About the course
This one year full time course is aimed at those who have successfully completed a Progression Level 1 trade qualification or have a substantial history within the construction industry.
Student's trade knowledge and practical skills will be extended and the underpinning knowledge of six core trades (Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Plastering, Plumbing and Tiling) will be improved and assessed to meet industrial standards throughout the course.
One of the two groups on this Level 2 course will be sponsored by The Flagship Housing Group. This group will be known as the "Pre Apprenticeship Maintenance Operations Group". Flagship will work alongside the students, provide equipment and work experience and the opportunity to progress, via a successful interview and successful completion of the course, an opportunity to take up a Carpentry/Plumbing/Electrical apprenticeship with Flagship or RTF Services (one of their subsidiary companies).
Successful completion of a Progression Level 1 trade qualification or a substantial history within the construction industry. English and Maths at grade D (3) or Functional Skills at Level 2.
Core trades include Bricklaying, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating, Plastering, Plumbing and Roof Tiling.
7 units to achieve - 2 mandatory theory units and 5 trade related units which are split between practical and theoretical assessments.
Course attendance will be three days a week.
Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects in each academic year.
Where will the course take me?
After successful completion of this course and following an interview, outstanding candidates may progress onto a trade specific qualification (level 1) in the construction trade of your choosing or into Higher Education, or an Apprenticeship
Will I need any materials or equipment?
Safety boots, TMC branded clothing, Overalls, Work Trousers (available for purchase from TMC) folder, paper, pens and pencils.
Days & times
Starting September 2023