Level 3 Construction Support Technician

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What is the course about?

This occupation is found in and throughout the construction and built environment sector, including construction contracting and associated supply chain subcontractors. Construction Contracting Operations Technicians operate in a range of settings including estimating, planning, buying, site, quantity surveying and design and build roles. Site and office environments include industrial, commercial, residential, refurbishment, heritage, retail and public sector projects. They may be employed by large contracting organisations such as major national housebuilding contractors and civil engineering contractors, as well as a significant number of small and medium sized contractors and subcontractors such as building services companies, insulation contractors, groundworkers, roofing companies, plasterers and decorators together with a host of other specialised construction areas.

The broad purpose of the occupation is working in an exciting and dynamic environment which could be in an office or on a construction site at the heart of the contracting organisations including versatile activities using digital processes and systems to secure future projects and to enable progress and completion of actual construction sites. Technicians within this specific career area are engaged to interpret, analyse, contribute and directly assist construction contracting professionals working with a wide range of project resources and documentation regularly interacting with internal and external customers.


Successful completion of this course will result in the following qualifications: BTEC Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 (Extended Certificate) - 6030862X and L2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design - 60151158

What will be studied?

BTEC Units:

  • Construction Principles
  • Construction Designs
  • Construction Technology
  • Health and Safety in Construction
  • Construction in Civil Engineering


Off the job:

CPD activities:

  • Mentoring sessions
  • Professional updating sessions
  • CPD practice
  • Portfolio building
  • Research activities
  • Leading projects linked to the apprenticeship progrramme
  • In house training
  • Work shadowing
  • Attending classes within normal working classes

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24 months + 3 months EPA