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Construction Plant Maintenance - Skills for Work (Level 2)

This course will develop the practical skills and knowledge essential to working in the construction machinery industry.

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We have 2 sessions available for this course running in Downpatrick, Lisburn

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Construction Plant Maintenance - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Construction Plant Maintenance - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
16 Apply Now

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Course Overview

You will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment within the construction machinery industry as an Apprentice plant mechanic/technician. You will achieve all the Level 2 outcomes required to match the occupational framework.

Subjects studied will include:

• Plant maintenance
• Workshop practical skills
• Vehicle inspection
• Basic vehicle electrics
• Workplace health and safety

You will also have the opportunity to participate in the Young Enterprise NI programme which will develop your employability skills and help you explore the idea of starting your own business.

Entry Requirements
  • You must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs, including at least GCSE Grade F in English and Maths, however to help you succeed on the course it is preferable if you have a minimum of grade D in Maths and English.
  • You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE Grace C in these subjects.
Where will it take me?
Successful completion of the Programme-Led Apprenticeship course will enable you to seek employment as Apprentice mechanics/technicians within the construction machinery maintenance and repair industry, and progress to the Level 2 Apprenticeship programme at the College.
How will it make me more employable?
There will be periods of work experience in the construction machinery industry throughout this course. Successful completion of the course may lead to progression to the Level 2 Apprenticeship  programme and employment in the industry.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be assessed with a range of practical tasks and multiple-choice tests (online).
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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