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Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic


Construction equipment mechanics work not just within construction but also work in other areas including quarrying, demolition, utilities (water/gas/electric etc.), piling, rail, waste/landfill, housing, highways etc…

Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship (ST0805)

This occupation is found in the construction, plant and tool hire industry as well as allied industries such as rail plant, demolition and quarrying that use construction-based equipment. The broad purpose of the occupation is to service, maintain and repair the wide range of construction-based equipment used within the construction and allied industries such as mobile cranes, excavators, disc cutters, crushers, demolition plant, road-rail equipment, water pumps, telescopic handlers etc. so that they function correctly, safely and efficiently, allowing construction and other projects to be carried out efficiently and on time. This occupation provides a vital support service that is crucial to the prosperity of the country through completion of vital infrastructure projects such a (nuclear) power generation, roads, rail, airports etc.

The construction equipment mechanic checks, services and undertakes basic fault finding activities and will either through their own fault-finding activities or through given instructions, remove, dismantle, repair, assemble and refit a plethora of components, and ensure that the item of plant is fully functional prior to handover to the operational side.

Semester LD has a vast experience of dealing with major manufacturers in upskilling their workforce. Evidently, this is shown through our NVQ, Level 3 and HNC programmes in Engineering, Business, Fire Safety, Security and ICT. Some of these companies can be found on our About Page.

The Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship:

We will deliver the apprenticeship, at the employer location over a period of up to 2 years. Knowledge (Off the Job) will be delivered by distance learning online, and will be available 24/7.

On the job, you will be carrying out the duties of a Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic, supervised by qualified personnel.


Entry Requirements for the Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship:

You need to be ICT Literate

Qualifications we deliver to meet the Knowledge:

BTEC Diploma in Engineering Operations (individual units)


Assignments, Observation, Portfolio of Evidence


24 Months