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.
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.
QQI Construction Ground Work Skills – 4S2854
Junior Certificate Standard or its equivalent.
Applicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age.
Good hand/arm co-ordination.
Ability to measure and quantify materials required for a job.
|Concreting – 4N2849||Concreting (4N2849)||QQI|
|Safety And Manual Handling||–||–|
|Kerb Flag And Pavior Laying – 4N2848||Laying Kerbs, Flags & Paviors (4N2848)||QQI|
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.