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L2 Extended Certificate in Land-based Technology

Who is it suitable for

This Level 2 vocationally related qualification is for individuals who wish to work in job roles such as sports ground care technicians and service technicians.

These technicians will keep land-based equipment and machinery in good working order through planned maintenance, as well as diagnosing and repairing machinery as required.

About

The qualification's combination of units provides learners with the flexibility to choose areas which interest them. Therefore learners have the option to develop their knowledge of:

  • health and safety
  • applying mechanical principles
  • using, servicing and maintaining tools and equipment
  • material preparation, shaping and assembling
  • servicing and maintenance of land-based equipment
  • performing thermal joining and cutting processes
  • understanding and following organisational procedures within land-based engineering establishments
  • servicing and repairing tyres and tracks
  • servicing and repairing cutting and mowing equipment
  • servicing and repairing harvesting and processing equipment
  • servicing and repairing soil preparation and plant establishment equipment
  • servicing and repairing pneumatic systems and components
  • servicing and repairing electrical systems
  • servicing and repairing hydraulic systems and components
  • use calculations
  • introduction to land-based workshop practice
  • introduction to land-based machinery operations

Progression

For some learners this qualification could prepare them for progression to further learning and training. For others, this qualification could also provide a useful recognition of their practical skills and knowledge, to aid their step from one job role to another.

Assessment

This qualification includes a practical approach to assessment. It also uses online tests and written assessments to ensure the learner's knowledge and understanding.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.

 


View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications