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SVQ Level 2 Estate Maintenance (SCQF Level 5)

Qualification Structure


The SVQ Level 2 Estate Maintenance consists of 4 Mandatory Units and 6 Optional Units.


Mandatory Units (Candidates must complete all four units)


  • Carry out maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery

  • Develop an awareness of environmental good practice

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with others

  • Monitor and maintain health, safety and security


Optional Units (Candidates must complete six of the following units)


  • Assist with forest and mooreland fire fighting

  • Control pollution incidents

  • Install basic plumbing

  • Maintain and improve game and wildlife habitat

  • Maintain and repair paths or surfaces

  • Maintain and repair boundaries or access points

  • Maintain non-structural or structural components

  • Maintain slate and tile roofing

  • Prepare and operate a tractor with attachments

  • Prepare and operate a powered vehicle

  • Prepare plant or machinery prior to operational performance

  • Respond to incidents and emergencies in the-land based sector


How long will it take to complete?


On average it will take between 12 and 15 months to complete the qualification


Where will I study?


The qualification is work-based, with the majority of training taking place in the work environment. Performance, knowledge and understanding will be assessed in a number of ways including a personal portfolio of evidence and tutor observations.

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