16-18 Year Olds


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

Entry Requirements

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


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.

Awarding body

City and Guilds


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.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 04/09/2023

End date: 28/06/2024

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Days of week: M Tu W Th F

Number of Weeks: 35

Weekly hours: 11.00

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