Construction Contracting Operations - Planning Pathway

Level 3
18 Months

This programme is designed for both those recently started or currently working in the Construction industry. This apprenticeship covers a range of tasks, working in Site Technical Support and is ideally suited to persons who have completed a level 2 craft qualification or has achieved a supervisory role through time-served experience and is now working in a supervisory position which brings with it duties and responsibilities related to the following aspects: Health and safety control, planning work methods, delegation of work, ordering materials and arranging and contributing to site meetings with clients and contractors.

Who is this suitable for?

Our Construction Contracting Operations programme is designed to develop participants throughout their careers in the construction industry. Success on the Construction Contracting Operations programme may lead to employees being able to progress on to the Geason Higher Apprenticeship at Level 4 as well as a range of level 4 study options. The Higher Apprenticeship qualifications would be an ideal natural progression from the level 3 course upon its completion. Depending upon credit achievements gained from the Apprenticeship, applications directly to foundation degree or other undergraduate study in construction related disciplines at university may be possible.

Course Contents

  • Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the
    Built Environment (QCF)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • English and Maths (where required)

What will apprentices learn?

This programme covers the following subject areas:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare Systems in Construction
  • Prepare Programmes and Schedules of Work in
  • Project Information Systems in Construction
  • Develop and Maintain Working Relationships and
    Personal Development in Construction
  • Prepare drawings and schedules in construction
  • Assess, plan and monitor project methods and
    progress in construction
  • Prepare for work operations in construction

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:*

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/power point presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and roleplay
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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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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