What will I do on this course?
Unit 201/601 Health, safety and welfare in construction
You will learn all about Health safety and welfare in construction ranging from legislation to fire safety to accident reporting
Unit 202/602 Principles of building construction, information and communication
You will learn the basis of construction including the roles and responsibilities of various other trades and construction professionals. You will also learn about the documentation and methods of communication that are used within the construction industry
Unit 235 Carry out small-scale building repairs
You will learn about and gain practical experience of making repairs to brick and masonry work
Unit 236 Carry out small-scale painting and decorating repairs
You will learn about and gain practical experience of making repairs to paintwork and decorative finishes
Unit 237 Carry out small-scale plastering repairs
You will learn about and gain practical experience of making repairs to plaster and plaster based components
Unit 238 Carry out small-scale plumbing repairs
You will learn about and gain practical experience of basic plumbing and making repairs to plumbing components
Unit 239 Carry out carpentry repairs
You will learn about and gain practical experience of basic carpentry and making repairs to carpentry components
You may also be required to study Maths and English as part of your course.
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for 16-18 year olds who have a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills to start a career in Maintenance.
How Is this course assessed?
You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:
- Online assessments
- Practical assessments
- Portfolio work
What could I do next?
On successful completion of the course you could apply for an apprenticeship in the Maintenance Operations industry or obtain employment.
You will need to provide protective footwear and a high vis vest for practical sessions at college.
You will need to attend an information, advice and guidance session for this course.