The purpose of this qualification is to provide the energy and chemical industry with competent workers who have attained the operational skills and knowledge required to work as entry-level plant and machinery operators.
This qualification is suitable for individuals who intend entering into the industry or those already working as entry-level operators. The qualification provides a credential that will support career opportunities for graduates in a range of energy and chemical plant contexts.
Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision.
The Boiler Operation optional strand recognises the specialist skills and knowledge required to operate a boiler up to 20 MW liquid and gas fuel, or up to 6 MW solid fuel