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Certificate
OPITO-approved certificate - valid for 4 years
Duration
1 Day
Who is it for
Candidates who have successfully completed the OPITO Blaster Sprayer Training level 1 and have verifiable workplace experience
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No specific fitness requirements
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OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2)

A blaster-sprayer uses compressors, blasting equipment and paint praying devices to paint the surfaces of a structure.

The blaster-sprayer's route to acheiving OPITO training and competence certification is comprised of the following stages:

  • Initial training
  • Workplace experience
  • Competence assessment

Assessment Overview

An OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2) requires delegates to demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to apply paint to a structure.

Delegates are required to pass both a knowledge assessment and a practical assessment. The written test pass mark is 80%.


Assessment Objectives

Delegates completing an OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2) will be able to;

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to undertake blaster-sprayer projects on an industrial scale, while working safely and protecting the environment

Assessment Content

An OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2) includes;

  1. Contribute to effective work activities
  2. Contribute to health, safety and environmental quality
  3. Operate compressor equipment
  4. Prepare surfaces
  5. Apply coatings

Prerequisites

In order to complete an OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2), delegates must have:

  • A valid and in-date OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Training Level 1 certificate
  • A fully completed and valid log book, based on the OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Training Level 1 (WE) workplace experience requirements

OR

A *formal letter from the candidate’s current or previous employer stating that the candidate has been employed as a blaster-sprayer within the last two years, AND **documented evidence of having been employed as a fireproofer over the last two years. The formal letter and documented evidence must be authenticated by the assessment centre prior to confirming the booking.

*The formal letter must include details of the employer or employer representative’s position in the company, full contact details, and be signed and dated by the employer or employer representative

**documented evidence - the candidate’s CV as a minimum requirement