Piling Operative

The following information for the Piling Operative course outlines key details such as the modules, dates and booking contact details.

Module name

Day off job training

CSCS & VQ registration, Induction and Introduction to ERR


Generic Health and Safety Awareness


Introduction to Pliing Operations and Piling Systems 


Organisational Procedures and Documentation 


Basic Geology


Manual Handling 0.5
First Aid at Work

4 + 1 day refresher

Environmental Awareness 1
Silnging & Signalling - CPCS style plus Pliing Specific 4 + 1 day refresher
Working at Height
Basic Plant Maintenance - concrete pumps, agitators, compressors etc.
Abrasive and Diamond Wheels 0.5
Fire Awareness Trainnig 0.5
Control of Plant and Vehicle Movement
Vehicle Offloading  and Loading 1
Operation and use of Powered Auxiliary Plant and Equipment 2
Concrete Technology, Delivery and Testing
Rigging and Derigging ICM48l 1
Total 25 Days

NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Piling Operations (Construction) - Piling Operative

  • 18 months - Off job modules spread over 12 months, followed by six months' portfolio build and assessment.

Federation of Piling Specialists - FPS
Contact: Kerry-Anne Hutchison
020 8663 0947

  • Midlands