Building Maintenance, Multi-trades Operations Level 2 at City College Brighton and Hove
Do you want to learn a trade? Through our range of full-time
courses and apprenticeships, we will help you gain the
qualifications and practical skills you need to build a career in Brickwork, Painting & Decorating, Plastering or Tiling.
The Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations is designed to develop your skills and knowledge, enabling you to work in the industry of your chosen craft.
It has been specifically developed to be delivered in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the tests are based on you showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.
On this course you will study the following units. These will be a progression from what you may have studied at Level 1.
General core units:
- Know how to carry out safe working practices
- Carry out safe working practices
- Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
- Information, quantities and communicating with others
- Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
- Building methods and construction technology
- Occupation specific units
- Know how to carry out small-scale masonry trade repairs
- Carry out small-scale masonry trade repairs
- Know how to carry out small-scale painting, decorating and associated trade repairs
- Carry out small-scale painting, decorating and associated trade repairs
- Know how to carry out small-scale plastering trade repairs
- Carry out small-scale plastering trade repairs
- Know how to carry out small-scale plumbing trade repairs
- Carry out small-scale plumbing trade repairs
- Know how to carry out small-scale wood trade repairs
- Carry out small-scale wood trade repairs
- Practical assignment
- Online GOLA examination.
5 GCSEs at grade E or equivalent, to include GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grade C.
All applicants must attend an interview and should have basic measuring skills and some experience of using basic hand tools.
Interview for entry: Interview required
Some background knowledge of the skills and techniques used in the industry would help and students may find it useful to do some background reading, using some of the trade journals and press reviews of the industry.
Good basic skills in communication and the use of the internet would also be an asset for the research of much of the subject area. Watching construction based programs and discussion groups would also help in preparing the student with terminology and phrases used in the industry.
To gain the diploma, you must be successful in all units and the practical assignment. They must also pass the GOLA online test, a separate knowledge test set and marked by CAA.
All full time courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2016. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment and the cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the college's learner support funds. You should apply for financial support as soon as you receive your offer letter.
After successfully completing this course you may wish to progress your skills and confidences by applying to one of our Level 3 courses. You may also wish to apply for an NVQ or apprenticeship.
Alternatively, you may wish to seek employment at trainee level.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Brighton and Hove directly.