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Construction Apprenticeship in Construction (V1122E) What are the Course Details? Apprenticeships are employment led programmes designed for young people aged 16 - 24. You will have a job with a construction company and will pick one main trade to study. You will also come to College for off the job training to develop your practical skills and to learn the underpinning knowledge needed within your chosen construction trade. The Apprenticeship in Construction has 3 routes: Bricklaying Painting and Decorating Carpentry and Joinery To achieve you the Construction Apprenticeship framework; you must achieve the following. NVQ 2 in either Bricklaying, Painting and Decorating or Carpentry and Joinery Key Skill Application of Number Level 1 Key Skill Communication Level 1 Intermediate Construction Award Is the Course for Me? To succeed in an Apprenticeship programme you need to be focused on the career you have chosen; you might even want to gain some work experience in your chosen field before you start your course. You will need to be prepared to work hard both within the workplace and at College so that you get the best out of the opportunities to learn. You could be working for a large national construction organisation or a small local company. Work will vary from development of new buildings to maintenance and restoration of old buildings. Ideally you will have already found employment with an employer who is willing to support you through the Apprenticeship programme. If you haven't already found an employer then the College will support you in looking for a suitable job. You must be in employment in order to undertake an apprenticeship programme. What will I Learn? NVQ Bricklaying units include: Conform to general workplace safety Conform to efficient work practices Move and handle resources Setting out for masonry structures Erecting masonry structures Detailing masonry structures NVQ2 Painting and Decorating units include Conform to general workplace safety Conform to efficient work practices Move and handle resources Preparing surfaces for painting and decorating Applying paint systems by brush and roller NVQ2 Carpentry and Joinery units include: Conform to general workplace safety Conform to efficient work practices Move and handle resources Installing first fixing components Installing second fixing components Erecting structural carcassing components Maintaining non-structural carpentry work Intermediate Construction Award Key Skill Application of Number Level 1 Key Skill Communication Level 1 How will I Learn? You will normally attend College one day per week to develop your practical skills and to learn the underpinning knowledge required for your framework components. Your practical skills will also be developed in the workplace with the support of your employer. How will I be Assessed? Your NVQ will primarily be assessed by observation, written statements, oral and written questioning, evidence diary and mini assignments. Your assessor will visit you in the workplace to carry out assessments for your NVQ. Key skills are assessed by a portfolio of evidence plus externally assessed test. The intermediate construction award is assessed by external tests (exams). Your progress on the programme will be reviewed a minimum of every 10 - 12 weeks. This is normally done in your workplace. Targets will be set that reflect your individual needs. What Enrichments are Available? N/a Are there any Trips or Visits? N/a Is there any Work Experience? You will be employed with a construction organisation. What can I Progress to? On completion of an Apprenticeship your career prospects will have significantly improved and you can progress to technical or supervisory positions in the industry. You might also choose to progress to further study with a Level 3 qualification in Construction. Equipment Required: Safety footwear, overalls, stationery and text book, total cost approximately ?150 Please Note: Acceptance onto courses may be su

Construction Apprenticeship in Construction (V1122E) What are the Course Details? Apprenticeships are employment led programmes designed for young people aged 16 - 24. You will have a job with a construction company and will pick one main trade to study. You will also come to College for off the job training to develop your practical skills and to learn the underpinning knowledge needed within...

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