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Construction Contracting Operations Advanced Apprenticeship (NVQ Diploma) Level 3 at Exeter College

Course description

To undertake this course you will need to be employed within a construction office or construction site office as a technician involved in a variety of activities including surveying, planning & organising work and contracting. Assessment is based on the activities undertaken in the work place, along with supportive evidence from clients, employer, work based recorder and assessor. This course is run in conjunction with the Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment. 

Course content

This is a competence based course and all activities will be work related, and evidence collected will cover some of the following topics: -

  • Operate Health, Safety and Welfare Systems in Construction.
  • Prepare and Process Invitations to Tender in Construction.
  • Record the Condition of Property in Construction.
  • Prepare for Work Operations in Construction.

Entry requirements

Firstly, you will need to be employed within the construction industry, if you are applying and current are working on “the tools”, you will have needed to have completed an appropriate trade specific qualification to at least Level 2. GCSE’s at grade A to C in Maths, English and a science are desirable but this will be discussed at interview.

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A variety of text books will be required, as well as appropriate PPE. PPE should normally be supplied by your employer but if this isn’t the case, steel toe caps are a must! 

Future opportunities

This course will provide you with the skills to take up the role within the work place as a junior technician. From this course, the normal progression route is the HNC in Construction and the Built Environment and potentially and HND or Foundation Degree in a similar subject at University.  

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 January 2016
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