Apprenticeships in Construction
You will learn on the job, building up
knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all
at the same time.
What will you do?
You are employed. You will work
towards a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), Knowledge Based
Qualification and Functional Skills.
What are the entry requirements?
You should have the potential to achieve the
requirements of the framework.
For the plumbing apprenticeships you
must have a minimum of GCSE Grade C in Maths and English. If these
certificates are more than 5 years old from the date of issue, then
you must achieve an initial assessment here at college of no less
than level 2 in both subjects.
What will you do?
An apprentice will work in their chosen craft
on a construction site:
- Painting and Decorating
How long will my Apprenticeship take to
The apprenticeship ends when you complete all
necessary components. It takes approximately 2 years for the
Intermediate Apprenticeship. You will be required to attend
college for 1 day a week or on block rotation depending on your
What opportunities are available
On successfully completing your
apprenticeship, you could progress to Level 3 in your chosen craft,
or to other technical or supervisor occupations within
How do I apply?
To be put on the waiting list you will need an
employer. If you find an employer please contact the
The skills and knowledge you will acquire are
highly transferable and there are many opportunities for
you to develop your career in this sector. You may also
go on to achieve other, higher level qualifications.
Qualifications required as part of the
You will be required to complete an QCF
Knowledge Based Qualification
You will be required to complete a
Knowledge Based Qualifcation
You may be required to complete Functional
Skills. You will discuss your individual needs with your employer
and college representative
HOW TO APPLY
Please download an application
form or contact the team below for more information, advice and
Tel: 0800 358 7575
Email: click here
Disclaimer: All courses are
run subject to numbers, and every effort is made to ensure the
information on this leaflet is correct. Doncaster College reserves
the right to amend the contents as deemed necessary.
For more advanced courses such as Degrees and HNC/Ds please click here.