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AIMED AT: Those working in the Lifting Operations industry planning and controlling lifts. There are no formal entry requirements in terms of qualifications, however, you must be working as an AP within the lifting industry. Click on the link below to complete the Skill Scan below and provide photographic ID.

UNITS: To achieve the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling and Planning Lifts. Assessment can be conducted partially remotely to minimise time away from your workplace. There are 7 mandatory units. This NVQ is included as part of the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations & Planning Lifts – Appointed Person.


  • The assessor will support you in completing your portfolio
  • Evidence includes a Witness Testimony and relevant site and H&S documentation
  • Completion in 8 – 12 weeks, providing you have the time
  • Write or record answers to knowledge units via a discussion

CERTIFICATE: Your CITB recognised certificate will be emailed to you upon completion and you can apply for your Blue CPCS card. Before applying for your card, ensure that your Health, Safety and Environment Test is up to date, you can book here: Pearson VUE – CITB link

Benefits of completing the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations & Planning Lifts – Appointed Person

  • Demonstrates commitment to personal and professional development
  • Increased earning potential
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competence to an industry standard
  • Access to the Blue CPCS card

UNIT SPECIFICATION: Building & Civil Engineering Pathway

Mandatory Units:

M/503/2915: Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships i

J/504/8747: Planning Lifting Activities Using Cranes and/or Lifting Equipment

R/504/8749: Planning and Establishing Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Systems

M/504/8547: Planning Activities and Resources to Meet Work Requirements

M/600/7328: Evaluating and Selecting Work Methods to Meet Project Requirements 

Y/600/7331: Planning the Preparation of the Site for the Project or Operation

Y/600/7341: Identifying, Allocating and Planning the Deployment and Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery

Training • Safety • Courses

Blending decades of combined industry experience with innovation, Target Zero Training was established by skilled construction professionals who are passionate about delivering comprehensive training solutions to businesses in the sector. Our health and safety awareness courses and tailored programmes contain engaging, up to date content and are designed for corporations of all sizes.

Complete the Skill Scan by clicking here

Apply for the relevant CSCS card
Can be done remotely
Pay 50% up front and 50% only when you complete your NVQ
Fast turn around 4 to 8 weeks
Start at anytime, no need to attend college
Dedicated one to one Assessor

Why choose a Target Zero course?

One company for all your health and safety needs

Courses available at times and locations that suit you

Customised training solutions to meet your requirements

Working with parties of any size, from one employee to entire workforces

Delivering training from experienced industry professionals

Target Zero provides a wide range of health and safety training solutions to managers and contractors across the UK workforce. The aim of the courses are to provide high-quality training to equip anyone working in construction trade with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their roles safely. Whether you’re looking for a CITB Site Safety Course, including the HSA, SMSTS, SSSTS, SEAT and refresher, you can be assured that Target Zero delivers precisely the training your company needs. We also offer NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ’s and Mental Health training.
We offer a range of courses which you can take either online or in the classroom at our venues in Chelmsford, Peterborough, Crawley or Sheffield. The price of the courses varies depending on the length and contents of the training, for example, our Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme online course is priced at £149, whilst the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme online costs £449.

For your convenience, we accept a variety of credit cards and can also offer up to 50% when you purchase a bundle of e-courses.

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