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Bricklaying Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at Milton Keynes College

Course description

The construction sector is very diverse and requires a wide variety of specialist skills. A career in construction offers the opportunity to work in a range of environments from large new build developments through to domestic repairs and alterations. There are many progression routes available and construction offers the opportunity to pursue a rewarding and exiting career.

Entry requirements

To take part in this programme you will need:
• full Level 2 Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations or
• GCSEs at grades A-C in English, Maths and a Science (or equivalent)
• good IT Skills
• strong problem-solving and team-working skills
• an attention to detail and be able to use own initiative.

Assessment

Much of the programme is assessed in the workplace, however you will be required to attend college. The number of days that you will attend will depend upon the needs of your employer and your existing experience and qualifications, but this will typically be one day per week. Your time at college typically will lead to qualifications that are achieved by completing assignments and demonstrating your practical skills. Some elements such as functional skills are assessed by exam, but you will also need to gather evidence to demonstrate your competence, whilst in the workplace. You will be allocated an assessor who will guide and support you throughout your Apprenticeship programme.

Future opportunities

Applicants who complete the programme can look forward to progressing their career within the construction industry. Many senior managers within the industry began their careers as apprentices and opportunities to study at levels 4 and above often become available as your career progresses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Milton Keynes College directly.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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