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Port Operations

Port Operations Course

EAL Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Port Operations

This course involves the skills and knowledge needed for occupations in port operations including the ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems.

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Is this course right for me?

This eight month course is for learners who need recognition of their competence in one or more of a wide variety of port operations activities and also need a nationally recognised qualification at level two.

  • No formal entry requirements
  • You will be expected to be in relevant job role
  • Each application is considered on individual merit
  • Entry is subject to an informal interview
  • Learners must be at least 16 years old
  • Successful completion of current/relevant programme (including skills) and decision from progression board meeting

Please read the full entry requirements above as you will usually need to meet those as well.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge in one or more of a wide variety of port operations activities including:

  • Securing and transporting cargo
  • Moving loads and cargo by various methods
  • Handling various cargos
  • Planning and implementing a lifting plan
  • Berthing vessels
  • Handling and navigating port craft

This comprises two mandatory units and a range of optional units.

Mandatory units to be studied include:

  • Health, safety and security at work
  • Develop productive working relationships with colleagues

Choose from a variety of units available from the optional groups to make up the remaining credits for the qualification.

If you do not currently hold qualifications in GCSE Maths and English, you may be required to undertake the following:

  • Essential Communication Skills (ECommS)
  • Essential Application of Number Skills (EAoNS)

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Practical assessment during the course
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Written examination
  • If taken as an apprenticeship then reviews with your assessor and employer will take place every 1-2 months and you will be expected to have developed your skills and knowledge between each review

Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.

Following completion of this course you might want to try another one of our work-based courses.

  • Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No additional costs

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Sports Academy: While on this course you may be able to join our Sports Academy, if you have a talent for sport, we would like to hear from you.

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What are the entry requirements?

  • No formal entry requirements
  • You will be expected to be in relevant job role
  • Each application is considered on individual merit
  • Entry is subject to an informal interview
  • Learners must be at least 16 years old

Current student – what are the entry requirements?

Please read the full entry requirements above as you will usually need to meet those as well

  • Successful completion of current/relevant programme (including skills) and decision from progression board meeting

What will I learn?

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge in one or more of a wide variety of port operations activities including:

  • Securing and transporting cargo
  • Moving loads and cargo by various methods
  • Handling various cargos
  • Planning and implementing a lifting plan
  • Berthing vessels
  • Handling and navigating port craft

This comprises two mandatory units and a range of optional units.

Mandatory units to be studied include:

  • Health, safety and security at work
  • Develop productive working relationships with colleagues

Choose from a variety of units available from the optional groups to make up the remaining credits for the qualification.

If you do not currently hold qualifications in GCSE Maths and English, you may be required to undertake the following:

  • Essential Communication Skills (ECommS)
  • Essential Application of Number Skills (EAoNS)

Can I do this course in Welsh?

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.


How will I be assessed?

  • Practical assessment during the course
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Written examination
  • If taken as an apprenticeship then reviews with your assessor and employer will take place every 1-2 months and you will be expected to have developed your skills and knowledge between each review

What can I do next?

Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.

Following completion of this course you might want to try another one of our work-based courses.


Do I need to bring/buy any equipment?

  • Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course

Are there any additional costs?

  • No additional costs

Additional information

Level:

Mode:

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Disclaimer:
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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