OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2)
A blaster-sprayer uses compressors, blasting equipment and paint spraying devices to paint the surfaces of a structure.
The blaster-sprayer's route to achieving OPITO training and competence certification is comprised of the following stages:
- Initial training
- Workplace experience
- Competence assessment
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%.
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
An OPITO Blaster-Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2) includes;
- Contribute to effective work activities
- Contribute to health, safety and environmental quality
- Operate compressor equipment
- Prepare surfaces
- Apply coatings
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
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