Construction

Introduction

Course Title: Level 2 Diploma in Construction Maintenance Operations
Course Code: HR214

Department: Construction
Course Type: Full time



Purposely designed to develop further skills and knowledge of the construction industry, this course is based in our modern purpose-built unit and is supported by the knowledge of our experienced tutor team. The course uses a mixture of practical and theory sessions plus online tests and practical assessments, designed to cover a diverse range of topics reflecting the local industry requirements. The extensive Kingston Maurward campus gives plenty of scope for real practical projects.

Overview

Qualification

Diploma in Maintenance Operations (Construction) (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Building methods, materials and technology
Building repairs
Painting and decorating
Plastering
Plumbing
Carpentry
Health and safety
Opportunity to work towards a CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card
Relevant work experience.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs minimum grade 3/2 or D/E, including English and maths OR Functional Skills at Level 1 OR a Level 1 qualification in construction or related area OR mature applicants with related practical experience. Applicants without formal construction qualifications will be asked to take part in a practical skills assessment at interview. You will need energy and enthusiasm for construction and will be required to complete a work placement within the industry. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Property Maintenance Operative Level 3 courses in allied trades Facilities management courses

Career Opportunities

Trainee level employment. With further training: facilities management, plumber, carpenter, bricklayer, property development.