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Professional Construction Advanced Apprenticeship at Derby College

Course description

The Advanced Apprenticeship within the Professional Construction Academy allows you to gain the technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with the functional and personal skills, required for your immediate job and future career.

You will gain these skills through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and the opportunity to practise and embed new skills in a real work context.

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction follows a pattern of vocational training to meet the requirements of an approved framework.

Course content

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills - Maths and English at Level 2

Entry requirements

You will need five GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English.  You will also undertake a screening test during your interview at College.  You should be employed in a relevant role.

Assessment

You will be assessed over a two-year period via assignments, observations, practical abilities, witness testimonies and off-site competencies within the workplace.

Future opportunities

You can progress to a Higher Level Apprenticeship, HNC or Foundation Degree or to any further specific training as required by your employer.  Ultimately you can take your studies to degree level.

This programme can pave the way for rewarding careers in Surveying, Site Management and Civil Engineering.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2016

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    • The Roundhouse houses our Engineering Academy, a state-ofthe- art facility that equips learners with skills to meet the needsof our large employers and their supply chains.

      The campus also includes the Hudson Building, home to our Construction Academy, which supports the demand for trained and qualified construction professionals. The nearby Johnson Building provides superb resources for learners wishing to pursue a career in the motor vehicle sector and acts as a hub for much of our partnership work with employers