Fulltime Classroom Engineering, manufacturing and construction

Construction Ground Work Skills

The aim of the programme is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to construct concrete slabs and paths and to lay kerbs, flags and paviors
under various conditions.

Employability Statement
The successful completion of the QQI L4 Special Purpose Award in Construction Ground Work
Skills will enable applicants to find employment as construction operatives laying, compacting
and finishing concrete together with laying kerbs, flags and pavior under various conditions.

Target Award

QQI Construction Ground Work Skills – 4S2854

Start Date: 26-02-2024 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 10 weeks

Education Requirements
Junior Certificate Standard or its equivalent.

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age.

Learning Aptitude
Good hand/arm co-ordination.
Ability to measure and quantify materials required for a job.

Previous Experience

Module Award Body
Career Planning
Concreting – 4N2849 Concreting (4N2849) QQI
Safety And Manual Handling
Kerb Flag And Pavior Laying – 4N2848 Laying Kerbs, Flags & Paviors (4N2848) QQI
On successful completion of the Training Programme learners will be able to:

1- Demonstrate knowledge of the construction industry environment. Practice safe manual handling
techniques and correct operation procedures for small plant and machinery.

2- Work on construction sites without being a risk to themselves or to others. Note: As an 8 hour
duration within one day, is a mandatory requirement to complete this Safepass module,

3 Lay, fix and join a range of kerbs/flags/paviors in a safe and efficient manner.

4- Mix concrete using a diesel concrete mixer, transport, place, compact and finish concrete using
hand float/trowel and power float.

5- Plan and Achieve realistic work goals.

6- Demonstrate a broad range of occupational competencies in a real work environment.


Kilcohan Training Centre (WWETB)


Unit 9, Ursuline Business Park, Kilcohan , x91PY80


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Course Recruitment Waterford Wexford Training Services


051-301500 051-301555