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Construction Apprenticeships at Skills Made Easy

Course description

Are you keen to learn a trade or use your academic abilities to manage the construction process?

Skills Made Easy have apprenticeship positions that could see you start a fantastic career in the construction industry. Construction work can involve working with your hands and there are many different roles available in the construction industry including joinery, electrician, bricklaying, plastering, plumbing, painting and decorating and shop fitting as well as  the opportunity to work on larger projects. It can also involve the technical side such as quantity surveying, civil engineering and project management.

As an apprentice construction worker you are likely to work away from home, usually on building sites. A driving license can be useful, but not essential when working in the construction industry as you are likely to spend travelling between different sites

Level 2 and Level 3 apprenticeships are avliable depending on your age and current qualifications but also the industry you choose.

You will obtain an NVQ certificate or diploma and technical qualifications in your particular employment area and essential qualifications in Maths and English to support your ongoing development. You will be guided by your assessor who will work with you one-to-one throughout your apprenticeship.

What skills will I learn?

What you learn as an apprentice will depend on your role and the type of business, but this can include:

• Specific skills depending on the trade you have chosen

• Health and Safety

• Construction process from start to the finished building

• Project management

Course content

The content of your course will vary depending on the area of work you choose.

You may also be given the opportunity to work towards additional qualifications which may be required. For example, health & safety as well as mandatory industry qualifications such as a CSCS card.

Entry requirements

Candidates should be confident, hardworking and physically fit.

You will need to be able to work on your own as well as part of a team. Good numeracy skills can be an advantage.

Candidates are expected to be reliable, punctual and accurate with their work, and have a willingness to learn.

A minimum of a level 4 in GCSE Maths and English.

Future opportunities

A construction apprenticeship will provide you with skills which can be used throughout your career.

Construction apprenticeships can lead to becoming a project manager or site manager as well as equipping you with the skills needed to run your own business. You could even progress through the apprenticeship route and get a degree.

Further information

How to Apply:

Students attending a school that uses UcasProgress should use the UcasProgress website to apply

 

Other applicants can contact us direct

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017

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