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CAA Diploma in Excavation and Reinstatement of the Highways Level 2

 

Course Description

This course is aimed at people new to the Highway Maintenance Industry and is a Level 2 Diploma.

 

You will be taught how to lay tarmac, concrete, kerbstones, blocks and flagstones, operate power tools including stihl saw, floor saw, whacker plates and a one ton pedestrian roller, while working within Highways Agency specification and regulation for Road Building.

 

Course Structure

The course is made up of 5 units:- Health and Safety, Building Technologies, Excavation of the Highways, Reinstatement of the Highways and Traffic Management.  There are also an optional Levelling and CAT and GENNY units.

 

The course is made up of theory, with a final exam at the end of the year,  and practical assignments which are assessed throughout the course.

 

Employed learners will also undertake the QCF level 2 in Highway Maintenance.

 

All learners will be given the opportunity to undertake a CSCS Card application and Test.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 1 qualification in Ground Works
  • Maths, English and Science GCSE's at grade E or above,  
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English and attend an individual interview

Course Progression Routes

Successful completion of the course will give learners an opportunity to progress to the QCF Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervision or a Level 3 Building and Civil Engineering Extended Certificate / Diploma.   Further study opportunities to Level 6 are available.

Course Career Prospects

Completion of the Level 2 Diploma will give learners an opportunity to gain employment within either private Highway Maintenance companies or the Local Authorities Highway Department. 

 

Useful websites:

www.bconstructive.co.uk

www.summitskills.org.uk

www.cskills.org

www.nhtg.org.uk

www.assetskills.org

 

If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.

Specific Course Information Contact

Glen Riley on 07973 800154 or 01302 558210, or glen.riley@don.ac.uk

How to Apply

To apply for this course, click here to download an application form. Completed forms should be returned to Centralised Admissions, Student Services, Doncaster College, FREEPOST RRBE CXT2 ZTGA, The Hub, Chappell Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF.

 

After returning the form, you will be asked to attend an interview.



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