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General Construction Operations
Level 2

Apprenticeship:

General Construction Operations

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 24 months

General construction operations involves all aspects of groundwork ranging from health & safety and efficient work practices. The installation of street ironworks, laying modular paving, highways maintenance and placing and finishing non-specialist concrete in the workplace.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • Groundworkers
  • Landscapers
  • Infrastructure & Highway Engineers

Qualifications

  • General Construction Operations NVQ & Diploma Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English

Progression opportunities

  • Progression to roles such as: Site Foreman, Site Manager or Site Technical Support

Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Logical thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Time management¬†
  • Working safely

Apprenticeship:

General Construction Operations

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 24 months

  • New learners are assessed by a Skills Coach to ensure their suitability for the programme
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement, and development goals for the apprenticeship
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study

Modules

  • Conform to general workplace safety
  • Conform to efficient work practices
  • Install street ironworks/drainage
  • Lay modular pavement
  • Set out secondary dimensional work control
  • Establish work area protection and safety
  • Placing and finishing non-specialist concrete in the workplace

Assessments 

  • On-site assessments

Apprenticeship:

General Construction Operations

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 24 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Level 2 General Construction Operations course.