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Construction Contracting Operations (General) Advanced Apprenticeship at Hull College Group

Course description

This apprenticeship is made up of:

  • Level 3 Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Specialist Construction)
  • Level 3 Construction Contracting Operations
  • General Level 3 NVQ Diploma
  • Functional Skills - Application of Number and Communication (Level 2)

Within the sphere of design, construction, maintenance and the use of buildings, a considerable input is that of the work of the Building Technician. Building Technicians work on both the pre-contract and post-contract side of development. Many organisations employ Technicians to manage the day to day maintenance of their estates.

Technicians have duties in the following areas:

  • Planning
  • Design
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Estimating
  • Site Management
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Maintenance
  • .... and several more

Day release route.  The course consists of two years with six units normally studied each year.

Course content

Year 1:
Unit 1: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
Unit 2: Sustainable Construction
Unit 3: Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
Unit 4: Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
Unit 5: Construction Technology and Design in Construction
Unit 18: Computer Aided Drafting and Design for Construction

Year 2:
Unit 6: Building Technologies in Construction
Unit 7: Project Management in Construction and the Built Environment
Unit 9: Measuring, Estimating and Tendering in Construction
Unit 12: Setting out Processes in Construction and Civil Engineering
Unit 15: Building Surveying in Construction
Unit 16: Mechanical and Electrical Services in Construction
Unit 17: Building Regulations and Control in Construction

Entry requirements

Candidates must be in possession of one of the following pre-requisites:

  • At least four GCSEs at grade A-C (to include Science, Maths and English)
  • A BTEC First Diploma in a related subject
  • Appropriate knowledge and/or experience gained from work or from other related qualifications such as an NVQ 3 in a building craft area
  • An employer

Future opportunities

All of our apprenticeships offer excellent progression routes, successful students can go on to study:

  • Higher National Certificate (HNC)
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Construction Management

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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