What's covered?

All Apprenticeships consist of a Framework of different elements. They must include qualifications that, when achieved, prove the Apprentice's competence in carrying out work of the Level and type identified in the Framework. Also included must be qualifications which demonstrate the technical knowledge of the job and industry, plus more wide ranging general skills required to operate successfully in the trade; these will include Maths, English and, if appropriate, ICT and Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

The different elements can be combined in one qualification, or be covered in separate qualifications, but all elements must be achieved to obtain a full Apprentice Certificate. This an Apprenticeship course designed for those wishing to build on their existing Construction knowledge, either to enter the industry at a higher level or to progress to a Higher Education programme.

Within the college delivered course there are eighteen units to cover: these include Health, Safety and Welfare; Sustainable Construction; Construction Technology and Design; Science and Materials; Surveying Processes; Project Management; Mathematics; Measuring, Tendering and Estimating; Building Technology; Environmental Science; and Building Surveying.

Your competence will also be assessed on-site with a choice of routes including: Estimating, Buying, Planning, Surveying, Site Technology, Design and General Construction.

What do you need?

You will need 3 GCSE grades at C grade or above including Maths, English and Science.

How you are assessed

You will be assessed in the classroom and in your place of work

How Long?

2 Years

What course next?

HNC/HND in construction

What could this lead to?

This course could lead on to full time employment

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Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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