Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations (Construction) CSkills Awards
This qualification is for students interested in working in the construction industry, this qualification is ideal for developing your skills and knowledge of general construction operations. You will learn about the industry, including the principles of constructing buildings, and about the types of information used in building design and construction. You will learn about health, safety
and environmental issues faced on construction sites, and how to communicate with others on the job.
You will also learn knowledge and practical skills about general construction operations, including how to: construct site protection barriers; lay domestic drainage; construct foundations, slabs and paths in concrete
We also offer Level 3 Diploma in Construction Operations – General Construction CSkills Awards
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations (Construction) CSkills Awards – 35 credits
Mandatory Units include:
Health, Safety and Welfare in construction and associated industries
Understanding information, quantity, communication with others
Understanding Civil Engineering Technology
Establish work area protection and safety – general construction
Lay domestic drainage
Place and finish non-specialist concrete
Optional units – to be arranged
12 - 24 months depending on course and individual circumstances
Oral and written unit assessments through student portfolio with practical vocational observation by a qualified Assessor; Witness Testimonies and Professional Discussion.
Aged 16 – 17 years old Or Young person with a disability and be under 22 years old, Or Young person who qualifies under the Children (Leaving Care) Act (NI) (2002) and who is under 24 years old.
18 – 24 years old working 21 hrs or above in a relevant job role
All aged groups, must be employed or working voluntary in a relevant job role
Students can progress to higher education, or commence employment within the construction industry.
Job Roles within the Construction Industry
There are a vast majority of roles that GCO can lead to