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Qualification name Diploma in Maintenance Operations (Construction)
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 7th September 2023
Cost description There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Purposely designed to develop further skills and knowledge of the construction industry, this course is based in our modern purpose-built facilities and is supported by the knowledge of our industry experienced lecturing team. The course uses a mixture of practical and theory sessions plus online tests and practical assessments, designed to cover a diverse range of topics reflecting the local industry requirements. The extensive Kingston Maurward campus gives plenty of scope for real practical projects during the study programme.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade 2, 3 or higher to include English and maths, a Level 1 construction qualification and a satisfactory educational reference. Mature applicants with relevant experience are also welcome to apply. Applicants without formal construction qualifications will be asked to take part in a practical skills assessment at interview. You will need energy and enthusiasm and will be required to complete a work placement within the industry. Tetanus protection is recommended.

View the key features of this course.

Units include:, Building methods, materials and technology, Building repairs, Painting and decorating, Plastering, Plumbing, Carpentry, Health and safety, Opportunity to work towards a CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card, Relevant work experience, English and maths.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

You will be taught by a combination of face to face and on-line theory and practical lessons.

Find out what material you will need.

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, ruler and eraser, A4 lever arch files, calculator. Protective overalls, work gloves and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor. Practical clothing suitable for the weather conditions necessary at all times. College branded Polo shirts and sweatshirts and cargo trousers are available for purchase at College.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed by a combination of coursework, written papers and examinations.

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Property Maintenance Operative, Level 2 or 3 courses in allied trades, Facilities management courses

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Name Kingston Maurward College
Address Kingston Maurward
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 8PY
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Email enquiries@kmc.ac.uk
Phone 1305238231
Website https://www.kmc.ac.uk/college/
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