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CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) Course



The CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) will have 5 years industry experience and be looking to move towards managing a small team.

  • Certification

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  • Duration

    1

    DAY

  • Valid for

    3/5

    YEARS

  • Cost

    £200 ex VAT

    NON-MEMBER: £270 ex VAT

CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) Course Details

The CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) will have 5 years industry experience and be looking to move towards managing a small team.

The Advanced Demolition Operative (ADO) qualification encompasses all of the roles of the Demolition Refurbishment Operative and also allows for the demolition of load-bearing walls and structures by hand. As well as significant on-the-job experience, a CCDO Demolition ADO will have skills training in a range of equipment to undertake demolition works by hand including Safe Oxygen/Fuel Cutting, Working At Height, working to method statements and pre-planned cutting sequences.

The ADO will be coordinated and supervised by either a CCDO Chargehand or CCDO Site Supervisor.

The Course Comprises:

  • Legislation
  • Hand Structural Demolition
  • Temporary Works
  • Hot Works
  • Confined Spaces
  • Behavioural Safety
  • Plant & Equipment

The CCDO Topman Red card is initially valid for 3 years to enable a period of getting the knowledge obtained to be put into practice. In order to qualify for the CCDO Topman Blue card, the operative must pass the relevant NVQ within a 3 year period.

Who should attend

  • Candidates must have at least 5 years verifiable Demolition industry experience.
  • Candidates are required to complete a current Demolition Specialist or above Health, Safety and Environment Test Pass and a Current Approved Asbestos Awareness certificate (not e-learning).

Course assessment and certification

CCDO card and certificate.

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UPCOMING DATES

  • Friday 16th December 2022
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 12th January 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 26th January 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 9th February 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 23rd February 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 16th March 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Monday 27th March 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Wednesday 19th April 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 11th May 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 25th May 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 8th June 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 22nd June 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Monday 10th July 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 20th July 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 10th August 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 24th August 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 7th September 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 21st September 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 5th October 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 19th October 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 9th November 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
  • Thursday 23rd November 2023
    NDTG - Training Centre - MH
  • Thursday 7th December 2023
    Online - Remote Learning
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CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) (3 Year Card)

The CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) card qualifies individuals in the demolition of structural elements including operation of relevant tools, interpretation of drawings and structural hotworks. Holders will need 5 years’ experience in the industry (verified by a CV)  in order to sit the 1-day course. The red card is valid for 3 years and is non-renewable. Red card holders must complete NVQ Level 3 within the 3-year timeframe to convert the card to a fully qualified Blue Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) card.

CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) (3 Year Card)

Duties

  • Demolition including structural elements.
  • Operation of work tools.
  • Implementation of work in accordance with RAMS.
  • Interpretation of drawings/instructions.
  • Reporting variations to RAMS.
  • Structural hot works.

Pre-requisites

Must have held a Demolition & Refurbishment Operative 5 Year Card and have passed the Level 2 Demolition & Refurbishment NVQ. For direct entry, you must and have 5 years Demolition Industry experience. To obtain a Demolition & Refurbishment Operative card, you must meet all the pre-requisites for that card and complete the 1-day course. Find out more about the course and check you have the right card:

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CCDO Demolition & Refurbishment Operative 5 year Card

Current Demolition Specialist or above Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Touchscreen Test Pass. To find test centres local to you, call: 0344 9944488. To help you revise for the test, you can find revision questions here:

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Revision Questions

You must hold a current Asbestos Awareness Certificate (as a minimum). Other higher level Asbestos Training will be accepted. You can only obtain your Asbestos Awareness Certificate through NDTG, UKATA, ARCA, or ACAD. Find out more about the course with us:

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Asbestos Awareness

Pass Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) Course. You can complete the 1 day CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) course at NDTG venues nationwide.

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CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative Course

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CCDO Application Form - PDF CCDO Application Form - Online

PLEASE NOTE: The red card is valid for 3 years. This card is non-renewable. You must complete an NVQ level 3 within 3 years to convert your red Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) card to the blue Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) card. For more information, contact NDTG on 01442 217 144 (option 2).

CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) (5 Year Card)

The CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) card qualifies individuals in the demolition of structural elements including operation of relevant tools, interpretation of drawings and structural hotworks. Individuals will need to pass the Level 3 Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) NVQ in order to hold this card. The blue card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) (5 Year Card)

Duties

  • Demolition including structural elements.
  • Operation of work tools.
  • Implementation of work in accordance with RAMS.
  • Interpretation of drawings/instructions.
  • Reporting variations to RAMS.
  • Structural hot works.

Pre-requisites

Must hold the red CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) Card and achieve the Level 3 Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) NVQ. Find out more about the course and check you have the right card:

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CCDO Advanced Demolition Operative 3 year Card

Current Demolition Specialist or above Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Touchscreen Test Pass. To find test centres local to you, call: 0344 9944488. To help you revise for the test, you can find revision questions here:

Links
Revision Questions

You must hold a current Asbestos Awareness Certificate (as a minimum). Other higher level Asbestos Training will be accepted. You can only obtain your Asbestos Awareness Certificate through NDTG, UKATA, ARCA, or ACAD. Find out more about the course with us:

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Asbestos Awareness

Achieved Level 3 Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) NVQ. There are 7 mandatory units: VR209v2, VR210v3 VR211v2, VR212v2, VR154v3, VR763v1, VR218v3 and 3 units that are picked out of a choice of 4: VR155v3, VR156v3, VR157v3 or VR158v3.

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CCDO Application Form - PDF CCDO Application Form - Online

PLEASE NOTE: The blue card valid for 5 years. This card is renewable. For card renewal, operatives will need to sit the 1 day Advanced Demolition Operative (Topman) course. For more information, contact NDTG on 01442 217 144 (option 2).