Course overview

Maintenance Operations (Construction) Level 2 for adults City of Bristol College

This course gives you the knowledge and skills to enable you to achieve a recognised maintenance qualification which could lead to employment or an apprenticeship.

You will learn the foundations in this introduction to maintenance operations. You will attend College for nine hours across two days each week for a period of 35 weeks.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for people aged 19+ who have a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills in maintenance operations.

What you'll learn

You will develop the fundamentals of carrying out small-scale plastering, plumbing, painting, building decorating and carpentry repairs. You will also learn all about health safety and welfare in construction ranging from legislation to fire safety to accident reporting.

Course entry requirements

You will need an initial assessment in Maths and English at Level 1 (E) or to have achieved three GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) and above including Maths, English and one other technical subject e.g. Carpentry, Art, Resistant Materials.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:

  • Attendance
  • Exams
  • Online assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio work

Future career and study opportunities

On successful completion of the course you could apply for an apprenticeship in the maintenance operations industry or obtain employment.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationary.

You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You will also need to buy a workwear uniform. You may need a high visibility vest, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

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