Level 4, 5 and 6 Higher Apprenticeships in Construction

Level 5 – Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Operations Management

Includes:

This Higher Apprenticeship includes two specialist pathway degree qualifications: 

• Foundation degree Professional Practice in Construction Operations Management

Details:

The Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management is designed to provide the opportunity for progression from Level 3 advanced apprenticeships in Construction as well as from other construction sector related Level 3 qualifications. The programme will also be suitable for those who have significant experience of working in the construction industry but wish to progress to Construction Operations Manager job roles. 

 

This Higher Apprenticeship and Foundation degree in Construction Operations Management qualification are all work-based  and all apprentices must be employed in the sector to complete the programme. The Foundation degree has also been recognised as a direct route to Associate Membership through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Project Management Pathway. Usually, people completing qualifications need to gather evidence of competency through significant further experience of work prior to applying for professional body membership, but with this work-based programme, this evidence is gathered as you complete the course rather than afterwards.

Entry Requirements:

 

Individuals will normally have completed either an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction – Level 3 or other construction sector related Level 3 qualifications.

or

Individuals will have significant (normally at least 3 years) prior experience of work in the construction sector.

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Job Roles:

This Higher Apprenticeship is designed to prepare you for the following roles:

  • construction operations management
  • building and surveying technician
  • building services engineering technician
  • civil engineering technician

These programmes are also designed to give you direct access to professional membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) through their Project Management pathway.

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job-roles

Job Roles:

This Higher Apprenticeship is designed to prepare you for the following roles:

• Construction Site Manager

• Quantity Surveyor

• Commercial Manager

These programmes are also designed to help you to access professional membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors  (RICS Project Management or Quantity Surveying  and Construction pathways) and the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB Construction Management or Commercial Management pathways).

Level 6 – Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management

Includes:

This Higher Apprenticeship includes two specialist pathway degree qualifications: 

• BA (HONS) Professional Practice in Construction Site Management

• BA (HONS) Professional Practice in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

Details:

The Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management is designed to provide a defined progression route for professionals in the construction industry. It allows you to gain an honours degree after completing a relevant Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship.

The Higher Apprenticeships are work based and all apprentices must be employed in the sector. They are designed to provide an opportunity for you to access membership to relevant professional bodies by gathering the evidence of professional competency as part of the programmes. Usually, applicants for professional body membership complete a higher education qualification and then have to gather evidence based on subsequent experience in work.

The work-based degree approach is designed to enable direct access to professional body membership, providing a significant time advantage that is valued by employers.

Entry Requirements:

 

Individuals will have completed either the Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Operations Management – Level 5, or other construction sector related Level 5 qualifications equivalent to 240 credits at levels 4 and 5. 

or

Individuals will have significant (normally at least 5 years) prior experience of work in the construction sector at supervisor or higher level.

Individuals must be employed as Higher Apprentices in the construction sector.