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Construction Technical Professional Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at New College Nottingham

Course description

Apprenticeships are a great way to advance in your chosen career. This qualification will prepare you to take on more responsibility in the workplace. Earning a wage whilst also studying for a qualification, an Apprenticeship can give you access to a real working experience, whilst also supplying the support from both your employer and a team of professional assessors from New College Nottingham.

Course content

NVQ Level 3 provides a further qualification to an advanced standard and concentrates on preparing students to take on more responsibility in the workplace.

This qualification is designed to be assessed in the workplace, or in conditions resembling the workplace.Students must demonstrate through a portfolio of evidence that they meet the relevant standards, and show that they have the required competencies.

In further education or training situations, the assessment is occasionally achieved through 'realistic workplace simulations'.

There are 3 possible routes to choose from within this course and this will be discussed in more depth at the interview stage.

Construction Advanced Apprenticeship 

This course covers theory and practical training for one of these chosen subjects: 

  • Carpentry & joinery
  • Electrical
  • Gas
  • Painting & decorating
  • Plastering
  • Refrigeration

Site Supervisors Advanced Apprenticeship

This course covers the following units:

  • Health & safety and welfare in construction and the built environment
  • Sustainable construction Maths in construction and the built environment
  • Science and materials in construction
  • Construction technology and design in construction
  • Building technology in construction
  • Project management in construction
  • Graphical detailing in construction
  • Measuring, estimating and tendering processes
  • Surveying in construction
  • Building surveying
  • Building regulations

Construction & the Built Environment - Design Advanced Apprenticeship

This course covers the following units:

  • Health & safety and welfare in construction and the built environment
  • Sustainable construction
  • Maths in construction and the built environment
  • Science and materials in construction
  • Construction technology and design in construction
  • Building technology in construction
  • Project management in construction
  • Graphical detailing in construction
  • Measuring, estimating and tendering processes
  • Surveying in construction
  • Building surveying
  • Building regulations

Entry requirements

You must:

  • Be aged 16 or over
  • Not be in full-time education or on any other training programme
  • Have lived in the UK for the past three years

There are no formal entry requirements for any level, however the employer may stipulate entry qualifications when recruiting an apprentice to a particular job role.

Students will be expected to have a contract to work a minimum of 30 hours per week. This must be paid employment. However, you can still apply for this course if you are actively seeking employment, but this must be in place before you can commence the training. 

As there may be different entry requirements for apprenticeships, depending on the occupational sector, all students are required to have an initial assessment test.

Assessment

Students will be assigned an assessor who will monitor their progress both in college and on site. Students are required to keep a portfolio of evidence generated in the workplace.

Future opportunities

You will be able to progress onto the following courses: 

  • HNC in Building Services Engineering, Civil Engineering or Construction
  • HND in Civil Engiineering or Construction
  • Foundation Degree in Construction Management
  • Degree courses in a variety of construction disciplines

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 April 2016

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