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Construction Support Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

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Typical 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

You must be employed in a relevant role for a minimum of 30 hours per week. As a minimum, you should have 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths.

What will I study?

This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge skills and behaviours required to work as a Construction Support Technician in an office environment within the construction and built environment sector and will include the following:

Identify the suitability of health and safety documentation, including risk assessments and method statements, to assist in ensuring sufficient planning has been carried out for tasks to be completed safely.

Assist with the development of tenders relevant to the construction project, ensuring records of tenders are kept and processed within the required timescales.

How to use digital construction processes and systems and their use in the sector such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) or other computer-based software packages.

Interpret the different types of built environment contracts, project documentation, technical drawings and procurement processes in order to support the production of resource lists.

Use of project tendering, measurement and costing systems to assist with the planning of schedules of work and to provide early warning of problems for all contract phases on site.

Planning, carrying out and managing own work in line with management requirements, assessing tasks, scheduling work, achieving deadlines, reviewing performance and keeping records of work undertaken.

You will also produce a portfolio of evidence demonstrating examples of your work throughout the apprenticeship.

Method of Delivery

Construction Support Technician apprentices attend College on a weekly day-release basis and work for their employer for the rest of the time.

How will I be assessed?

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) will comprise of a project with 3000-word report and a 45-minute interview based on your 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

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 higher level qualifications such as the Construction Site Supervisor apprenticeship, the HNC in Construction & Built etc.

To find out more about how to become an apprentice or how to recruit an apprentice into your business, please contact York College Apprenticeships Team:

Tel: 01904 770368

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