The Level 2 Award in Utlity Avoidance and the Location of Buried Services is aimed at site managers, supervisors and excavation operatives to give them an understanding of how to avoid danger from underground services. It is also appropriate for site operatives responsible for clearing and area prior to and during an excavation.
The awarding organistation for this qualification is the ProQual awarding body and the regulatory body is The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual.) The specification for these qualifications has been apporoved by the Welsh Government for use in centres in Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessments (CCEA) for use by centres in Northern Ireland.
This qualification has been accredited onto the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF.)