Level 2 Groundworks Apprenticeship

Construction & Plant Assements
  • Info on Application
  • 18 Months
  • Apprenticeship
  • Yorkshire

The delivery is on a block release basis (3 days a week) on occasions over a period of approximately months. It will combine theoretical and practical training in the following modules:


The principles of health, safety, welfare and environmentally responsible work practices and how they must be applied in relation to the work, self and to others including understanding the principles of risk assessments.
Basic awareness of environmental and health hazards e.g. Japanese knotweed, asbestos. How to identify contaminated ground. conditions and the procedures for working safely on it.
Basic principles of Building Information Modelling(BIM), drawings, method statements, manufacturers’ information, work schedules and specifications.
technology including key factors and systems of work appropriate to different work environments and industry sectors (e.g. civil engineering, private residential, commercial)
the differences between modern and traditional construction methods and the physical and environmental factors when undertaking construction work and their potential impacts
the techniques to handle and move loads manually and with mechanical aids including guiding the movement of articulated vehicles, plant and machinery using hand signals, hand signalling equipment and verbal/electronic communication equipment and storing resources safely and securely
why, when and how health and safety control equipment should be used when undertaking groundworks (e.g. personal protective equipment (PPE))
the principles and methods of working within confined space work
erecting and dismantling access/working platforms
establishing work area protection
locating and excavating to expose buried utility services
providing temporary works including excavation support
the basic principles of internal/external drainage and ducting systems
measuring, marking, cutting and installing geo membranes to stabilise soil
gauging, mixing, placing, compacting and finishing mortars and concrete by hand and by mixer
reinstating excavations and ground surface finishes including installing street ironworks

Construction & Plant Assements

CP Assessments Ltd Unit 5 Globe Court Coal Pit Road Denaby Lane Industrial Estate,

Denaby Main Doncaster,

South Yorkshire DN12 4LH,

Tel: 01709 868181

Web: https://constructionandplantassessments.co.uk/apprenticeships/