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Apprenticeship

Construction Support Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Apprenticeship
Duration
24 Months + End-Point Assessment

This qualification is for anyone who wishes to work within an exciting and dynamic environment. This could be in an office or on a construction site, at the heart of the contracting organisations including activities such as using digital processes and systems to secure future projects and to enable progress and completion of actual construction sites.

Entry Requirements

Employment in a relevant environment for a minimum of 30 hours per week. Four GCSEs, grade 4 or equivalent, including Maths and English; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

What will I study?

Construction Support Technicians operate in a range of settings including estimating, planning, buying, site, quantity surveying, and design and build roles. Site and office environments include industrial, commercial, residential, refurbishment, heritage, retail and public sector projects.

You may be employed by large contracting organisations such as major national housebuilding contractors and civil engineering contractors, as well as a significant number of small and medium-sized contractors and subcontractors such as building services companies, insulation contractors, groundworkers, roofing companies, plasterers and decorators together with a host of other specialised construction areas.

Technicians within this specific career area are required to interpret, analyse and directly assist construction contracting professionals working with a wide range of project resources and documentation regularly interacting with internal and external customers.

Method of Delivery

Apprentices will be based one day per week in College for two years (term-time) covering the Skills Knowledge and Behaviors (SKBs) associated with the apprenticeship. The apprentice must also complete a portfolio of evidence during their on-programme learning. The portfolio is a collection of the apprentices’ best evidence, gathered during the programme of training.

How will I be assessed?

At the end of the course apprentices go through the gateway to End-Point Assessment (EPA). The EPA will typically be 3 months.

Assessment consists of:

Project: Technical report with a question-and-answer session.

Professional interview/discussion with a portfolio of evidence.

Additional Costs

There are no specific College programme related costs, however, you will be advised of any additional costs during your application and enrolment process.

Qualifications received

Construction Support Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

Following completion of this apprenticeship, students can progress on to a Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree, or employment such as Construction Site Supervisor.

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