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Construction Civil Engineering: Highways Maintenance

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Highways Maintenance Operative
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Certificate in Roadbuilding and Maintenance (Construction)
  • NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering - Highways Maintenance
  • NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services - Highways Maintenance (Construction)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Highways Maintenance - Excavation and Reinstatement Operations (Construction)
  • Certificate in Highways Maintenance - Kerbs and Channels (Construction)
  • Certificate in knowledge of Construction Operations-Highways Maintenance
  • Diploma in Construction Occupations
  • Diploma in Construction Occupations - Highways Maintenance
  • Diploma in Highways Maintenance - Excavation Operations (Construction)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.