Course Detail

College 16-19
Entry Level Award in Construction Skills
Further course information

This course will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Construction trade.

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Entry Requirements

You will need to have achieved 2 Grade 1 / G GCSE’s.

Course Content

As part of this course you will study the following units:

Phase 1: Generic Units, Bricklaying, Joinery
Phase 2: Wall Tiling, Construction, Operations, Painting & Decorating
Phase 3: Carpentry
Phase 4: Plastering, Plumbing.

Alongside your main programme of study you will also study either GCSE or Functional Skills in English and Maths if you have not achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above. If you have achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths, you will engage in extending these skills through a Directed Study Programme.


Both Practical assessment and paper-based exams are to be completed to show your knowledge within the area.

GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications are assessed through external examination and portfolio work.


Fees: £225.00


On successful achievement of this course you may wish to:

· Level 1 in either Brickwork, Joinery

Additional Information

Additional help and support is available should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

You will be provided with a pair of overalls and safety shoes/boots for workshop sessions.

Duration and Times

Next course available: September 4th, 2023
Days of week: M Tu W Th F
Number of Weeks: 35

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