Level 2 Traineeship in Construction Plant Maintenance

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


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10770
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Motor Vehicle

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Course Overview

The Traineeship programme will allow participants to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

A main vocational based qualification

Vocational skills development

Transversal and digital skills

Work placement

Literacy and numeracy qualifications at Level 2 (may include GCSE qualifications in English and mathematics)

Additional qualifications deemed necessary for work within a sector e.g. Health and Safety, CSR, manual handling

You will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment within the construction machinery industry as an Apprentice plant mechanic/technician.

Subjects studied will include:

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

You would like to start your career working with construction plant machinery.

How to service and maintain the plant & equipment used in the construction industry.

Developing your wider skills As well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, the Traineeship will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including:   Problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship

Gaining work experience within the industry making you more employable. 

Project Based Learning will also be a key feature of Traineeships. ‚ÄčThis is a dynamic approach to learning in which you will explore real-world problems and challenges that have been developed with employers. With this type of active and engaged learning, you will be inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the subjects you are studying and develop a wide range of hands-on skills.  

Successful completion will enable you to progress to the Level 3 qualification in Construction Plant Maintenance under the apprenticeship programme if you secure employment or alternatively to FE at Level 3.

4 GCSEs grade D-G, including grade 'D' in maths and grade 'E' in English or equivalent.

Applicants that have not obtained the above grades but can demonstrate an equivalent level of experiential learning may also undertake a NI Traineeship through Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).  Suitability will also be determined following an assessment of your current level of literacy and numeracy. If you have not obtained the stated entry grades for maths & English, but your assessment determines that you have the potential to achieve a Level 2 Essential Skill in numeracy and/or literacy over the duration of the NI Traineeship, you may be enrolled as an ‘Introductory’ Trainee, following the same programme as those of the Full NI Traineeship except for Essential Skills.  

*Entry criteria may be subject to change

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024

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Level 2 Traineeship in Construction Plant Maintenance
Y10770LF1A

Lisburn

02/09/2024
20+

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