SVQ Controlling Lifting Operations: Supervising Lifts (Construction) at SCQF Level 7

Course Code: GC71 23
SQA Level: 3
SCQF Level: 7
Mode of Study: Part time/in the workplace
Length of Study: Dependent on employment demands
Entry Requirements: Please see entry requirements page


This qualification will confirm a candidate’s occupational competence as a Lift Supervisor. It informs employers, industry managers and card schemes that you have the skills required to conduct the duties of a Lift Supervisor to a nationally recognised standard. Ensuring that everything is carried out safely and in accordance to planned procedures for the various lifts you will be involved in can reduce costs and improve safety and efficiency.

Candidates will be assessed to the industry recognised National Occupational Standards (NOS) that have been developed by the Sector Skills Council (SSC).

Pass Requirements

Complete 8 Mandatory Units

Programme Content

Mandatory Units

Develop and Maintain Good Working Relationships
Supervising Lifting Activities
Maintain Systems for Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Protection
Co-ordinate Work Control
Allocate and Monitor the Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery
Maintain the Dimensional Accuracy of the Work
Co-ordinate Preparation for Site Operations
Allocate Work and Check People’s Performance