Construction Technical Advanced (L3) Framework Apprenticeship
Type: Full Time
Start Date: Please contact the Information Centre for start date information
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
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Do you enjoy developing a wide range of skills in design and drawing using technical equipment?
Are you currently working within the field and looking to upskill?
To become a Construction Technical Apprentice you will need good drawing and sketching skills and good communication skills. You will also need a willingness to learn new techniques and methods. This Apprenticeship covers a wide range of skills in estimating, buying, planning, surveying and site technical support or design.
Anyone living in England, over 16 and not in full–time education can apply.
Interview Skills Assessment
All candidates will be invited to a pre interview and initial assessments in English and Maths with the Apprenticeship Recruitment Officers.
What will I need
Entry requirements of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above including English and Maths.
A suitable supportive employer who will guide you through your apprenticeship. Vacancies are advertised on our website – https://www.peterborough.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeship–vacancies/
What is covered
This course will cover:
•Health, safety and welfare systems in construction
•Schedules of work in construction
•Operating project information systems in construction
•Bids and tenders in construction.
Apprentices are expected to attend college 1 day a week as part of 20% off–the–job training. Additional off–the–job training hours are expected to be completed within the workplace.
How is the course assessed
Coursework, exams and practical observations.
What can this course lead to
Successful learners can continue to work and gain promotion or learners could progress to higher education. Possible job roles could include: Estimator, Buyer, Planner and Surveyor.
Are there any additional costs
Learners may need to purchase uniform and/or equipment depending on the employer.
Being a Construction Technical Apprentice involves working with technical information and exact measurements therefore a good attention to detail is a must. You will be working a minimum of 30 hours a week in various locations across the country, this will vary dependent on workloads. You may need to think about how you will get to your place of employment and the travel costs. As an Apprentice you will be working in a variety of environments and weather conditions.
Your employed status apprentice will:
• Earn a wage – the national minimum wage for apprentices is £3.90 an hour for apprentices under 19 or over 19s in during their first year as an apprentice, although many apprentices earn more than this
• Get paid holidays
• Receive training