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An apprenticeship in construction is a form of vocational training whereby the apprentice follows a Construction Skills' approved framework to develop skills and knowledge, and then demonstrates and gathers evidence of their application in a construction environment.

In order to complete a Construction Apprenticeship, the apprentice must have been employed during the apprenticeship, have evidenced competence in the specified range of vocational skills and have an employed status at the time of completion.

Entry requirements:

  • No formal qualifications are required but experience in construction is desirable
  • Apprentices must have an employer who can cover the NVQ criteria

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Delivery:

  • Technical training is provided in the college 1 day per week, including time in practical workshops

Assessment:

  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Work based observations
  • Theory based tasks and tests

Progression:

From Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 to an Apprenticeship Level 3