Duration: 24 months
Structure: 18 weeks of training, at college and vis remote delivery; on-site journal and evidence of work experience completed through OneFile
Location: Inchinnan (Glasgow)
Start dates: Continuous start dates available
This apprenticeship course is for people who want to gain a vocational qualification in essential civil engineering, while gaining industry experience.
You’ll learn a host of civil engineering principles, such as concreting, excavation activities and drainage, as well as the processes involved in health and safety, and levelling and setting out.
The course will cover practical principles in:
You’ll learn basic skills, knowledge and awareness in:
You’ll also focus on personal skills in:
Teaching and assessment
18 weeks of training delivered over 24 months.
Week 1: Induction.
Weeks 2 to 15: Theoretical and practical training at NCC Inchinnan in two-week blocks.
Weeks 16 to 18: Final assessments
Qualifications you gain
- SVQ Construction and Civil Engineering Operations (Construction) SCQF level 5
Methods of assessment
You’ll be regularly assessed using a range of methods, including written assessment, practical assessment, verbal questioning and presentation, and multiple-choice testing. You’ll also be required to complete college-based and site-based activity journals. You’ll be given clear, direct and constructive feedback to enable you to make progress and successfully complete the course.
Mandatory entry requirements
To help us assess your suitability for the course, you'll need to complete a skills learning exercise and possibly attend college for further tests.
The course involves:
- strenuous physical activity
- working at heights
- wearing PPE/RPE
- working to deadlines
After this course
Following completion of the Modern Apprenticeship, candidates should be able to work as a dry lining fixer in the construction industry.