Construction (Plant Maintenance) – Foundation Apprenticeship

  • Duration: 24 months

  • Level 2 - Foundation Apprenticeship

The qualification is achieved through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training (at college) and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

This Apprenticeship framework is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to carry out you job role and support future progression within the sector. You will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage, and will attend college on a block release basis (8 blocks per year; five days a week) and should achieve the Level two Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.

Qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant Maintenance or Machinery Maintenance
  • Level 2 Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication Level 1
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number Level 1

Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English showing you have Grade G or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Communication and Application of Number listed above.

The job role for the Foundation Apprenticeship is Plant Mechanic and duties will include working on a construction site or in a workshop to given specifications, repairing/servicing vehicles/machines for various construction operations such as excavators, earth movers, forklifts, telescopic handlers, dumper trucks.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Assessment will be made through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.

Applicants would be GCSE standard (A* – D) and be in employment which supports the requirements of the qualification.

Note, you can only undertake this apprenticeship if you have been employed in your current job role for less than 6 months at time of enrolment if you are aged over 25. If you are under 25, this criteria does not apply to you.

After successfully completing the Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship, you can progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

This Apprenticeship framework is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to carry out you job role and support future progression within the sector. You will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage, and will attend college on a block release basis (8 blocks per year; five days a week) and should achieve the Level two Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.

Qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant Maintenance or Machinery Maintenance
  • Level 2 Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication Level 1
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number Level 1

Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English showing you have Grade G or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Communication and Application of Number listed above.

The job role for the Foundation Apprenticeship is Plant Mechanic and duties will include working on a construction site or in a workshop to given specifications, repairing/servicing vehicles/machines for various construction operations such as excavators, earth movers, forklifts, telescopic handlers, dumper trucks.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Assessment will be made through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.

Applicants would be GCSE standard (A* – D) and be in employment which supports the requirements of the qualification.

Note, you can only undertake this apprenticeship if you have been employed in your current job role for less than 6 months at time of enrolment if you are aged over 25. If you are under 25, this criteria does not apply to you.

After successfully completing the Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship, you can progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

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