Level 2 Diploma in Ground Works Operations

Please note that this is an industry specific qualification and does not lead to a CSCS card

The ProQual Level 2 Diploma in Ground Works Operations qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for existing workers and new entrants to the Civil Construction Industry, working in the specialised area of ground works operations. Candidates will utilise practical and technical skills needed to work as a ground works operative.

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

ASQ will carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.


Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge described in the unit. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.

Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include:

    • Observation report by assessor
    • Assignments/projects/reports
    • Professional discussion
    • Witness testimony
    • Candidate product
    • worksheets
    • record of oral and written questioning
    • Recognition of Prior Learning

    There are thirteen (13) mandatory units to be completed for this qualification.

    The following units are the required mandatory units:

    • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
    • Workplace health, safety and welfare in ground works operations
    • Operate a powered tool and equipment in ground works operations
    • Utility location and avoidance in ground works operations
    • Prepare for and carry out ground works operations
    • Installing drainage in ground works operations
    • Laying kerbs and channels in ground works operations
    • Laying modular paving in ground works operations
    • Lay and finish concrete in ground works operations
    • Working in confined spaces in ground works operations
    • Providing shoring support in ground works operations
    • Installing shallow pipelines in ground works operations
    • Conform to productive work practices in ground works operations


  • The fee for this qualification is £700 + VAT. See payment terms below.Candidates who achieve the requirements for qualifications will be awarded:
    • A certificate listing all units achieved, and
    • A certificate giving the full qualification title – ProQual Level 2 Diploma in Ground Works Operations


Flexible Options

Our assessments are conducted onsite or remotely using a variety of methods to suit the individual learner.

Extensive Courses

We deliver over 140 level 1 to 7 NVQ categories, with training spanning almost all competencies in the industry.

Expert Trainers

Our experienced trainers and assessors have a strong construction background and years of industry experience.

How To Book

We offer a variety of easy ways to register with us for qualification


Call us on 020 7680 7192.

We will talk through your qualification requirements, take your details and send you an invoice for payment. 


Send a message to: info@asqltd.co.uk

Please provide brief details of your qualification requirements and your contact details. 

We will send you a confirmation email and invoice for payment


We offer flexible payment terms with 2 instalments permitted to help you spread the cost of your qualification.

A 50% deposit is all you need to get started with the second 50% payment due before your certificate is issued.

We accept payment by BACs (internet bank transfer)

ASQ Cancellation Policy

Assessment Process

At ASQ we pride ourselves on delivering assessments professionally to ensure all learners are treated equally and fairly.

We put large emphasis on the practical elements of our assessments and training and appreciate the positive impact of a fun and enjoyable learning environment

Flexible Learning :

The process is largely conducted on site or remotely using a variety of communication methods to suit the individual learner, such as Skype, Telephone, Email, Remote Desktop and our online ePortfolio system.

The on-site observation is to confirm competence and that requirements are met through observing candidate normal day to day work activities.

Defining your needs

Our NVQs and Trainings are delivered or assessed through a combination of direct observation of performance, professional discussions, professional witness reports and through written assignment completed on provided workbooks

Delivering success

Individuals will be assessed by one of our specialist assessors, all of whom hold relevant high-level qualifications in learning and development and extensive experience in the construction industry

Providing support

Our assessment methods take the candidate’s learning needs into consideration and the process is simply built around the candidate. Our assessors are always available to provide guidance when required

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