– Hand over process engineering plant and equipment
– Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of processes engineering plant and equipment
– Deal with variations and defects in instrument and control systems
– Diagnose and determine the causes of faults in instruments and control systems.

Additional costs: £2,994 per candidate + visit cost, dependant on location (up to 5) £550 per visit.

Start dates throughout the year to suit your work situations.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed in a number of ways including, professional discussion, observation, use of witness testaments, job knowledge questions, and prior knowledge. Your performance will be assessed in the workplace by a suitably qualified assessor.

Progression Options

Degree courses. ILM Level 5 Leadership and Management.

Course Summary

Course Title Nuclear Decommissioning (e-portfolio) PAAVQSET Level 3 NVQ Diploma
Entry Requirements

Must be working in a nuclear related industry and in a supervisory capacity
and be able to meet all the criteria required in the NVQ. There will be a
pre-course skills match assessment completed by yourselves in conjunction with
an assessor.

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