Skills for Construction

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About the course

Do you like practical tasks?

Would you like to work in Construction?

During the course you will try different trade areas selected from Painting and Decorating, Carpentry, Bricklaying and Plastering.

These are site specific.

Entry Requirements

  • This course is suitable for learners who have limited success at GCSE.
  • This course is suitable for learners who may have attended an Alternative Learning provider.
  • You must be working at Entry 2 English & Maths Functional Skills or above. 
  • Have an interest Construction sector.
What will I do on this course?

This is a very practical course during which you will learn basic Construction skills, you will take a BTEC Work Skills qualification and you will take an English and Maths Functional Skills qualification.

  • Introduction to Carpentry- Ashley Down & South Bristol Skills Academy
  • Introduction to Painting and Decorating-Ashley Down & South Bristol Skills Academy
  • Introduction to Brick Work- Ashley Down only
  • Introduction to Plastering-Ashley Down only
  • Take English and Maths Functional Skills qualifications
  • Take a BTEC Work Skills qualification
Who is it for?

This course is for 16-18 year olds who would like to develop construction skills in each trade are. It will help to prepare you to progress onto a specialist construction course at Level 1, Employment or an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

Please click on the 'Apply' button below.

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a variety of ways throughout the course and you will have a chance to complete projects, present your work and undertake lots of practical activities.

You will sit an exam for English and Maths Functional Skills and carry out a range of work based assignments leading to a BTEC Workskills qualification.

What could I do next?

Progression could be into suitable employment, an Apprenticeship or onto further courses of study at Level 1.

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How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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