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Mineral and Construction Product Sampling and Testing Operations

Testing construction products such as concrete, cement and tarmac.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
14 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • knowledge of how materials are produced
  • understanding the properties of minerals
  • how to test products
  • quality control techniques
  • health, safety, and environmental regulations
Qualifications
  • apprentices will take a level 2 Mineral Products Qualifications Council certificate in laboratory and associated technical activities for mineral products operations
  • apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and Maths before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.