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 at our Hengrove Centre and you will have the opportunity to try Bricklaying and Plastering at out Ashley Down Centre.

 

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 in the 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 complete a

BTEC Entry 3 Certificate Vocational Studies Qualification, a BTEC Certificate Personal & Social Development qualification and you will complete an English and Maths Functional Skills qualification.

  • Introduction to Carpentry, Brickwork, Plastering & Painting & Decorating.
Who is it for?

This course is for 16-18 year olds who would like to develop construction skills in each trade area. 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 assignments to develop your Employability skills leading to a BTEC Personal & Social Development 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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