Marvel Trainings

Demolition Apprentice (TRAILBLAZER)

The CCDO Smart Card scheme offers a logical pathway from Apprentice to Manager. Exclusively issued by NDTG, the CCDO Smart Card scheme is respected industry-wide, independently recognised and endorsed. Many major developers and local authorities who commission demolition projects demand a CCDO carded workforce. NDTG makes quality CCDO training accessible for any demolition company operating in the UK today

If you reside in ENGLAND, you will undertake the TRAILBLAZER Demolition Apprentice Scheme. Your red Apprentice card will be valid for the duration of the 2 year programme. At the end of the programme, you will be required to take the End Point Assessment Test (EPAT) and assuming you are successful, you will receive a full BLUE Demolition & Refurbishment Operative card.

card valid for 2 years. This card is non-renewable


Carrying out the process of demolishing or part-demolishing structures ranging from standard brick and concrete buildings to bridges, industrial plants and power stations.

This cardholder must not be left working alone and should be in close contact with their company mentor throughout their programme.

The apprentice is given multiple theoretical and practical training courses.

Demolition Apprentice


Age Restriction

The apprentice is given multiple theoretical and practical training courses.


Applicants for the Demolition Apprenticeship must have the right to work in England AND spend at least 50% of their working hours in England. Existing employees may access the Demolition Apprenticeship, it is not just for new recruits.


£9000.00 - If your payroll is more than £3 million, you’re already invested in the Apprenticeship levy. Non Apprenticeship levy-paying Employers can pay 5% of the apprenticeship course cost, and the government will cover the remaining 95% through the process of ‘co-investment’. So Employers release £8,550.00 of Government Funding for a contribution of £450.00 CITB Grant: Attendance grant is payable up to the apprentice’s last date in learning or the typical duration of the standard, whichever is earlier. The attendance grant rate for starts is £2,500 per year. The achievement grant is £3,500 on successful completion of the Apprenticeship. So £8500 In total.


90 Days Off The Job required (This does not mean off Work/Attending Training, does include mentoring/workbooks etc.). Year 1 will encompass 23 days of training and Year 2 will encompass 11 days of training