Course Description

Construction Ground Work Skills

A great starting point if you are thinking of a career or apprenticeship in one of the construction trades, includes 4 weeks on-site work placement.

          What Will I Study?

  • Induction – Basic (005321)
  • Safety and Manual Handling
  • Safepass
  • Kerb Flag and Pavior Laying – 4N2848
  • Construction Ground Work Skills – 4N2848
  • Concreting – 4N2849
  • Career Planning
  • In-Company Work Placement

          Why Should I Apply?

  • Develop essential skills to join the construction industry
  • SafePass certification
  • High demand sector
  • Range of further training and career options
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryConstruction Safety, Construction & the Built Environment
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 4 Special Purpose Award Certificate in Construction Ground Work Skills (4S2854)
Course Start Date8th January 2024
Course End Date7th June 2024
Course Duration22 Weeks
Course FeeNo Fees
Entry Requirements-MINIMUM- -Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. -Junior Certificate standard or equivalent. -Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. -Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. -ADDITIONAL- -Good hand/eye co-ordination. -Ability to measure and quantify materials required for a job. -Ability to work as a team member and independently is desirable. -Be safety aware and ability to work at heights is desirable. -Physical attributes necessary to safely lift paving slabs, kerbs and other building materials is desirable.
Carear PathLearners who successfully complete the course will achieve a Special Purpose Level 4 Award in Construction Ground Work Skills and will be eligible to seek employment as Construction Operatives.
Course Code370649
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