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Completing a Construction Design and Build Technician apprenticeship will help you develop skills to help with essential building tasks such as planning, designing and project management.

The main duties and tasks of a Construction Design and Build Technician are:

  • Identification of client requirements in construction projects
  • Identification of health and safety risks in the design of projects
  • Checking of compliance with regulations on a construction project
  • The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
  • Assisting architects with the development of detailed design on a construction project
  • Co-ordinate design information on a construction project
  • Monitoring of quality on a construction project
  • Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction project

Entry Requirements

GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths and English. Or Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English.

Course Content

You will study and evidence skills in the following areas:

  • Client Requirements Assist in the assessment and presentation of client requirements
  • Health & Safety Identify risk in designs and suggest actions to reduce risk
  • Sustainability Assess, identify and record the environmental impact of projects
  • Construction Technology Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects whilst maintaining adherence to building regulations
  • Develop Designs Prepare and present design proposals and solutions
  • Design Documentation Control document production and design information
  • Monitor Compliance Inspect and report on quality standards and assist in commissioning of finished construction projects
  • Monitor Costs Understand financial and legal constraints and measure and record progress against budget

Will I compete off-the-job training?

Apprentices need to:

  • Complete a minimum of 6 hours a week (based on a 30+ hours a week contract) off-the job-training during the on-programme phase of their apprenticeship

How will I gain my apprenticeship?

You will undertake an End Point Assessment.

This will consist of three elements with the outcomes combined to decide the overall apprenticeship grade

  • Online Knowledge Test
  • Project
  • Professional Discussion
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