Maintenance skills training of UK construction plant operatives: A pilot survey

Ruel R. Cabahug, David J. Edwards

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Conducts an in-depth examination of the current Certification of Training Achievement (CTA) scheme and critically appraises the role of construction plant operatives within the UK construction industry. Reveals a cacophony of practitioner disapproval of the CTA scheme and the Intermediate Construction Certificate (ICC) route towards attaining the National Vocational Qualification/Scottish Vocational Qualification (NVQ/SVQ) standard.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-30
Number of pages9
JournalStructural Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Construction industry
  • Maintenance
  • Plant and machinery
  • Training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction


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