Nigg Skills Academy

Off The Job SVQ 2

​Off the job - Scottish Vocational Qualification Level 2 which undertaken at the Nigg Skills Academy lasts 16 weeks

Work to be covered should include:

  • Prepare work areas for fabrication activities
  • Prepare materials required for fabrication activities
  • Prepare equipment for fabrication activities
  • Reinstate the work area on completion of fabrication activities
  • Store and control resources during fabrication
  • Obtain and interpret fabrication drawings
  • Contribute to effective working relationships
  • Work safely and comply with emergency procedures
  • Deal with hazards in the work environment
  • Use hot cutting equipment both manual and automatic
  • Use cold cutting equipment both manual and automatic
  • Tack weld artefacts in preparation for welding activities
  • Hand over pre-fabricated items for welding

Qualification at VQ level 2 that could be used to deliver this model would be Performing Engineering Operations GGOV 22 – Engineering Practices. This is a qualification which along side the National Certificate in Fabrication and Welding are the given qualifications within SEMTA's apprenticeships pathways and thus recognised by industry

Units are selected with a platework Bias though basic elements of welding and Pipefitting included are

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