This accreditation assesses a learner’s ability to work effectively in a construction utility environment. Learners will be able to demonstrate safe methods for locating and clearing blockages in the telecoms utility pipe networks when working on utilities infrastructure.


Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Industry accreditation
Learning Outcomes
Know the processes, regulations and legislationsassociated with working safely in locate and clear
blockages in utilities
Know the procedures, tools, equipment, and materials for excavation for locate and clear blockages in utilities, including excavation and reinstate surfaces on utility network plant
Be able to carry out locate pipe blockage including excavation surfaces on utility network plant
Be able to carry out clear and repair pipe blockage including reinstating surfaces on utility network plant.
This accreditation is available toanyone over the age of 16 who is capable of reaching the required standard. There are no barriers that restrict access or progression thereby promoting equal opportunity. It is expected however that learners will have a level of literacy adequate to cope with the assessment.
Expectations at level 2
Achievement reflects ability to select and use relevant knowledge, ideas, skills and procedures to complete well-defined tasks and address straightforward problems. It includes taking responsibility for completing tasks and procedures and exercising autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance.

Assessment Criteria
Multiple Choice Question/Answer Quiz

Practical Assessment