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Construction | Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations NVQ - Level 2

Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Campus: East Brighton Campus Entry requirements: Working in industry carrying out maintenance operations. Interview required. Assessment: Onsite assessment in the workplace and portfolio of supporting evidence. Qualification: L2 Building Maintenance, Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations (QUA913) Awarding Body: NOCN

Why this course?

This NVQ is delivered in your workplace and can start at any point throughout the year.

It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in two or more of the following: carpentry and joinery; painting and decorating; tiling; roofing; or an array of other construction trades.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0187-1C 01 Aug 2019 East Brighton This course can be started at anytime. You won't have to attend college, as this is an on-site assessment. 18 Months £1,250.00

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Course content

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units

• Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

• Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

• Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

• Deliver reliable customer service

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in some of the following optional units:

• Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace

• Clearing the Site and Handing Over on Completion in the Workplace

• Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace

• Repairing, Replacing and Renewing Gates, Posts and Fencing in the Workplace

• Maintaining Non-structural Carpentry Work in the Workplace

• Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace

• Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller in the Workplace

• Preparing Background Surfaces for Plastering, Tiling, Panelling or Painting/Decorating in the Workplace

• Hanging Standard Paper Wallcoverings in the Workplace

• Tiling Wall and Floor Structures in the Workplace

• Preparing Background Surfaces for Plastering, Tiling, Panelling or Painting/Decorating in the Workplace

• Removing and Renewing Floor Screeds in the Workplace

• Preparing Background Surfaces for Plasterwork in the Workplace

• Applying Finishing Plaster to Background Surfaces in the Workplace

• Maintaining Slate and Tile Roofing in the Workplace

• Repairing Roof Sheeting and Cladding Systems in the Workplace

• Removing and Repairing Eaves and Verge Finishing in the Workplace

• Repairing membrane roofing systems in the workplace

• Repairing Basic Stonemasonry Structures in the Workplace

• Repairing and Maintaining Masonry Structures in the Workplace

Course aims

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in two or more of the following disciplines Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Tiling,

Plastering, Roofing or Trowel Occupations within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

Potential
Careers

Potential Careers

Steel erector

Typical Tasks:

  • Examines drawings and specifications to assess job requirements.
  • Erects ladders, scaffolding or working cage.
  • Directs hoisting and positioning of girders and other metal parts and checks alignment.
  • Arranges for or undertakes bolting and welding of metal parts.
  • Checks alignment of metal parts using spirit level and plumb-rule.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 2.7% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £14,996

AVERAGE £21,509

POTENTIAL £29,367

Desired Skills:
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Learning Strategies
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing

Rail construction or maintenance operative

Typical Tasks:

  • Patrols length of track and visually inspects rails, bolts, fishplates and chairs for distortion or fracture.
  • Checks tightness of bolts and wedges, replaces damaged rail chairs and repacks ballast under sleepers if necessary.
  • Lubricates points, examines fences, drains, culverts and embankments and carries out any necessary maintenance.
  • Spreads ballast and lays sleepers or metal plates at specified intervals.
  • Positions lengths of rail, sets of points and crossovers and secures rail with bolts, wooden wedges or clips.
  • Fastens together sections of rail by bolting fishplates to rails.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 3.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £15,503

AVERAGE £24,453

POTENTIAL £34,320

Desired Skills:
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Learning Strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Speaking
  • Monitoring
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Road construction operative

Typical Tasks:

  • Inspects road surfaces for hazards or signs of deterioration, clears mud, weeds and debris from road and spreads grit or salt as required.
  • Cuts away broken road surface with pick or pneumatic drill.
  • Heats bitumen in bucket, applies it to newly laid asphalt and beats or draws tamper head on asphalt to close joints.
  • Spreads bitumen, tar or asphalt and compacts surface using roller.
  • Spreads aggregate over road surfaces using shovel and lays markings on road surface.
  • Removes damaged paving slabs and kerb stones, lays bedding of sand, concrete or mortar on prepared foundation, lays new slabs or stones and fills joints with mortar.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities -5% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £14,898

AVERAGE £21,821

POTENTIAL £30,654

Desired Skills:
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Monitoring
  • Science

Scaffolder, stager or rigger

Typical Tasks:

  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.
  • Examines scaffold tubing and couplings for defects and selects, fits and bolts scaffold tubes until scaffolding reaches required height.
  • Lays and secures wooden planking to form working platforms and fixes guard rails, ladders, cradles and awnings as required.
  • Erects jib, derrick and similar hoisting equipment and installs ropes, pulleys and other lifting tackle.
  • Forms rope slings, ladders, netting and other rigging and measures, cuts and repairs wire or fibre rope.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 2% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £19,929

AVERAGE £29,250

POTENTIAL £41,360

Desired Skills:
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
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