Level 2 Diploma in Building Maintenance, Multi-Trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations

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The Diploma level 2 course is for those who have already been successful in achieving a Level 1 qualification, or who are able to demonstrate skills/experience prior to joining the course. Achievement of this course will enable learner to move towards employment in the construction trade and to NVQ training. This curse is prefect for candidates that cant decide on what trade to specialise in. Once completed you can then go on to a higher level qualification in a particular trade.

Our accredited Vocational courses cover the full spectrum of trades and run for 2 days over a full academic year.

All prospective candidates will be subject to interview and assessment of their academic ability and will be expected to City College Nottingham Multi-craft/trade 3 be keen and committed to pursuing a career in their chosen trade.

Purchase of appropriate protective clothing and industry safety footwear is a requirement of the course.

You will study a combination of practical and theoretical modules to form a skills base and understanding of the trade, will be provided with the opportunity to improve your communication skills, and learn skills necessary to improve your chances of gaining employment within the industry.

You will study a number of units, including:-

  • Carrying out safe working practices in construction
  • Health & Safety Basic
  • Deliver reliable customer service
  • Moving handling and Storage
  • construction processes

And will also be able to pick units from a mixture of trades: Painting & Decorating, Plastering, Carpentry/Joinery etc

Will contain THREE elements: Vocational Study, Functional Skills (Maths, English and ICT) AND Employability, Personal & Social Development Skills

Level 1 or 2 Diploma in Building Crafts
In addition to the above, you will be required to develop your skills in Maths, English and ICT in order to operate effectively in the work place and at home (Functional Skills).
AND lastly, in order to improve your chances of getting a job in the industry, you will work on developing your Employability, Personal Development and Social skills.

Why come to City College?

  • No entry requirements
  • Class sizes of between 5-15 students, our tutors spend more time with our students
  • Support given if required such as 1-2-1 tutoring, extra classes
  • Employability Skills delivered to all students, possibility of work placements, CV writing, interview preperation
  • Choice to complete either functional skills or GCSE’s alongside your qualification
  • Friendly environment, no tolerance to bullying policy

Level 2 Diploma in Building Maintenance, Multi-Trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations

Entry Requirements
No entry requirements however a good understanding of Maths & English is required but support throughout the course can be given. You will need to complete either Functional Skills or GCSE maths & English if you haven’t obtained a grade C or above at GCSE.

You must have a keen and enthusiastic attitude to work and learn.

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in Maths and English

To successfully complete the full qualification it is necessary for you to achieve 90% attendance.

Assessment & Achievements
A variety of methods will be used, which may include multiple choice tests, and building a portfolio of coursework. All elements must be successfully achieved in order to gain full certification. The portfolio is supported by a number of tests, which are set and marked by the Awarding Body.

Length of Course
This course is a full time, college taught programme, over 2 days/week for one academic year (ie 3 terms), however, in addition to attendance in class, learners are expected to devote enough additional time as necessary for self-study, research and assignment writing, in order to complete the course successfully.

Detailed timetables will be provided on course commencement

Start Date
Classes commence in September/January

Attendance Requirements
Learners must achieve an attendance record of 85% over the duration of the course. Learners who miss any of their normal timetabled sessions will be expected to attend additional sessions (which may be with a different Tutor), to make up for lost learning hours. Learners who do not meet the attendance requirements will not be allowed to complete final assessment which leads to certification.

City College Nottingham, Carlton Rd, Nottingham, NG3 2NR

No cost for learners aged 16-18 years old. All other students pay a non-refundable Administration Fee of £10.00 regardless of status.

Please speak to our enrolment team for costs for students aged 19+

Equipment and materials are provided free of charge, however, should you wish to pursue your learning in more depth, you may be advised to purchase one or more text books from a recommended reading list.

Fee Waiver – If you receive one or more means tested state benefits (or you are a dependent of someone who is), tuition, assessment and certification will be free provided that you provide satisfactory ^evidence of receipt of benefits at the time of enrolment. Some courses are free of charge for all learners e.g. Literacy and numeracy, and certain Level 2 and Level 3 courses are fully funded by the Government.
^evidence must be current, and in line with funding criteria and partner audit requirements. You may need to provide further evidence when your benefit(s) are due for renewal, and you will be required to update the College in the event that your circumstances change over the duration of your studies.

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