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Qualification: Road inspector (no legal status)

Road inspector (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:  

  • accept and review technical documentation and  plan their work accordingly,  
  • ensure the quality and at the same time the financial efficiency of their  work and products while observing the principles of rational use of  energy, time and material,  
  • work in such a way as not to endanger themselves or others in their working  environment or pollute the environment,  
  • in communication with the various stakeholders they encounter  in their work, observe business ethics,  
  • inspect the component parts of the road area and safety area and  assess road safety,  
  • identify road safety elements and dangerous elements and factors representing a risk to road users,
  • note down findings following an inspection of roads and communicate and forward urgent information to superiors,
  • secure and inspect sites of maintenance work and secure danger areas in the case of unforeseen events and emergencies,   
  • observe road management regulations. 

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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 NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.

VERIFICATION

  • Candidates complete a practical assignment to demonstrate their mastery of the required vocational competences according to the requirements of the occupational standard and technical documentation.
  • The completion of the practical assignment may be accompanied by an oral presentation.

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  • Elementary education and a road maintenance NVQ or at least a secondary vocational qualification and five years' work experience in the road maintenance sector, with
  • a driving licence (category B) and
  • a medical certificate with an assessment of the candidate's fitness for work in the construction sector, issued by a doctor specialising in occupational medicine, which may not be more than two years old.  
NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary education and a road maintenance NVQ or at least a secondary vocational qualification and five years' work experience in the road maintenance sector, with
  • a driving licence (category B) and
  • a medical certificate with an assessment of the candidate's fitness for work in the construction sector, issued by a doctor specialising in occupational medicine, which may not be more than two years old.  
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.