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Construction Technical - Level 3 Apprenticeship at Middlesbrough College

Course description

Apprenticeships allow 16+ year olds to start work and earn a wage, while learning new skills that lead to nationally recognised qualifications. Apprenticeships are designed with the help of employers in the industry, so they offer a structured programme that takes Apprentices through the skills needed to do a job well. Most of an Apprentice's training takes place on the job but they will also have to complete off-the-job training within the College. Producing detailed design solutions in buildings to ensure that they are energy efficient, functional and perform to Building Standards. Production of drawings, presentations using computer aided design software as well as hand drawn sketches, electronic visualisation and physical models. This framework will help to attract retain and develop talent in the maintenance sector. By providing a broad base of training and delivery over a range of craft occupations there will be increased productivity for the employer and employee. Units of study Health & Safety Construction working practices Building Surveying Obtain, assess and prepare tenders Monitor building and design projects Produce design, repair and maintenance schedules The Apprentice National Minimum Wage applies to all 16 to 18 year old Apprentices and to those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. If the Apprentice is aged 19 and / or has completed the first year of their Apprenticeship, the employer must pay the National Minimum Wage appropriate for their age. A breakdown of wage rates is available on the GOV.UK website.

Entry requirements

Achievement of Certificate/Diploma Level 2 in a related vocational trade Achievement of Maths and English qualifications at Level 2 or above Appropriate work experience and employment Physical fitness or wellbeing to enable learner to perform the demands of the job within industry. "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."


Online exam during or at the end of the course/units Practical assessment/exam Portfolio assessment

Future opportunities

Apprenticeship or further study at a higher level through vocational pathways such as:- Higher Apprenticeships in Construction Management HNC/D in Construction at Level 4/5 Higher Apprenticeships in Construction Management

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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