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Construction Operations (Level 2) Apprenticeship at Central College Nottingham

Course description

This course is for those employed in the Construction trade as a Ground Worker. You will attend college one day a week to complete the underpinning knowledge and portfolio building to compile the evidence you need for the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations. You will also study Functional Skills in English and Maths as part of the course and be required to complete an Employment Rights and Responsibilities work booklet to be awarded the full Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework Certificate.

Course content

The Apprenticeship is made up of the following elements:

  • NVQ 2 in Construction Operations
  • Level 2 Diploma in Construction Operations
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • ERR (Employment Rights and Responsibilities)
  • PLTS (Personal Learning & Thinking Skills)

Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grades D or above including English and/or Maths or agreed equivalents. You need to show that you are committed, and aware of your responsibilities to both yourself and the Company you work for.


Each unit is continually assessed. You present evidence of competence via practical assessments and production of a personal portfolio.

Future opportunities

There is no Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Operations. However there is the possibility, after gaining experience in your chosen occupational area, for you to progress into Occupational Work Supervision, Management or technical support areas.

Further information

You must be employed as a Ground Worker before enrolling. You will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times during your placement and at college when using any tools / machinery.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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    • The centre houses the recently completed Salon Central, a commercial salon with 40 hairdressing stations & 32 beauty treatment beds and the College's new 1000mConstruction Centre. It also provides courses in Business and IT, ESOL, Foundation for Apprenticeships and Work, Horizons (LLDD), Health & Social Care and Science. The Centre is also the base for the College's large International provision.