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Construction Technical Advanced (L3) Framework Apprenticeship

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Type: Full Time

Subject: Construction

Level:

Start Date: Please contact the Information Centre for start date information

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

2 years

Level

Level 3

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.

You can apply for an Apprenticeship is you are 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

What does the course cover?  
This Apprenticeship course will cover:
•Health, safety and welfare systems in construction
•Preparing programmes
•Schedules of work in construction
•Operating project information systems in construction
•Preparing estimates
•Bids and tenders in construction.

Available pathways include:
•Estimating: Operate health, safety and welfare systems, prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development; prepare and process invitations to tender; prepare estimates, bids and tenders.
•Buying: Operate health, safety and welfare systems; prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development; monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials; Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment.
•Planning: Operate health, safety and welfare systems, prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development; prepare drawings and schedules; Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress.
•Surveying: Operate health, safety and welfare systems, prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development; prepare and monitor costs and accounts.
•Site technical support: Operate health, safety and welfare systems, prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development; Implement contract work; Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction work.
•Design Co–ordinator: Operate health, safety and welfare systems, prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development; Integrate and control project design information.
•General: Operate health, safety and welfare systems, prepare programmes and schedules of work; operate project information systems; develop and maintain working relationships and personal development.

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 Apprentices can progress onto Higher/Degree Level Apprenticeship, additional full time education. Qualified candidates can progress into full time employment, 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.

Other details

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

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