Construction – Technical and Professional – Advanced Apprenticeship

To undertake this course you will need to be employed within a construction office or construction site office as a technician involved in a variety of activities including surveying, planning and organising work and contracting.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length Up to 48 months

A Technical and Professional Construction Apprentice will be involved in a variety of activities including surveying, planning and organising work, and contracting. You will also be given the knowledge you need to develop your skills in your workplace.

Topics include:

  • Learn to prepare and process invitations to tender in construction
  • Understand construction and the built environment
  • Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction – ensuring these are always followed
  • Keep detailed records of the condition of property in construction
  • Prepare for work operations in construction
  • Learn to manage your time effectively
  • Develop skills in communication and team-work

You will achieve:

  • IFA Level 3 Construction Apprenticeship
  • End Point Assessment
  • If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths)

Next steps… Some Apprentices go into employment OR progress onto a Level 4 Construction – Technical and Professional Apprenticeship.

Examples of job roles include: Construction Technician/Site Manager.

Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths and in some cases ICT. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme. An interest in the industry is essential and you must be employed as a trainee construction technician.


The faculty has two IT suites as well as a Learning Centre with course appropriate text books. The construction centrealso has a refectory. There is a Geo Technical Lab for a variety of practical activities as well as a survey store with the latest up to date surveying equipment.

Additional Costs

A variety of text books will be required, as well as appropriate PPE. PPE should normally be supplied by your employer but if this isn’t the case, steel toe caps are a must!

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