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Qualification: Non-metallic minerals processing machinery operator (no legal status)

Non-metallic minerals processing machinery operator (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry and control own work,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • establish a cooperative relationship with superiors and co-workers,
  • prepare various types of compounds,
  • operate machinery for casting, pressing, extruding,
  • carry out mechanical treatment of semi-finished product/products,
  • carry out heat treatment of semi-finished product/products.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc. 

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD

Practical test

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  • Knowledge and skills in the field of technologies of work, materials and other components of products, manual and mechanical work processes, an ability to operate machinery corresponding to the level attained through a secondary vocational qualification in the processing of nonmetallic minerals,
  • a certificate of completion of a work placement in accordance with the occupational standard that is part of this catalogue, in all phases of the manufacture of products, adapted to a specific type of product,
  • two years' work experience in industry processing nonmetallic minerals.
NQF Level: 
3
Access requirements: 
  • Knowledge and skills in the field of technologies of work, materials and other components of products, manual and mechanical work processes, an ability to operate machinery corresponding to the level attained through a secondary vocational qualification in the processing of nonmetallic minerals,
  • a certificate of completion of a work placement in accordance with the occupational standard that is part of this catalogue, in all phases of the manufacture of products, adapted to a specific type of product,
  • two years' work experience in industry processing nonmetallic minerals.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.