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Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations

West Herts College
Course summary
1 hour
Hemel Hempstead
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations:


This course is for students who want to work as a multi-skilled operative in the construction industry. As well as bricklaying, painting and decorating, and carpentry and joinery, there are also opportunities to become a site agent, contracts manager or self-employed contract operator. This course provides you with the practical skills you need in order to gain a working knowledge of construction trades, allowing you to build a successful career within the industry.

What will I study?

  • Maintenance Operations is made up of a framework which includes:
  • Roof repairs – repair roof sheeting and cladding systems and understand how to repair and maintain built up bituminous roofing
  • Plumbing repairs and replacement - understand methods for repairing and renewing plumbing components, sink and sanitary ware, rainwater systems and flashings
  • Painting and decorating – learn the methods for hanging standard paper wallcoverings and learn how to prepare background surfaces for tiling, painting and decorating
  • Carpentry repairs and replacement - understand working methods for carpentry repairs and be able to remove and repair timber work, fencing and ironmongery
  • Brickwork repairs and replacement – understand methods for repairing and replacing damaged bricks
  • Block paving - learn the skills required to block pave and be able to lay bricks and blocks
  • Plastering patch and repairs – understand methods for repairing and renewing plastered surfaces and be able to remove and replace plastered surfaces
  • Rain water drainage systems
  • Maths functional skill Level 1
  • English functional skill Level 1


There will be opportunities to improve your English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop the skills employers are looking for.

What can I do next?

Upon completion of this course, you will have a good foundation for future career opportunities and will be able to progress to a Level 2 qualification in a specific trade.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Applicants should have completed a relevant Level 1 course or completed sufficient work experience. You will be assessed to demonstrate that you can cover the range of skills required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Qualification awarded by the course provider

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West Herts College

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West Herts College

Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
WD17 3EZ

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