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Qualification: Quarry worker (no legal status)

Quarry worker (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • prepare, carry out and check own work in accordance with the properties of the stone and the methods of extraction,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • cooperate with co-workers,
  • operate machines and tools to cut, drill and transport stone in surface and subsurface extraction of natural stone,
  • load and transport natural stone and machinery in a quarry area.

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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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  • Completed basic education,
  • certificate of medical fitness to work at height.

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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 skills are verified in the selected assignment via the oral presentation of specialised theoretical knowledge about performance of the work.

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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, No providers have been entered for this qualification.

NQF Level: 
3
Access requirements: 
  • Completed basic education,
  • certificate of medical fitness to work at height.
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.