Construction Plant Maintenance - Traineeship (Level 2)

This Traineeship course will develop the practical skills and knowledge essential to working in the construction machinery industry.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10770

Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

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Course Overview

The Traineeship programme will allow participants to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

A main vocational based qualification

Vocational skills development

Transversal and digital skills

Work placement

Literacy and numeracy qualifications at Level 2 (may include GCSE qualifications in English and mathematics)

Additional qualifications deemed necessary for work within a sector e.g. Health and Safety, CSR, manual handling

Course Modules

You will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment within the construction machinery industry as an Apprentice plant mechanic/technician.

Subjects studied will include:

  • Plant maintenance
  • Workshop practical skills
  • Vehicle inspection
  • Basic vehicle electrics
  • Workplace health and safety 

Ideal If:
You would like to start your career working with construction plant machinery.

You'll Learn:

How to service and maintain the plant & equipment used in the construction industry.

Developing your wider skills As well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, the Traineeship will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including:   Problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship

You'll Love:

Gaining work experience within the industry making you more employable. 

Project Based Learning will also be a key feature of Traineeships. ‚ÄčThis is a dynamic approach to learning in which you will explore real-world problems and challenges that have been developed with employers. With this type of active and engaged learning, you will be inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the subjects you are studying and develop a wide range of hands-on skills.  

You'll Progress:
Successful completion will enable you to progress to the Level 3 qualification in Construction Plant Maintenance under the apprenticeship programme if you secure employment or alternatively to FE at Level 3.

You'll Need:

 4 GCSEs including at least Grade D in Maths and Grade E in English or Level 1 in Literacy & Numeracy.

*Entry criteria may be subject to change

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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Further Education

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