Construction and Civil Engineering Services General Construction

Level 2
3 Months

Construction Operatives carry out practical tasks that help skilled construction workers; this may include digging trenches, mixing and laying concrete, operating machinery, using equipment such as cement mixers, drills and pumps, and move, load and unload materials. The work can also involve driving construction site vehicles. Operatives are often responsible for keeping the site tidy and looking after tools and equipment. Also following instructions from skilled workers forms an important part of the work.

Who is this suitable for?

This course is designed for workers within the groundworks trade to gain a recognised qualification.
To enroll on this course all candidates must be 19 years or older with at least 12 months experience within the trade

Course Contents

  • Induction to the programme
  • Confirming to general health, safety & welfare
  • Confirming to working practices
  • Moving, handling & storing resources
  • Establishing work area protection and safety
  • Placing and Finishing non-specialist concrete
  • Preparing and operating powered  machinery or equipment


The Assessment methods include:

  • Practical Assessment in the work setting
  • Opportunities to access group training
  • Individualised study

This qualification allows the operative to gain their NVQ Level 2 City & Guilds certificate which will enable them to apply & obtain their blue skilled workers card (CSCS card) – either online or by post.

Dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer. Our NVQ qualifications are delivered using various proven methods:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Career planning
  • Assessment Delivery


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year established2005year established
number of clients791number of clients
apprentices on programmes685apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes929NVQ learners on programmes

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