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Level: 4

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 3

Interview: Y

Course Summary

The typical duration for this Apprenticeship is three years but this will depend upon the previous experience of the apprentice and access to opportunities to gain the full range of competence.

The following qualification will be gained:
A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the Institution of Civil Engineers as meeting the educational requirements for EngTech MICE

English and Maths will at Level 3 will need to be achieved before taking the end point assessment and will be included in the Level 4 qualification.

This Apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to achieve Technician status with the Institution of Civil Engineers (EngTech MICE). The Technician Professional Review process for EngTech MICE is included in the end-point assessment process for this Apprenticeship and will lead to the designatory letters EngTech MICE and the status of Engineering Technician. 

Entry requirements

Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship. 

Course Content

The main duties and tasks of a Construction Site Engineering Technician are:

  • Dimensional control of construction projects
  • Assisting design teams with civil engineering solutions on construction projects
  • Supervision of specialist contractors
  • Contribute to the control of health and safety on construction projects
  • Recording, control and reporting of progress on a construction project
  • Contribute to the minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
  • Control the quality of works on a construction project


Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

  • Knowledge
  • Health and Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Engineering Principles
  • Construction
  • Management
  • Planning and Organising Work
  • Monitor Quality


Skills 

  • Health and Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Engineering Solutions
  • Construction Management
  • Planning and Organising Work
  • Monitor Quality


Behaviours

  • Professional Judgement
  • Commitment to Code of Ethics
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Commitment to Equality and Diveristy
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Work in Teams
  • Demonstrate Innovation 

How will I be assessed?

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

 

Careers

 

 

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Joyin Li

Joyin Li

Joyin surveys the future in Professional Construction

A chance remark from his grandmother in Hong Kong gave Derby teenager Joyin Li the idea of becoming a building surveyor.

Derby College is now giving the nineteen-year-old Professional Construction student the skills and access to work experience to follow his dream. As a boy Joyin enjoyed watching flats being built on his grandparents’ land when his family visited them in Hong Kong.

His grandmother commented that there was good money in building surveying…and her words stuck. Now he is studying Level 3 Professional Construction while enjoying work experience two days a week with Pride Park-based architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon.

The consultancy is a member of Derby College’s Employment and Skills Academy (ESA), which aims to nurture students as they move from education to employment.

He said, overall, the best part for him is the work experience saying “I learn a lot better, if I see it, rather than read it from a book.” Joyin gained a triple distinction in year one and is currently studying in year two.

Now he has targeted a place at Nottingham Trent University. He originally completed a Mechanical and Electrical BTEC Level 2 at Derby College before taking Professional Construction on the recommendation of a lecturer and fellow student.


I’m enjoying the course.


It’s set up a bit like university; they give you the resources and tell you what to look at, tell you what you need to know to pass an assignment, and let you get on with it. It will give you skills to progress at university. “I’m learning about architectural stuff, quantity surveying, building surveying building services, and engineering – all sorts of roles within Professional Construction. You get an insight into everything and get to pick what you want to do from there. 


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