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Construction Contracting Operations Apprenticeship

Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Construction Management




Level 3 NVQ Diploma
Level 3 BTEC Diploma

Course Start:


Course Length:

2 - 3 years


North Street Campus


Your employer will pay the costs associated with an Apprenticeship.

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Course overview

The construction contracting apprenticeship covers all areas of technical support in building and civil engineering projects:

  • Quantity Surveying
  • Building Surveying
  • Estimating
  • Buying
  • Planning and Setting Out
  • Surveying and property maintenance

What skills and qualities do apprentices need?

Good organisation skills, good communication skills, the ability to work well in a team. 

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade A*-C (9-4) including English, maths and science.

All applicants will be required to pass an assessment and be aged 16 or over, already be employed or have secured a work placement.

To search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies visit the apprenticeship vacancy website.

If you are aged 16-18 and unable to find an apprenticeship, you can apply for a study programme and switch over at any point when you do find one.

What would apprentices learn at College?

  • The underpinning mathematics and science related to construction and civil engineering
  • How to calculate the cost of construction works and monitor the progress against the budget
  • Surveying and setting out

No matter what level you are currently working at, you will be expected to further your skills in English and maths.

Next steps

After completing this course there are a number of options available; depending on your final grade you could move onto a higher education course including a HNC/HND, higher apprenticeship or a degree at university, or you could seek employment.

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